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Text Search Languages

The text index and 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.

Removal of Support for RLP

MongoDB Enterprise no longer supports Text Search with Basis Technology Rosette Linguistics Platform.

Language Name ISO 639-1 (Two letter codes)
danish da
dutch nl
english en
finnish fi
french fr
german de
hungarian hu
italian it
norwegian nb
portuguese pt
romanian ro
russian ru
spanish es
swedish sv
turkish tr


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