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Text Search Languages

The text index, the $text operator supports the following languages:

Changed in version 2.6: MongoDB introduces version 2 of the text search feature. With version 2, text search feature supports using the two-letter language codes defined in ISO 639-1. Version 1 of text search only supported the long form of each language name.

  • da or danish
  • nl or dutch
  • en or english
  • fi or finnish
  • fr or french
  • de or german
  • hu or hungarian
  • it or italian
  • nb or norwegian
  • pt or portuguese
  • ro or romanian
  • ru or russian
  • es or spanish
  • sv or swedish
  • tr or turkish


If you specify a language value of "none", then the text search uses simple tokenization with no list of stop words and no stemming.

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