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Orthographic reform 2012

Norwegian (lexicon size Bokmål 1,105,000 selection May 2014) The spelling agrees with the Contemporary Norwegian spelling according to Tanums Store Rettskrivningsordbok and the Norwegian Språkrådet. It includes present-day idiom, and a set of multiple word corrections, e.g., i Møre

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    > på Møre (always notify), på Møre og Romsdal → i Møre og Romsdal, etc.

Orthographic reform 2005

Nynorsk (lexicon size Nynorsk 520,000, selection August 2013) The spelling agrees with the Contemporary Nynorsk spelling according to Det Norske Samlaget. Orthographic reform 2012

Saami (lexicon size over 1.6 million, selection August 2014) The spelling agrees with the Nord Saami language as spoken in Finnmark county in the north of Norway. Inhabit- ants of Finnmark can request a free version.

Finnish (lexicon size over 4.95 million words, selection January 2015) The spelling and tagging (taivutustyypit) agrees with the Contemporary Finnish, Kielitoimiston sanakirja, 2012.

Afrikaans (lexicon size 332,000, selection January 2015) The lexicon agrees with the spelling rules of the Suid-Afrikaanse Taalkommissie, 2002. It matches to present-day idiom of the South African society, including a wide variety of neologisms, geographical, business, and social words. The spell checker includes mechanism to proof neologisms by examination of component parts. This mechanism doubles the effective size of the lexicon.

Latin (lexicon size 450,000, selection August, 2007) The Latin lexicon has been compiled from classical, medieval, clerical, vulgate, and scientific texts. Names from the classical period and from the clerical (and Biblical) world have been included in the lexicon.

Basque (lexicon size 3.8 million, selection August 2010) The Basque language is highly inflected, and so is the Basque lexicon. Geographical and proper names are includ- ed in the lexicon: Euskadi, Euskadik, Euskadiko, Euskadikoa, Euskadin, Euskadira, Euskadiren, Euskadirentzat, Euskaditik, Euskadiz etc.

Russian (lexicon size 1.26 million, selection July 2014) The Russian language goes back to Old Church Slavic, but a literacy tradition less tied to the church and Old Church Slavic exists too. The last extensive spelling reform occurred in 1917.

Estonian (lexicon size over 1,500,000, selection August 2012) The Estonian language belongs to the Finno-Ugric family of languages. It is closely related to Finnish, and similar to Finnish prepositions are attached to the end of the word.

Icelandic (lexicon size 777,000, selection July 2014) The Icelandic language is a North Germanic (Scandinavian) language, since 1935 the official language of Iceland. The historical morphological characteristics have been preserved.

Lithuanian (lexicon size 862,000, selection September 2012) The Lithuanian language, like Latvian, belongs to the Baltic family of languages. Lithuanian uses the Latin alpha- bet with diacritics, including as <ė>, <į>, <ų>. Lithuanian is highly inflected.

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