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.

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 script

  • Bangla (Bangladesh)

  • Basque

  • Bengali (India)

  • Bosnian - Latin script

  • Brazilian *

  • 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 (FYROM)

  • Malay

  • Malay

  • Malayalam

  • Maltese

  • Maori

  • Marathi

  • Nepali

  • Norwegian (Bokmål)

  • Norwegian (Nynorsk)

  • Odia

  • Pashto

  • Persian (Farsi)

  • Polish

  • Portuguese

  • Punjabi (India)

  • Romanian

  • Romansch

  • Russian

  • Scottish Gaelic

  • Serbian - Cyrillic script

  • Serbian - Latin script

  • Sesotho sa Leboa

  • Setswana

  • Sinhala

  • Slovak

  • Slovenian

  • Spanish

  • Swedish

  • Tamil (India)

  • Tatar

  • Telugu

  • Thai

  • Turkish

  • Ukrainian

  • Urdu

  • Uzbek - Latin script

  • Valencian

  • Vietnamese

  • Welsh

  • Wolof

  • Yoruba

Editor checks grammar in the following languages:

  • Arabic

  • Brazilian

  • 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

  • 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

  • Brazilian

  • Czech

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • English

  • Finnish

  • French

  • German

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

  • Hungarian

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Norwegian (Bokmål)

  • Polish

  • Portuguese

  • Russian

  • Spanish

  • Swedish

  • Turkish

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