BasqueWaC: Corpus of the Basque Web
The Basque Web Corpus (BasqueWaC) is a language corpus made up of texts collected from the Internet. The corpus was prepared by Mr. Igor Leturia (i.leturia(at)elhuyar.com) in 2012. A size of the corpus is almost 100 million words.
The BasqueWaC corpus was annotated by the POS tagger using the following tagset legend.
Tools to work with the Basque Web corpus
A complete set of Sketch Engine tools is available to work with this Basque Web corpus to generate:
version 3 (March 2017)
- corpus tagged by the RFTagger tool with the NKJP tagset
- created lempos
version 2 (1 July 2013)
- corpus tagged by the WCRFT tagger
version 1 (23 July 2012)
- initial version – 7.7 billion words, untagged
a sample for Cesar (25 October 2012)
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Suchomel, V., & Pomikálek, J. (2012). Efficient web crawling for large text corpora. In Proceedings of the seventh Web as Corpus Workshop (WAC7) (pp. 39-43).
Radziszewski, A., Kilgarriff, A., & Lew, R. (2011). Polish word sketches.
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