strí — dedicated to the many languages of Asterix.

Ástríkur is the Icelandic name of Asterix (and name sponsor of this website).

Asterix, or Astérix, is the worldfamous Gaulish hero, brought into the (comic) world in 1959 by René Goscinny (1926–1977) and Albert Uderzo (1927–2020) in France.

Other names he is known by around the world are Asteriks, أستريكس, Αστερίκιος, অ্যাসটেরিক্স, Астерикс, 矮子得, Αστερικακης, Átêrích, Αστερικκος, אַסְטֶרִיקְס, एस्ट्रिक्स, アステリックス>, 아스테릭스, Asteriksas, 阿斯特克斯, 亚力, آستريكس, Αστερικον, සූර පප්පා or แอสเตอริกซ์.

The adventures of Asterix have been translated into far more than 100 languages and dialects. Ils sont fous, ces traducteurs!

A full list of books published you will find – for more than 25 years now – at the friends' website of

Asterix' name in different scripts: Latin, Hebrew, Arabic, Hindi, Bengali, Cyrillic

On these pages I collect information, bits and pieces, with regard to the global, international, linguistic, multi-language aspects of Asterix.

If there is something to be added or corrected, kindly mail me at Merci!