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hunspell-spellchecker

Parse and use Hunspell dictionaries in Javascript

Hunspell Spellchecker in Javascript

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A lightweight spellchecker written in Javascript, it can be used in Node.JS and in the browser. It has been build to be pre-parse Hunspell dictionary to JSON.

Installation

$ npm install hunspell-spellchecker

API

Initialize a spellchecker instance:

var Spellchecker = require("hunspell-spellchecker");
 
var spellchecker = new Spellchecker();

Parse and serialize a dictionary

// Parse an hunspell dictionary that can be serialized as JSON 
var DICT = spellchecker.parse({
    aff: fs.readFileSync("./en_EN.aff");
    dic: fs.readFileSync("./en_EN.dic")
});

Load a serialized dictionary

// Load a dictionary 
spellchecker.use(DICT);

Check a word:

// Check a word 
var isRight = spellchecker.check("tll");