Hadith NER


Data & Knowledge Bases


This resource includes a set of gazetteer lists useful for NER (Named Entity Recognition) and Arabic text processing applications. It is composed of seven files corresponding to seven Arabic Named Entities (NE) extracted from hadith books.

Named Entity #
Adjectives (أوصاف) 117
Famous names ( أسماء الشهرة) 45049
Full names (أسماء) 41268
Nicknames(كنى) 1634
Origins(أنساب) 3301
Places (أماكن) 1277
Surnames (ألقاب) 5485


The resource is available for free usage for the research community. It is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

Citing Hadith NER

When using it, you are encouraged to cite:

I. Bounhas and Slimani, Y.A SOCIAL APPROACH FOR SEMI-STRUCTURED DOCUMENT MODELING AND ANALYSIS, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing (KMIS), Madeira, Portugal, October 6 - 8, 2009, pp. 95–102.

I. BounhasElayeb, B.Evrard, F., and Slimani, Y.Toward a computer study of the reliability of Arabic storiesJournal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), vol. 61, no. 8, pp. 1686–1705, 2010.

I. BounhasConstruction et intégration d'ontologies pour la cartographie socio-sémantique de fonds documentaires arabes guidée par la fiabilité de l'information, Thèse de doctorat, Université Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia, 2012.

I. BounhasElayeb, B.Evrard, F., and Slimani, Y.Information reliability evaluation: from Arabic storytelling to computer sciencesACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), vol. 8, no. 3, p. Article 14, 33 pages, 2015.


For any inquiries or comments, contact Ibrahim Bounhas.


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