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English, German, French, Swedish, Spanish, Bulgarian, Romanian, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
dict lang1 lang2 word_to_translate
You can omit
lang2 to just translate between german and english (both directions!). See below to customise the default language pair.
Possible values for
You may not want the translations to be between english and german by default. To change this behaviour open the Alfred preferences, go to
Dict.cc and click on the
Configure workflow and variables button in the top right corner.
You should find the following two workflow environment variables:
Assign both variables one of the above abbreviations (either the two letter or three letter form). In the screenshot above the configuration says
to translate between french and english by default.
Note: Although the variables are named
to_ the translations will be bidirectional, so the order shouldn't really matter.
The dict.cc website parser is based on rbarons work. Thanks for that!