Languages

represented# Languages

Multilingual support in Clarifai

The Clarifai API supports many languages in addition to English. These are represented as translations of the names of concepts so that when you search by concept name or get predictions from a model's concepts you can utilize the language of your choice.

Supported Languages

The currently supported languages are listed below.

Language

Code

Arabic (ar)

ar

Bengali (bn)

bn

Danish (da)

da

German (de)

de

English (en)

en

Spanish (es)

es

Finnish (fi)

fi

French (fr)

fr

Hindi (hi)

hi

Hungarian (hu)

hu

Italian (it)

it

Japanese (ja)

ja

Korean (ko)

ko

Dutch (nl)

nl

Norwegian (no)

no

Punjabi (pa)

pa

Polish (pl)

pl

Portuguese (pt)

pt

Russian (ru)

ru

Swedish (sv)

sv

Turkish (tr)

tr

Chinese Simplified (zh)

zh

Chinese Traditional (zh-TW)

zh-TW

Default Language

When you create a new Application, you must specify a default language. This will be the default language concepts are returned in when you do not explicitly set a language in an API request. You cannot change the default language. You can however change languages per request.

create new app

List language translations by concept ID

You can see all the language translations for a given concept ID with a GET call. This call supports pagination.

gRPC Java
gRPC NodeJS
gRPC Python
cURL
gRPC Java
import com.clarifai.grpc.api.*;
import com.clarifai.grpc.api.status.*;
// Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
// https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
MultiConceptResponse listConceptLanguagesResponse = stub.listConceptLanguages(
ListConceptLanguagesRequest.newBuilder()
.setConceptId("charlie")
.build()
);
if (listConceptLanguagesResponse.getStatus().getCode() != StatusCode.SUCCESS) {
throw new RuntimeException("List concept languages failed, status: " + listConceptLanguagesResponse.getStatus());
}
gRPC NodeJS
// Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
// https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
stub.ListConceptLanguages(
{
concept_id: "charlie"
},
metadata,
(err, response) => {
if (err) {
throw new Error(err);
}
if (response.status.code !== 10000) {
throw new Error("List concepts failed, status: " + response.status.description);
}
}
);
gRPC Python
# Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
# https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
list_concept_languages_response = stub.ListConceptLanguages(
service_pb2.ListConceptLanguagesRequest(
concept_id="charlie"
),
metadata=metadata
)
if list_concept_languages_response.status.code != status_code_pb2.SUCCESS:
raise Exception("List concept failed, status: " + list_concept_languages_response.status.description)
cURL
curl -X GET \
-H "Authorization: Key YOUR_API_KEY" \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
https://api.clarifai.com/v2/concepts/{concept_id}/languages

Get specific language translation for a concept

To get a single language translation you have for a concept you can get by the language code and concept id.

gRPC Java
gRPC NodeJS
gRPC Python
cURL
gRPC Java
import com.clarifai.grpc.api.*;
import com.clarifai.grpc.api.status.*;
// Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
// https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
MultiConceptResponse getConceptLanguageResponse = stub.getConceptLanguage(
ListConceptLanguageRequest.newBuilder()
.setConceptId("charlie")
.setLanguage("ja")
.build()
);
if (getConceptLanguageResponse.getStatus().getCode() != StatusCode.SUCCESS) {
throw new RuntimeException("List concept languages failed, status: " + getConceptLanguageResponse.getStatus());
}
gRPC NodeJS
// Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
// https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
stub.GetConceptLanguage(
{
concept_id: "charlie",
language: "ja"
},
metadata,
(err, response) => {
if (err) {
throw new Error(err);
}
if (response.status.code !== 10000) {
throw new Error("Get concepts failed, status: " + response.status.description);
}
}
);
gRPC Python
# Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
# https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
get_concept_language_response = stub.GetConceptLanguage(
service_pb2.GetConceptLanguageRequest(
concept_id="charlie",
language="ja"
),
metadata=metadata
)
if get_concept_langauge_response.status.code != status_code_pb2.SUCCESS:
raise Exception("Get concept failed, status: " + get_concept_language_response.status.description)
cURL
curl -X GET \
-H "Authorization: Key YOUR_API_KEY" \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
https://api.clarifai.com/v2/concepts/{concept_id}/languages/{language}

Add a language translation for a concept

To create a langauge translation for a concept you can POST that language translation.

gRPC Java
gRPC NodeJS
gRPC Python
cURL
gRPC Java
import com.clarifai.grpc.api.*;
import com.clarifai.grpc.api.status.*;
// Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
// https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
MultiConceptResponse postConceptLanguageResponse = stub.postConceptLanguage(
PostConceptLanguageRequest.newBuilder()
.setConceptId("charlie")
.addConceptLanguages(ConceptLanguage.newBuilder().setId("ja").setName("ボスコ"))
.build()
);
if (postConceptLanguageResponse.getStatus().getCode() != StatusCode.SUCCESS) {
throw new RuntimeException("Post concept languages failed, status: " + postConceptLanguageResponse.getStatus());
}
gRPC NodeJS
// Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
// https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
stub.PostConceptLanguage(
{
concept_id: "charlie",
concept_languages: [
{
id: "ja",
name: "ボスコ"
}
]
},
metadata,
(err, response) => {
if (err) {
throw new Error(err);
}
if (response.status.code !== 10000) {
throw new Error("Get concepts failed, status: " + response.status.description);
}
}
);
gRPC Python
# Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
# https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
get_concept_language_response = stub.PostConceptLanguage(
service_pb2.PostConceptLanguageRequest(
concept_id="charlie",
concept_languages=[resources_pb2.ConceptLanguages(
id="ja",
name="ボスコ"
)]
),
metadata=metadata
)
if get_concept_langauge_response.status.code != status_code_pb2.SUCCESS:
raise Exception("Get concept failed, status: " + get_concept_language_response.status.description)
cURL
curl -X GET \
-H "Authorization: Key YOUR_API_KEY" \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
https://api.clarifai.com/v2/concepts/{concept_id}/languages/{language}

Update a language translation for a concept

To update a langauge translation for a concept you can PATCH that language translation.

gRPC Java
gRPC NodeJS
gRPC Python
cURL
gRPC Java
import com.clarifai.grpc.api.*;
import com.clarifai.grpc.api.status.*;
// Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
// https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
MultiConceptResponse patchConceptLanguageResponse = stub.patchConceptLanguage(
PatchConceptLanguageRequest.newBuilder()
.setAction("overwrite")
.setConceptId("charlie")
.addConceptLanguages(ConceptLanguage.newBuilder().setId("ja").setName("new name"))
.build()
);
if (patchConceptLanguageResponse.getStatus().getCode() != StatusCode.SUCCESS) {
throw new RuntimeException("Patch concept languages failed, status: " + patchConceptLanguageResponse.getStatus());
}
gRPC NodeJS
// Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
// https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
stub.PatchConceptLanguage(
{
action: "overwrite",
concept_id: "charlie",
concept_languages: [
{
id: "ja",
name: "new name"
}
]
},
metadata,
(err, response) => {
if (err) {
throw new Error(err);
}
if (response.status.code !== 10000) {
throw new Error("Get concepts failed, status: " + response.status.description);
}
}
);
gRPC Python
# Insert here the initialization code as outlined on this page:
# https://docs.clarifai.com/api-guide/api-overview/api-clients#client-installation-instructions
get_concept_language_response = stub.PatchConceptLanguage(
service_pb2.PatchConceptLanguageRequest(
concept_id="charlie",
concept_languages=[resources_pb2.ConceptLanguages(
id="ja",
name="new name"
)],
action="overwrite"
),
metadata=metadata
)
if get_concept_langauge_response.status.code != status_code_pb2.SUCCESS:
raise Exception("Get concept failed, status: " + get_concept_language_response.status.description)
cURL
curl -X GET \
-H "Authorization: Key YOUR_API_KEY" \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
https://api.clarifai.com/v2/concepts/{concept_id}/languages/{language}