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A stemmer for the Basque (Euskera) language was sent us by
Mikel Otxandorena of iSOCO with this accompanying email:
Mikel has confirmed that he wishes iSOCO to be
duly acknowledged on the Snowball site, and that the stemmer itself is
free for use under the BSD license.
From: Mikel Otxandorena
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 13:04:19 +0200
Subject: Basque Snowball Stemmer
As I told you the other day, I am sending you a valid version of a
I have tested it with a dictionary that I attach in the
email and it works well.
For our use of suffixes see the following table:
We are open to feedback and discussion about the linguistics,
and about the final form of the snowball implementation.
Please distribute this freely, with a mention of the author and
of the company iSOCO, that has let us share our work freely with the
Here is the script of the stemmer in Snowball,