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[Research spike, 4 hours] Research Hebrew language analyzers
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Review Hebrew Analyzers previously found and look for others. Then, we'll test the analyzers to see if they really are better.

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The short version: the HebMorph-based analyzer it is! (5 days)

  • Based on HebMorph, linked by Elastic, available for ES5.3
  • Offers separate lemmatizer, Niqqud (diacritic) character filter (allowing for unpacking if needed), and several levels of analzyers.
  • Commercial option includes proprietary dictionary.
  • Does not have an obvious stop word list, but it'll be easy enough to tell if there is one when I do analysis later.

On stopwords:

It's pretty hard to find anything else for Hebrew...