Phonetic Analysis Pluginedit

The Phonetic Analysis plugin provides token filters which convert tokens to their phonetic representation using Soundex, Metaphone, and a variety of other algorithms.


This plugin can be installed using the plugin manager:

sudo bin/elasticsearch-plugin install analysis-phonetic

The plugin must be installed on every node in the cluster, and each node must be restarted after installation.

This plugin can be downloaded for offline install from


The plugin can be removed with the following command:

sudo bin/elasticsearch-plugin remove analysis-phonetic

The node must be stopped before removing the plugin.