Nayiri Armenian Spellcheckers
 HySpell for LibreOffice — Install Guide
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Purpose of this guide

This guide will show you how to install HySpell Armenian Spellchecker for LibreOffice.

These instructions have been tested on Windows 10 with version of LibreOffice, the latest version as of this writing. The instructions are the same for other versions of Windows, as well as for macOS and Linux.



LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite, including word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, and drawing software. It is a great alternative to Microsoft Office.

If you already have LibreOffice, make you have the latest version by choosing HelpCheck for Updates from the menu.

Otherwise, download and install LibreOffice from


  1. Download and save the appropriate HySpell installation file for LibreOffice to your computer by choosing one of the links below.

    Classical Armenian orthography, also known as traditional or Mesrobian orthography, is the spelling system used in the Armenian diaspora, including Lebanon, Syria, and Iran).

    For classical orthography (դասական՝ աւանդական ուղղագրութիւն), choose the following link:

    Reformed Armenian orthography (also known as Soviet Armenian orthography) is the result of spelling reforms in the 1920s in Soviet Armenia; it is the predominant spelling system used today in the Republic of Armenia and the former Soviet Union.

    For reformed orthography (արդի՝ նոր՝ սովետական ուղղագրություն), choose the following link:

    If your browser has the option to open the file with LibreOffice, choose that option and follow the on-screen instructions. Otherwise, continue with the instructions below.

  2. Open LibreOffice.

  3. From the menu, click on ToolsExtension Manager

  4. Click the Add button

  5. Locate the installation file you downloaded in Step 1 and click Open

  6. Verify Armenian spelling dictionary has been installed and click the Close button to close the Extension Manager.

  7. Click Restart Now to restart LibreOffice.

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