Jul 20, 2023

German-English dictionary program for X windows/Unix

Ding is a Dictionary lookup program for the X window system Linux, Unix - not for Mac or MS Windows. It comes with a German-English Dictionary with approximately 326,000 entries. It is an offline version of the dictionary found at


It is based on Tk version >= 8.3 and uses the agrep or egrep tools for searching.

It has many configuration options, such as search preferences, interface language English or German, colors. It has history and help functions and comes with useful key and mouse bindings for quick and easy lookups.

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