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.

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

Not all languages have the same sets of refinements. For details about the grammar and refinement settings available for a language, follow the link to download a Word document.

Languages marked with an asterisk (*) include context-sensitive spell checking.
Hebrew grammar and writing refinements (**) are not yet available in the desktop Word app.

Language

Spell check

Grammar check

Writing refinements

Afrikaans

Albanian

Arabic
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Armenian

Assamese

Azerbaijani - (Latin)

Bangla (Bengali India)

Bangla (Bangladesh)

Basque (Basque)

Bosnian - (Latin)

Bulgarian

Catalan

Chinese (Simplified)
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Chinese (Traditional)
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Croatian

Czech
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Danish
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Dutch
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English *
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Estonian

Finnish
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French *
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Galician

Georgian

German *
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Greek

Gujarati

Hausa - Latin script

Hebrew
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Hindi

Hungarian
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Icelandic

Igbo

Indonesian

Irish Gaelic

isiXhosa

isiZulu

Italian *
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Japanese
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Kannada

Kazakh

Kinyarwanda

Kiswahili

Konkani

Korean
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Kyrgyz

Latvian

Lithuanian

Luxembourgish

Macedonian (North Macedonia)

Malay (Brunei)

Malay (Latin)

Malayalam

Maltese

Maori

Marathi

Nepali

Norwegian (Bokmål)
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Norwegian (Nynorsk)

Odia

Pashto

Persian (Farsi)

Polish
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Portuguese (Brazil) *
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Portuguese (Portugal)
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Punjabi (Gurmukhi)

Romanian

Romansh

Russian
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Scottish Gaelic

Serbian - (Cyrillic, Serbia)

Serbian - (Latin, Serbia)

Sesotho sa Leboa

Setswana

Sinhala

Slovak

Slovenian

Spanish
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Swedish
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Tamil

Tatar (Cyrillic)

Telugu

Thai

Turkish
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Ukrainian

Urdu

Uzbek - (Latin)

Valencian

Vietnamese

Welsh

Wolof

Yoruba

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