german translation with>

foo <--> german translation with

leo (){ l="en"; if [ "${1:0:1}" = "-" ]; then l=${1:1:2};shift;fi;Q="$*";curl -s "${l}de/?search=${Q// /%20}" | html2text | sed -e '0,/H.ufigste .*/d;/Weitere Aktionen/,$d;/f.r Sie .*:/,$d' | grep -aEA900 '^\*{5} .*$'; }
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!
Sample Output
joe@marry:~$ leo hart am Wind segeln
***** Verben *****
????to sail near the wind |?sailed, sailed?|       ?hart am Wind segeln ??
        [naut.]                                            [Segeln]
????to sail close to the wind |?sailed, sailed?|   ?hart am Wind segeln ??
        [naut.]                                            [Segeln]
????to sail on a close reach |?sailed, sailed?|    ?am Wind segeln ??[Segeln]
????to sail close to the wind |?sailed, sailed?|   ?dicht am Wind segeln ??
        [naut.]                                            [Segeln]
????to sail near the wind |?sailed, sailed?|       ?dicht am Wind segeln ??
        [naut.]                                            [Segeln]
***** Adjektive / Adverbien *****
?? ?close-hauled ?adj. [naut.] ?hart am Wind


joe@marry:~$ leo -fr Mitternacht
***** Substantive *****
?? ?minuit ?m.??die Mitternacht ?kein Pl.
***** Beispiele *****
?? ?Il est minuit.               ?Es ist Mitternacht.
?? ?La plupart sont partis vers  ?Die meisten sind gegen Mitternacht
       minuit.                        gegangen.

2013-06-24 22:35:46

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  • 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

    leo () { lang=en; IFS=+; Q="${*// /%20}"; curl -s "${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 0

What Others Think

'^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
jandclilover · 354 weeks and 1 day 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!
michelsberg · 354 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...
michelsberg · 354 weeks ago
Umlauts don't arrive as "?" anymore. Fix: leo () { lang="en" if [ "${1:0:1}" = "-" ] then lang=${1:1:2} shift fi Q="$*" curl -s "${lang}de/?search=${Q// /%20}" | html2text | sed -e '0,/H.ufigste Anfragen/d;/Weitere Aktionen/,$d;/f.r Sie im .berblick:/,$d' | grep --color=always -EA 900 '^\*{5} .*$' }
michelsberg · 326 weeks and 3 days ago
I think automatic translation has lost its relevance for a long time.
Keziaza · 17 weeks and 6 days ago
Quite recently, at work, I needed a welsh translation service and I was shocked at how accurately and competently Translatefortoday specialists can convey the essence of any text in translation. All the same, they correctly say that no machine can translate a text like a person, because artificial intelligence does not have such capabilities.
Keziaza · 17 weeks and 6 days ago

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