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foo <--> german translation with dict.leo.org

Terminal - foo <--> german translation with dict.leo.org
leo (){ l="en"; if [ "${1:0:1}" = "-" ]; then l=${1:1:2};shift;fi;Q="$*";curl -s "https://dict.leo.org/${l}de/?search=${Q// /%20}" | html2text | sed -e '0,/H.ufigste .*/d;/Weitere Aktionen/,$d;/f.r Sie .*:/,$d' | grep -aEA900 '^\*{5} .*$'; }
2013-06-24 22:35:46
User: michelsberg
Functions: grep sed
foo <--> german translation with dict.leo.org

Translate strings from non-german to german (and vice versa) using LEO. Put it in your ~/.bashrc.


leo words

To use another language other than english, use an option:

leo -xx words

Valid language options:

ch - chinese

en - english

es - spanish

fr - french

it - italian

pl - polish

pt - portuguese

ru - russian

The other language will always be german!


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Comment by femalemalls15 136 weeks and 2 days ago

'^Weitere Aktionen$' must be replaced by 'Weitere Aktionen' or '\* Weitere Aktionen \*'--probably output format of leo changed ad some point

sed -e '/Weitere Aktionen/,$d'

can do better as it doesn't output of the searched line itself and avoids the somehow 'dirty' -B 900

Comment by jandclilover 56 weeks ago

leo ()




Q="${*// /%20}";

curl -s "https://dict.leo.org/${lang}de/?search=${Q//+/%20}" | html2text | sed -e '/Weitere Aktionen/,$d' | grep --color=auto --color=always -EA 900 '^\*{5} .*$'


Comment by jandclilover 56 weeks ago

And why this double substitution?

leo ()



curl -s "https://dict.leo.org/${lang}de/?search=${*// /%20}" | html2text | sed -e '/Weitere Aktionen/,$d' | grep --color=auto --color=always -EA 900 '^\*{5} .*$'


does the same job!?

Comment by jandclilover 56 weeks ago

Thanks for your fixes, jandclilover! I also made a little change, so the lang variable can be used as an environment variable:

lang=es leo Danke sehr

***** Phrasen *****

?? ??Muchas gracias! ?Danke sehr!

Comment by michelsberg 56 weeks ago

Oh, let's see if that works:

lang=es leo Danke sehr ***** Phrasen ***** ?? ??Muchas gracias! ?Danke sehr!

Oh, I noticed that some languages (like pl,ru,ch) have an annoying "***** H?ufigste Anfragen der letzten 7 Tage *****" section above the results...

Comment by michelsberg 56 weeks ago

Sorry, I was wrong concerning "double substitution" - this one works:

leo () {


if [ "${1:0:1}" = "-" ]; then lang=${1:1:2}; shift; fi;


curl -s "https://dict.leo.org/${lang}de/?search=${Q// /%20}" | html2text | sed -e '0,/H?ufigste Anfragen/d;/Weitere Aktionen/,$d;/f?r Sie im ?berblick:/,$d' | grep --color=always -EA 900 '^\*{5} .*$'


... and has two more improvements:

1. You can specify the 2nd language as first option like '-xy' ('-en' supposed if missing)

2. Less unliked 'bushwa' like 'Anfragen der letzten 7 Tage'

Comment by jandclilover 55 weeks and 4 days ago

Umlauts don't arrive as "?" anymore. Fix:

leo () { lang="en" if [ "${1:0:1}" = "-" ] then lang=${1:1:2} shift fi Q="$*" curl -s "https://dict.leo.org/${lang}de/?search=${Q// /%20}" | html2text | sed -e '0,/H.ufigste Anfragen/d;/Weitere Aktionen/,$d;/f.r Sie im .berblick:/,$d' | grep --color=always -EA 900 '^\*{5} .*$' }
Comment by michelsberg 28 weeks and 3 days ago

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