hunspell: High-Performance Stemmer, Tokenizer, and Spell Checker

Low level spell checker and morphological analyzer based on the famous 'hunspell' library <>. The package can analyze or check individual words as well as parse text, latex, html or xml documents. For a more user-friendly interface use the 'spelling' package which builds on this package to automate checking of files, documentation and vignettes in all common formats.

Version: 3.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.2)
Imports: Rcpp, digest
LinkingTo: Rcpp (≥ 0.12.12)
Suggests: spelling, testthat, pdftools, janeaustenr, wordcloud2, knitr, stopwords, rmarkdown
Published: 2018-12-15
Author: Jeroen Ooms [aut, cre], Authors of libhunspell [cph] (see AUTHORS file)
hunspell author details
Maintainer: Jeroen Ooms <jeroen at>
License: GPL-2 | LGPL-2.1 | MPL-1.1
URL: (devel) (upstream)
NeedsCompilation: yes
Language: en-US
Materials: README NEWS
In views: NaturalLanguageProcessing
CRAN checks: hunspell results


Reference manual: hunspell.pdf
Vignettes: The hunspell package: High-Performance Stemmer, Tokenizer, and Spell Checker for R
Package source: hunspell_3.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: hunspell_3.0.tgz, r-oldrel: hunspell_3.0.tgz
Old sources: hunspell archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: BrailleR, ptstem, spelling, TeXCheckR, textstem, tidytext
Reverse suggests: beastier, beautier, fakemake, fivethirtyeight, hrbrthemes, quickPlot, tracerer


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