spelldump [Options] dictionary affix [result] [locale-name]
Sphinx is a collection of programs that aim to provide high quality fulltext search.
spelldump is used to extract the contents of a dictionary file that uses ispell or MySpell format, which can help build word lists for wordforms - all of the possible forms are pre-built for you.
The two main parameters are the dictionary's main file and its affix file; usually these are named as [language-prefix].dict and [language-prefix].aff and will be available with most common Linux distributions, as well as various places online. [result] specifies where the dictionary data should be output to, and [locale-name] additionally specifies the locale details you wish to use.
Examples of its usage are:
spelldump en.dict en.aff spelldump ru.dict ru.aff ru.txt ru_RU.CP1251 spelldump ru.dict ru.aff ru.txt .1251
The results file will contain a list of all the words in the dictionary in alphabetical order, output in the format of a wordforms file, which you can use to customise for your specific circumstances.
An example of the result file:
zone > zone zoned > zoned zoning > zoning
- -c [FILE]
specifies a file for case conversion details.
Andrey Aksenoff (firstname.lastname@example.org). This manual page is written by Alexey Vinogradov (email@example.com). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
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Sphinx and it's programs are documented fully by the Sphinx reference manual available in /usr/share/doc/sphinxsearch.