Editor's spelling, grammar, and refinement availability by language

This article lists the availability of the spelling, grammar, and writing style options (refinements) in Microsoft Editor.

For information on grammar and style settings for earlier versions of Office, see Select grammar and writing style options in Office.

Note: Read Aloud doesn't support languages that use right-to-left writing systems. Read Aloud reads text in the default speech language of your operating system. For information about how to add additional text-to-speech voices, see How to download Text-to-Speech languages for Windows 10.

Editor checks spelling in the following languages, and languages marked with an asterisk (*) include context-sensitive spell checking:

  • Afrikaans

  • Albanian

  • Arabic

  • Armenian

  • Assamese

  • Azerbaijani - (Latin)

  • Bangla (Bengali India)

  • Bangla (Bangladesh)

  • Basque (Basque)

  • Bosnian - (Latin)

  • Bulgarian

  • Catalan

  • Croatian

  • Czech

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • English *

  • Estonian

  • Finnish

  • French *

  • Galician

  • Georgian

  • German *

  • Greek

  • Gujarati

  • Hausa - Latin script

  • Hebrew

  • Hindi

  • Hungarian

  • Icelandic

  • Igbo

  • Indonesian

  • Irish Gaelic

  • isiXhosa

  • isiZulu

  • Italian *

  • Kannada

  • Kazakh

  • Kinyarwanda

  • Kiswahili

  • Konkani

  • Korean

  • Kyrgyz

  • Latvian

  • Lithuanian

  • Luxembourgish

  • Macedonian (North Macedonia)

  • Malay (Brunei)

  • Malay (Latin)

  • Malayalam

  • Maltese

  • Maori

  • Marathi

  • Nepali

  • Norwegian (Bokmål)

  • Norwegian (Nynorsk)

  • Odia

  • Pashto

  • Persian (Farsi)

  • Polish

  • Portuguese (Brazil) *

  • Portuguese (Portugal)

  • Punjabi (Gurmukhi)

  • Romanian

  • Romansh

  • Russian

  • Scottish Gaelic

  • Serbian - (Cyrillic, Serbia)

  • Serbian - (Latin, Serbia)

  • Sesotho sa Leboa

  • Setswana

  • Sinhala

  • Slovak

  • Slovenian

  • Spanish

  • Swedish

  • Tamil

  • Tatar (Cyrillic)

  • Telugu

  • Thai

  • Turkish

  • Ukrainian

  • Urdu

  • Uzbek - (Latin)

  • Valencian

  • Vietnamese

  • Welsh

  • Wolof

  • Yoruba

Editor checks grammar in the following languages:

  • Arabic

  • Chinese (Simplified)

  • Chinese (Traditional)

  • Czech

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • English

  • Finnish

  • French

  • German

  • Hebrew (not yet available in the desktop Word app)

  • Hungarian

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Norwegian (Bokmål)

  • Polish

  • Portuguese (Brazil)

  • Portuguese (Portugal)

  • Russian

  • Spanish

  • Swedish

  • Turkish

Editor provides writing style refinements in the following languages; not all languages have the same sets of refinements. For example, punctuation convention refinements are available only in English, and writing convention refinements are available only in Japanese.

  • Arabic

  • Czech

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • English

  • Finnish

  • French

  • German

  • Hebrew (not yet available in the desktop Word app)

  • Hungarian

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Norwegian (Bokmål)

  • Polish

  • Portuguese (Brazil)

  • Portuguese (Portugal)

  • Russian

  • Spanish

  • Swedish

  • Turkish

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