Handling a multilingual search
Content is produced and consumed in native languages. Sometimes even normal-looking documents may contain more than one language. This makes language an important aspect for search. A user should be able to search in his or her language. Each language has its own set of characters. Some languages use characters to form words, while some use characters to form sentences. Some languages do not even have spaces between the characters forming sentences. Let us look at some examples to understand the complexities that Solr should handle during text analysis for different languages.
Suppose a document contains the following sentence in English:
Incorporating the world's largest display screen on the slimmest of bodies the ...