Commands tagged translate (12)

  • Usage: translate <phrase> <source-language> <output-language> Example: translate hello en es See this for a list of language codes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ISO_639-1_codes Show Sample Output


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    translate(){ wget -qO- "http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/services/language/translate?v=1.0&q=$1&langpair=$2|${3:-en}" | sed 's/.*"translatedText":"\([^"]*\)".*}/\1\n/'; }
    matthewbauer · 2010-03-08 03:15:48 68
  • allow multiword translations Show Sample Output


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    translate() { lng1="$1";lng2="$2";shift;shift; wget -qO- "http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/services/language/translate?v=1.0&q=${@// /+}&langpair=$lng1|$lng2" | sed 's/.*"translatedText":"\([^"]*\)".*}/\1\n/'; }
    bandie91 · 2010-05-02 22:15:30 22
  • substitute "example" with desired string; tl = target language (en, fr, de, hu, ...); you can leave sl parameter as-is (autodetection works fine) Show Sample Output


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    wget -U "Mozilla/5.0" -qO - "http://translate.google.com/translate_a/t?client=t&text=translation+example&sl=auto&tl=fr" | sed 's/\[\[\[\"//' | cut -d \" -f 1
    sairon · 2011-03-06 13:46:16 41
  • Translate strings from non-german to german (and vice versa) using LEO. Put it in your ~/.bashrc. Usage: 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! Show Sample Output


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    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 .*:/,$d' | grep -aEA900 '^\*{5} .*$'; }
    michelsberg · 2013-06-24 22:35:46 22
  • translate <phrase> <source-language> <output-language> works from command line


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    cmd=$( wget -qO- "http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/services/language/translate?v=1.0&q=$1&langpair=$2|${3:-en}" | sed 's/.*"translatedText":"\([^"]*\)".*}/\1\n/'; ); echo "$cmd"
    dtolj · 2010-03-13 01:09:00 33
  • translate <some phrase> [output-language] [source-language] 1) "some phrase" should be in quotes 2) [output-language] - optional (default: English) 3) [source-language] - optional (default: auto) translate "bonjour petit lapin" hello little rabbit translate "bonjour petit lapin" en hello little rabbit translate "bonjour petit lapin" en fr hello little rabbit Show Sample Output


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    translate(){wget -U "Mozilla/5.0" -qO - "https://translate.google.com/translate_a/single?client=t&sl=${3:-auto}&tl=${2:-en}&dt=t&q=$1" | cut -d'"' -f2}
    klisanor · 2014-06-10 12:08:51 8
  • Put the string above in your ~/.bashrc or ~/.bash_profile, then source the file. Make sure your sound output is working, you have mplayer installed, then type in a word or sentence similar to below: say "why won't anyone talk to me?" It's easy to get the language to be different by changing the "en" in the string to be "de" or some other language that Google Translate supports. Have multiple "say" functions, like "say-en" "say-de", etc. Show Sample Output


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    function say { mplayer -really-quiet "http://translate.google.com/translate_tts?tl=en&q=$1"; }
    tikal808 · 2011-12-16 20:56:40 2
  • Translates first set into second set Show Sample Output


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    tr a-z A-Z < file.txt
    ankush108 · 2012-06-26 18:52:41 3
  • 1. There is no use of '--color=auto' in front of a pipe--instead with '--color=always' grep will mark the section headings. 2. I suppose the use of grep with '-A 900' or '-B 900' respectively a 'dirty trick'--sed can do 'exactly' what we want, however, grep does the nice colouring (see 1.) 3. Cutting of the tail (everthing starting with 'Weitere Aktionen') first leads to no output if leo doesn't no the translation. Show Sample Output


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    leo () { lang=en; IFS=+; 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} .*$' }
    jandclilover · 2015-01-09 13:58:36 5
  • useful for human readable reports Show Sample Output


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    echo "$HOSTNAME restarted $(uptime | tr , ' ' | awk '{print $3" "$4}') ago"
    forestb · 2015-11-20 19:25:15 6
  • Translate the X selection from German to English. The tw program is available from Savannah: http://mirror.its.uidaho.edu/pub/savannah/twandgtw/ I'm posting this because the base Debian system also does not include curl.


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    tw translate.google.com.de-en `xsel`
    dbbolton · 2010-06-11 22:28:28 4
  • Change lang from ru to something else. Curl version - Mac OS etc, any system w/o wget. Show Sample Output


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    translate () {lang="ru"; text=`echo $* | sed 's/ /%20/g'`; curl -s -A "Mozilla/5.0" "http://translate.google.com/translate_a/t?client=t&text=$text&sl=auto&tl=$lang" | sed 's/\[\[\[\"//' | cut -d \" -f 1}
    2b · 2014-07-10 18:26:34 4

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