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Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006


(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)

ngettext -- Plural version of gettext


string ngettext ( string msgid1, string msgid2, int n )

ngettext() returns correct plural form of message identified by msgid1 and msgid2 for count n. Some languages have more than one form for plural messages dependent on the count.

Example 1. ngettext() example


setlocale(LC_ALL, 'cs_CZ');
printf(ngettext("%d window", "%d windows", 1), 1); // 1 okno
printf(ngettext("%d window", "%d windows", 2), 2); // 2 okna
printf(ngettext("%d window", "%d windows", 5), 5); // 5 oken


Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006