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From Erick Erickson <>
Subject Re: Question wrt Lucene analyzer for different language
Date Thu, 14 May 2009 14:37:17 GMT
No. What is "correctly"? Are you stemming? in which case using thesame
analyzer on different languages will not work.

This topic have been discussed on the user list frequently, so if you
that archive (see:
you'd find a wealth of information quickly...


On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 10:11 AM, weidong sun <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a newbie in Lucene world. I might ask some obvious question which
> unfortunately I don't know the answer. Please help me 'grow'.
> We have a project intend to use Lucene search engine for search some user's
> info stored our system. The user info might not be in English even it will
> be stored in UTF-8 encoding.
> My question is, if I use one particular Lucene analyzer for a language
> other
> than English (e.g. ChineseAnalyzer or ArabicAnalyzer), can it still able to
> handle it correctly if user info is mixed with English character/word?
> Really appreciated with any answers.
> :-)

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