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5.8 Using Multi Dictionaries

As with previous versions of Aspell you can specify the main dictionary to use via the -d or --master option. However as of Aspell .32 you can now also:

  1. Specify more than word list to use with the extra-dicts option.
  2. Specify special multi dictionaries.

The extra-dicts is a list option. To add a dictionary use add-extra-dicts or to remove a dictionary from the list use rem-extra-dicts.

A multi dictionary is a special file which is basically a list of dictionary files to use. A multi dictionary must end in .multi and has roughly the same format as a configuration file with the only accepted key being add.