ELAN supports the option to define the language or languages that refer to the annotated data. These are based on the ISOcat standard. A tier can have one language reference, whereas a CV can incorporate multiple languages. For more info how to setup a tier, please see Section 2.4.1. How to setup a CV with one or more languages, please see Section 2.6.2.
A screencast is available on Vimeo about setting up multilingual content: https://vimeo.com/126786931
To edit the list of languages you can choose from with a CV or a tier, clickfrom the main menu, and select . In the dialog that appears, you will see the current list of languages in the upper pull-down menu. To add a language, choose one from the available languages in the pull-down menu on the bottom of the dialog, and click .
To change a language, select the language you want to change from the List of languages and choose the new language from the All available languages list. Next, clickto change the language.
To delete a language from the list, select in the list of languages and click.
When done, clickto close the dialog.