Intl.Locale.prototype.hourCycles property is an accessor property which returns a list of one or more unique hour cycle identifiers for the
There are two main types of time keeping conventions (clocks) used around the world: the 12 hour clock and the 24 hour clock. The
hourCycles property makes it easier to access all clock types available for a particular locale. Like other additional locale data, the hour cycle type is an extension subtag, which extends the data contained in a locale string. The hour cycle type can have several different values, which are listed in the table below.
|Hour cycle type||Description|
||Hour system using 1–12; corresponds to 'h' in patterns. The 12 hour clock, with midnight starting at 12:00 am.|
||Hour system using 0–23; corresponds to 'H' in patterns. The 24 hour clock, with midnight starting at 0:00.|
||Hour system using 0–11; corresponds to 'K' in patterns. The 12 hour clock, with midnight starting at 0:00 am.|
||Hour system using 1–24; corresponds to 'k' in pattern. The 24 hour clock, with midnight starting at 24:00.|
List supported hour cycles for a given
let arEG = new Intl.Locale("ar-EG"); console.log(arEG.hourCycles); // logs ["h12"]
let jaJP = new Intl.Locale("ja-JP"); console.log(jaJP.hourCycles); // logs ["h23"]
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