[TAG] Vocabulary lookup from the command line?
joregan at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 03:51:53 MSK 2010
On 4 February 2010 00:48, Jimmy O'Regan <joregan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 February 2010 00:08, Ren? Pfeiffer <lynx at luchs.at> wrote:
>> Hello, TAG!
>> I am trying to brush up my French - again. So I bought some comics in
>> French and I try to read them. Does anyone know of a command line tool
>> or even a "vocabulary shell" that allows me to quickly look up words,
>> prreferrably French words with Germen or English translations?
>> I can always hack a Perl script that queries dict.leo.org or similar
>> services, but a simple lookup tool should be around already.
> $ apt-get install dict-freedict-fra-eng dict-freedict-fra-deu latrine
> $ latrine freedict-fra-eng
Ah... oops. Wrong thing - that's a vocabulary trainer. 'dict' should
work with the freedict stuff.
BTW, after being something of a graveyard for a few years, the
freedict project has come back to life.
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