igTenTen: Igbo corpus from the web

The Igbo Web Corpus (igTenTen) is an Igbo corpus made up of texts collected from the Internet. The corpus belongs to the TenTen corpus family which is a set of 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.

For detailed information about TenTen corpora, see Common TenTen corpora attributes.

Data was crawled by the SpiderLing web spider in 2015 and 2017 with the total size 600,000 words.

Part-of-speech tagset

The igTenTen corpus is PoS tagged with this Igbo part-of-speech tagset.

Tools to work with the Igbo web corpus

A complete set of Sketch Engine tools is available to work with this Igbo corpus to generate:

  • word lists – lists of Igbo nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
  • n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
  • concordance – examples in context


Adam Kilgarriff, Siva Reddy, Jan Pomikálek and Avinesh PVS (2010). A corpus factory for many languages. In LREC workshop on Web Services and Processing Pipelines, Malta, May 2010.

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Sketch Engine offers a range of tools to work with this Igbo corpus from the web.


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