[Snowball-discuss] French stemmer doesn't stem "arrivons" nor"arrivent"

Martin Porter martin.porter at grapeshot.co.uk
Tue May 24 21:17:40 BST 2005


Lucas,

That is how the French stemmer works. Although -ons and -ent are standard
verb endings, they cannot be regularly removed without creating too many
false conflations (garc,ons, Laurent etc)

Martin





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