Named Entity Recognition (NER) language support

Use this article to learn which natural languages are supported by the NER feature of Azure Cognitive Service for Language.


  • Languages are added as new model versions are released.
  • The language support below is for model version 2022-10-01-preview.

NER language support

Language Language code Supports resolution Notes
Arabic ar
Chinese-Simplified zh-hans zh also accepted
Chinese-Traditional zh-hant
Czech cs
Danish da
Dutch nl
English en
Finnish fi
French fr
German de
Hebrew he
Hindi hi
Hungarian hu
Italian it
Japanese ja
Korean ko
Norwegian (Bokmål) no nb also accepted
Polish pl
Portuguese (Brazil) pt-BR
Portuguese (Portugal) pt-PT pt also accepted
Russian ru
Spanish es
Swedish sv
Turkish tr

Next steps

NER feature overview