Chapter 14. Multilingual search

This chapter covers

  • Using Solr’s stemming and language identification libraries
  • Searching multiple languages using separate fields
  • Searching multiple languages in the same field through separate Solr cores
  • Searching multiple languages in the same field and Solr core

Solr comes out of the box with a robust suite of linguistic libraries that enable searching across a wide spectrum of languages from around the world. This chapter will provide an overview of these libraries and will demonstrate how to most effectively make use of them in your search applications. An understanding of Solr’s schema.xml (covered in chapter 5) and the process of text analysis (covered in chapter 6) is assumed in this chapter, so ...

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