BulgarianNC: Bulgarian National Corpus

The Bulgarian National Corpus (BulgarianNC) is a Bulgarian corpus made up of texts collected from various sources – scanned books, transcribed data, internet texts, etc. The corpus is classified according to genre, domain, source type. It consists of 419 million words in total (both – web and nonweb part).

In Sketch Engine, BulgarianNC is organised hierarchically as follows:

  • BulgarianNC_web: The web corpus from Bulgarian NC
  • BulgarianNC_nonweb: All except the web
  • BulgarianNC_all: BulgarianNC_web + BulgarianNC_nonweb –> This is a test case of our new feature – the Virtual Corpus or the Super Corpus

Part-of-speech tagset

The Bulgarian National Corpus is PoS tagged using the following Bulgarian tagset.

Tools to work with the Bulgarian corpus

A complete set of tools is available to work with this Bulgarian corpus to generate:

  • word sketch – Bulgarian collocations categorized by grammatical relations
  • thesaurus – synonyms and similar words for every word
  • word lists – lists of Bulgarian nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
  • n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
  • concordance – examples in context

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