Sdcv is a command line dictionary. It provides access to dictionaries in StarDict's format.
is available from the official repositories
can be started from the command line:
This gives you a 'shell-like' command-line from which you can query the database.
There are various places on the web where you can download StarDict dictionaries e.g. http://download.huzheng.org/
Then you can extract the files into
If you don't have root permissions, you can set the
STARDICT_DATA_DIR environment variable.
A good choice might be:
sdcv will look in the
dic subdirectory so make sure that is created and place your dictionaries inside it
After that, you should be set
sdcv isn't a very good name for a terminal command you are likely to use a lot. A good name might be: