fyWaC: Corpus of the Frisian Web
The Frisian web corpus (fyWaC) is a West Frisian corpus made up of texts collected from the Internet. The corpus was prepared according to standards described in the document A Corpus Factory for Many Languages (Kilgarriff et al. at LREC 2010).
Texts were crawled by SpiderLing in August 2013 and comprised of 3 million words.
Tools to work with the West Frisian corpus
A complete set of tools is available to work with this Frisian corpus to generate:
- word lists – lists of Frisian nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
- n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
- concordance – examples in context
ınitial version (August 2013)
- crawled 3 million words
- no part-of-speech tagging
BARONI, Marco, et al. The WaCky wide web: a collection of very large linguistically processed web-crawled corpora. Language resources and evaluation, 2009, 43.3: 209-226.
BARONI, Marco; KILGARRIFF, Adam. Large linguistically-processed web corpora for multiple languages. In: Proceedings of the Eleventh Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Posters & Demonstrations. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2006, pp. 87–90.
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