frTenTen: Corpus of the French Web
The French Web Corpus (frTenTen) is a French corpus made up of texts collected from the Internet. The corpus belongs to the TenTen corpus family which is a set of the web corpora built using the same method with a target size 10+ billion words. Sketch Engine currently provides access to TenTen corpora in more than 30 languages.
Data was crawled by the SpiderLing web spider in April 2012 and consists of almost 10 billion words. The corpus contains many varieties of the French language – European, Canadian and African French.
Detailed information about TenTen corpora is on the separate page Common TenTen corpora attributes.
The frTenTen corpus was annotated by the TreeTagger tool using the following POS tags.