/usr/share/dict/spanish is an ASCII file which contains an alphabetic list of words, one per line.


Word lists are collected and maintained by various authors.


/etc/dictionaries-common/words This is a link to a /usr/share/dict/<language> file.

/usr/share/dict/words This is linked to /etc/dictionaries-common/words, it exists for software compatibility.

The directory /usr/share/dict can contain word lists for many languages, with name of the language in English, e.g., /usr/share/dict/french and /usr/share/dict/danish contain respectively lists of French and Danish words if they exist. Such lists should be coded using the ISO 8859 character set encoding.

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The words lists are not specific, and may be generated from any number of sources.