Search the Spanish esTenTen corpus

The Spanish Web corpus (esTenTen) is a text corpus created from the collected internet texts. The corpus belongs to the TenTen corpus family which is a set of the same processed web corpora with the target size 10+ billion words. Sketch Engine currently provides access to Tenten corpora in more than 30 languages.

The corpus contains subcorpora based on the language varieties – European Spanish and American Spanish. Particular Spanish varieties were downloaded from web domains in the respective continents.

Detailed information about TenTen corpora is on the separate page Common TenTen corpora attributes.

Part-of-speech tagset

Part-of-speech tagging and lemmatisation were performed using FreeLing analyser with Spanish configuration, see Spanish FreeLing tagset.

Overview of Spanish TenTen corpora

A list of Spanish TenTen corpora available in the Sketch Engine database:

  • Spanish Web corpus 2018 (esTenTen18) – 17.5 billion words (European Spanish Web, American Spanish Web, whole Spanish Wikipedia)
  • Spanish Web corpus 2011 (esTenTen11) – 9.5 billion words (European Spanish Web, American Spanish Web, small part of Spanish Wikipedia)

A list of top level domains

Argentinian (.ar) Bolivian (.bo) Chilean (.cl) Colombian (.co)
Costa Rican (.cr) Cuban (.cu) Dominican (.do) Ecuadorian (.ec)
Guatemalan (.gt) Honduran (.hn) Mexican (.mx) Nicaraguan (.ni)
Paraguayan (.py) Peruvian (.pe) Salvadoran (.sv) Spanish (.es)
Uruguayan (.uy) Venezuelan (.ve) Wikipedia (wiki)

Basic information

Frequency*
Tokens 10 986
Words 9 497
Sentences 407
Web pages 20

* the figures above are rounded to million

Distribution of corpus data

See graphs and more information about texts in the Spanish Web corpus 2011.

Spanish esTenTen text corpus from the webSpanish web corpus esTenTen by country

EsTenTen – top-level domain distribution

Tools to work with the Spanish corpora

A complete set of tools is available to work with these Spanish corpora from the Web to generate:

  • word sketch – Korean collocations categorized by grammatical relations
  • thesaurus – synonyms and similar words for every word
  • keywords – terminology extraction of one-word and multi-word units
  • word lists – lists of Korean nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
  • n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
  • concordance – examples in context
  • trends – diachronic analysis automatically identifies neologisms and changes in use

November 2018

  • crawled new version 2018 of esTenTen corpus with 20.3 billion tokens

spring 2017

  • re-tagged using FreeLing 4 in Sketch Engine pipeline version 5

January 2016

  • re-tagged using Freeling 4

11 February 2015

  • re-tagged using Freeling 3.1

2 April 2014

  • fixed encoding issues

29 July 2013

  • re-tagged using Freeling 3.0

17 October 2012

  • American and European parts from 2011 put together
  • subcorpora can be used to query the parts separately now

12 January 2012

  • American Spanish data crawled by web crawler SpiderLing in December 2011
  • these documents were put into a separate corpus “esAmTenTen”

30 September 2011

  • removed Catalan and Galician texts
  • corpus size reduced by 79 million tokens

13 April 2011

Kilgarriff, A., & Renau, I. (2013). esTenTen, a vast web corpus of Peninsular and American SpanishProcedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences95, 12-19.

Jakubíček, M., Kilgarriff, A., Kovář, V., Rychlý, P., & Suchomel, V. (2013, July). The TenTen Corpus Family. In 7th International Corpus Linguistics Conference CL (pp. 125-127).

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