is a list of strings which give the names of languages to use for messages.


  • All language names are conventionally given in English, and are capitalized, as in .
  • When a message with a name is requested either internally or through the Message function, the Wolfram Language searches for messages with names corresponding to the entries in the list $Language. Only if it fails to find any of these messages will it use the message with the actual name .
Introduced in 1991