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The PANTERA is a Brill Tagger for morphologically rich languages, eg. Polish. The tool is released under the GNU General Public License v3 and by downloading the package you accept the conditions of that licence.

PANTERA's homepage is here.

Author: Szymon Acedański <s DOT accek AT SPAMFREE gmail DOT com>
License: GPL v.3


For some distributions it is available in packages:

  1. Ubuntu, Mint (as a PPA): ppa:bartosz-zaborowski/nlp (ppa's page on launchpad)

    • (they work at least in Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10, 12.04 and Mint 11, for other versions try rebuilding from source package)
  2. Fedora 16:
  3. Opensuse 12.1

The above packages depend on Morfeusz-SGJP. Binaries for Ubuntu/Mint are available from the same PPA as pantera. RPMs for Fedora and Opensuse are here:

Any questions/bugreports/feature requests related to the tagger should be sent directly to the author (the email address is on the homepage). Questions/bugreports related to the binary packages may be sent to the maintainer of packages (bartosz.zaborowski-no-spam@ipipan.waw.pl).


The tagger is described in a following paper:

It is a rewrite of an experimental tagger described in

What does PANTERA stand for?

The acronym PANTERA comes from "Polskiej Akademii Nauk Tager Ekstrahujący Reguły Automatycznie", which means in English "Automatic Rule Extraction Based Tagger of the Polish Academy of Sciences". The word "pantera" means "leopard".

Latest patch

The latest patch for pantera with improved sentence segmentation and API:

You need to install morfeusz-sgjp package first. It is available on PPA: ppa:bartosz-zaborowski/nlp (ppa's page on launchpad). After downloading the pantera_0.9-r150-4_amd64.deb just type sudo dpkg -i /some/path/to/pantera_0.9-r150-4_amd64.deb