Concordance from enTenTen13 English corpus

POS tags

This blog post defines what POS tags are, explains manual and automatic tagging and points readers to Sketch Engine where they can have their texts tagged automatically in many languages. What is a POS tag? A POS tag (or part-of-speech tag) is a special label assigned to each token (word) in a text corpus to indicate […]

Screenshot from OneClick Terms – term extraction tool

The best term extraction

Term extraction or terminology extraction is an automatic method of analysing text in order to identify phrases which fulfil the criteria for terms. Terminology extraction has its use in translation and terminology management but also in text analytics where it is used for topic modelling, data mining and information retrieval from unstructured text.

Screenshot of thesaurus from esTenTen Spanish corpus

Automatic thesaurus

By definition, a thesaurus (plural thesauri, pronounced [-rai]) is a type of dictionary which lists synonyms or words from the same semantic category, e.g. animals, furniture etc.

Corpus annotation and structures

A corpus is a collection of a very large amount of text that is used, together with a suitable corpus management software such as Sketch Engine, to learn about how language is used. It has become an indispensable tool for all modern linguists and lexicographers. A text corpus can consist of only one very long […]