lucene-java-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From walid <>
Subject Re: arabic analyzer
Date Mon, 03 Aug 2009 16:05:19 GMT
Hello Robert,

you are so right, plurals based on prefixes and suffixes are working.
Plurals based on inserted "و" do not (باب and ابوب).

The few words i had tested where all of the "insert" type and not the

thank you :)


On Sun, 2009-08-02 at 15:08 -0400, Robert Muir wrote:
> > the fact is, plural (as an example) is not supported, and that is one of
> > the most common things that a person doing some search will expect to
> Walid, I'm not sure this is true. Many plurals are supported
> (certainly not exceptional cases or broken plurals).
> This is no different than the other language analyzers in lucene, even
> english stemmers: the most common forms are grouped together and thats
> about all you can say :)
> maybe in the future we can improve it though for your particular
> concern, add simple dictionary mappings for at least the most common
> broken plurals, something like that.

To unsubscribe, e-mail:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message