get all the translations for a specific custom field with REST API

I'm looking for a way to get all the translations for a custom filed using the REST API, because in the cloud version of JIRA I've no access to the DB or to the Java libraries as I have in the Server version.

For example I have a custom field cf[10102] translated in French, English, Russian and German

Is it available any API like


or similar?

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Hi Francesco,

Perhaps not quite what you want, but you can include the expand query parameter in requests and use it to request the names entity. This will give you a response with the (translated) names of any relevant custom fields.

For example you can do:


The names returned will be translated according to the language preference of the calling user.


Hi Sam,

yes that's right, but I also would like to have all the translations.
For example I have a custom field 

"customfield_10200": "Read Only Comment", which is in English but I know that I've also a German and a French translation for this field.

How can I get these three translations despite my current English user?


I think the answer given in is still valid, sadly. There isn't an API resource to get all the translations as far as I know. 

Hopefully someone will post an answer if they know better.

I'm wondering if it would be possible to use PUT /rest/api/2/mypreferences to somehow cycle through the languages, calling the field names for each at a time. Sounds like a terribly hacky solution though! Sorry.

Yes I think so too, but thank you anyway for your help

I will think about your suggestion and, in case, do you know how to get a list of all the available languages in the current Jira?

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