Word Count gets Tamil wrong

Steps to reproduce

Type any Tamil text like:
இது ஒரு மிக முக்கியமான தேவை சொற்களின் எண்ணிக்கையை அறிதல்.

Expected result

Word counter should show ‘8 words’.

Actual result

Word counter shows ‘22 words’.


  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Obsidian version: 0.10.6

Additional information



Do we have any update on this? Please enlighten me.

This is a crucial feature for typing in Tamil script.

Please consider supporting this feature. This site seems to be nailed the support for Tamil script, word count. https://countwordsfree.com

Looking forward to the support.

we don’t have updates on this.

will be fixed in v0.11