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make-stemmer language #!optional encodingprocedure

Returns a stemmer for the given language which must be a symbol contained in the list returned by available-stemmers. In addition an encoding string may be given. The current version of libstemmer supports "UTF_8", "ISO_8859_1", "CP850" and "KOI8_R". Since strings in Chicken are UTF-8 encoded, the default is "UTF_8".