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<h2>Select language</h2>

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Reset
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English
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Afrikaans
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Arabic
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Bulgarian
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<li>
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Bengali
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<li>
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Bosnian
<span
-->Bosnian<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}ca' title='català'> [ca] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[ca]</span> ${link_head}ca' title='català'>" -->
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Catalan
<span
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<li>
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Czech
<span
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<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}da' title='dansk'> [da] "
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Danish
<span
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<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}de' title='Deutsch'> [de] "
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German
<span
-->German<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}el' title='ελληνικά'> [el] "
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Greek
<span
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<li>
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Esperanto
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<li>
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Spanish
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<li>
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Persian
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Galician
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<li>
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Japanese
<span
-->Japanese<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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Kannada
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<li>
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Korean
<span
-->Korean<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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Lithuanian
<span
-->Lithuanian<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}mk' title='македонски'> [mk] "
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Macedonian
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<li>
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Malayalam
<span
-->Malayalam<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}nb'
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Norwegian (Bokmål)
<span
-->Norwegian (Bokmål)<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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-->Dutch<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}nn'
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Norwegian (Nynorsk)
<span
-->Norwegian (Nynorsk)<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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Polish
<span
-->Polish<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}pt-br'
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Brazilian Portuguese
<span
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<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}ro' title='română'> [ro] "
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Romanian
<span
-->Romanian<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}ru' title='русский'> [ru] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[ru]</span> ${link_head}ru' title='русский'>" -->
<!--#echo encoding="none" var='link' -->
Russian
<span
-->Russian<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
<!--#set
<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}sk' title='slovenčina'> [sk] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[sk]</span> ${link_head}sk' title='slovenčina'>" -->
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Slovak
<span
-->Slovak<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}sl' title='slovenščina'> [sl] "
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Slovenian
<span
-->Slovenian<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}sq' title='Shqip'> [sq] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[sq]</span> ${link_head}sq' title='Shqip'>" -->
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Albanian
<span
-->Albanian<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
<!--#set
<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}sr' title='српски'> [sr] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[sr]</span> ${link_head}sr' title='српски'>" -->
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Serbian
<span
-->Serbian<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}sv' title='svenska'> [sv] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[sv]</span> ${link_head}sv' title='svenska'>" -->
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Swedish
<span
-->Swedish<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}ta' title='தமிழ்'> [ta] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[ta]</span> ${link_head}ta' title='தமிழ்'>" -->
<!--#echo encoding="none" var='link' -->
Tamil
<span
-->Tamil<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}tl' title='Tagalog'> [tl] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[tl]</span> ${link_head}tl' title='Tagalog'>" -->
<!--#echo encoding="none" var='link' -->
Tagalog
<span
-->Tagalog<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}tr' title='Türkçe'> [tr] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[tr]</span> ${link_head}tr' title='Türkçe'>" -->
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Turkish
<span
-->Turkish<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}uk' title='українська'> [uk] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[uk]</span> ${link_head}uk' title='українська'>" -->
<!--#echo encoding="none" var='link' -->
Ukrainian
<span
-->Ukrainian<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}uz' title='Oʻzbekcha'> [uz] "
  value="<span class='lang-abbr'>[uz]</span> ${link_head}uz' title='Oʻzbekcha'>" -->
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Uzbek
<span
-->Uzbek<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
<li>
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<li><!--#set var="link" value="${link_head}zh-cn' title='简体中文'> [zh-cn] "
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Chinese (Simplified)
<span
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<li>
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Chinese (Traditional)
<span
-->Chinese (Traditional)<span class="gnun-split"></span></a></li>
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