Install command:
brew install hunspell

Spell checker and morphological analyzer

License: MPL-1.1 or GPL-2.0-or-later or LGPL-2.1-or-later

Formula JSON API: /api/formula/hunspell.json

Formula code: hunspell.rb on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for:

Apple Silicon sonoma
big sur
Intel sonoma
big sur
64-bit linux

Current versions:

stable 1.7.2

Depends on:

readline 8.2.7 Library for command-line editing
gettext 0.22.4 GNU internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) library

Conflicts with: freeling

Dictionary files (*.aff and *.dic) should be placed in
~/Library/Spelling/ or /Library/Spelling/. Homebrew itself
provides no dictionaries for Hunspell, but you can download
compatible dictionaries from other sources, such as .


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