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:

Wolfram Research (2016), DictionaryWordQ, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DictionaryWordQ.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2016), DictionaryWordQ, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DictionaryWordQ.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_dictionarywordq, author="Wolfram Research", title="{DictionaryWordQ}", year="2016", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DictionaryWordQ.html}", note=[Accessed: 28-September-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_dictionarywordq, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={DictionaryWordQ}, year={2016}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DictionaryWordQ.html}, note=[Accessed: 28-September-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2016. "DictionaryWordQ." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DictionaryWordQ.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2016). DictionaryWordQ. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DictionaryWordQ.html