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.TH WORDS 5 "4 June 1994" "Linux" "Linux Programmers Manual"
.SH NAME
spanish \- a list of spanish words
.SH DESCRIPTION
.B /usr/share/dict/spanish
is an ASCII file which contains an alphabetic list of words, one per
line.
.SH AUTHOR
Word lists are collected and maintained by various authors.
.SH FILES
.I /etc/dictionary
This is a link to a /usr/share/dict/<language> file.

.I /usr/share/dict/words
This is linked to /etc/dictionary, it exists for
software compatibility.  

.PP
The directory
.I /usr/share/dict
can contain word lists for many languages, with name of the language
in English, e.g.,
.I /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.
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.IR ispell "(1)."
.SH History
The words lists are not specific, and may be generated from any number
of sources.