This package provides a dutch dictionary and a language file for use
with the aspell
The word list has been compiled from a number of sources:
The full word list (approx. 222K words) is available as a
- The list used in the aspell-nl-0.1.rpm package. The main reason I decided
to build the present package is that I could not find a tarball distribution
of this rpm and that some ``exceptions'' from the official
seemed to be missing.
- The lists in the official announcement
(1996) about spelling changes.
- The list by Piet Tutelaers available on
in the distribution. The language definition is in the file
The availability of these packages is verified during the installation.
The latest version (I don't expect there will be many) is available
Standard (unpack; configure; make install). See the INSTALL file in the
distribution. The installation will compile the word list into
a master dictionary.
Two trivial scripts, called nlspell,
and nllspell are installed in
They are replicated below.
See the aspell manual
for more information.
aspell --conf=/usr/local/share/aspell/nlspell.config $*
E.g. for interactive use, one would type
nlspell -c filename
- nllspell uses a ``per-directory'' dictionary ``nlspell.dict''
in the current directory.
aspell --conf=/usr/local/share/aspell/nlspell.config \
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