DictionaryWordQ

DictionaryWordQ["word"]

tests whether "word" is a recognized dictionary word.

Details and Options

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Test whether a string is a dictionary word:

Scope  (2)

DictionaryWordQ does not ignore or remove punctuation characters:

Hyphenated words are checked for correct spelling individually:

Options  (2)

IgnoreCase  (1)

Proper nouns are typically case sensitive:

IgnoreCase can be used to treat uppercase and lowercase letters as equivalent:

Language  (1)

Test whether a string is a French dictionary word:

Test whether a Korean string is a dictionary word:

Possible Issues  (2)

DictionaryWordQ returns unevaluated for non-string inputs:

Not all languages have spelling dictionaries available:

Introduced in 2016
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