string-stem.js

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//     creating ngrams, stems, phonetic codes to tokens and more.
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var porter2Stemmer = require( 'wink-porter2-stemmer' );

// ## string

// ### stem
/**
 *
 * Stems an inflected word using Porter2 stemming algorithm.
 *
 * @alias string#stem
 * @param {string} word to be stemmed.
 * @return {string} the stemmed word.
 *
 * @example
 * stem( 'consisting' );
 * // -> 'consist'
 */
var stem = function ( word ) {
  return ( porter2Stemmer( word ) );
}; // stem()

module.exports = stem;