igTenTen: Corpus of the Igbo 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. Sketch Engine currently provides access to TenTen corpora in more than 40 languages. The corpora are built using technology specialized in collecting only linguistically valuable web content.

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

The igTenTen corpus consists of 600,000 words. The texts were downloaded in October and November 2017.

Part-of-speech tagset

The igTenTen Igbo corpus was tagged using the IgboNLP part-of-speech tagset.


Basic statistics about the Igbo corpus from the web.

Tokens 731,611
Words 629,294
Sentences 30,112
Web pages 2,607

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

Tools to work with the Igbo corpus from the web

A complete set of Sketch Engine tools is available to work with these English corpora to generate:

  • word sketch – Igbo collocations categorized by grammatical relations
  • thesaurus – synonyms and similar words for every word
  • keywords – terminology extraction of one-word units
  • word lists – lists of Igbo nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
  • n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
  • concordance – examples in context
  • text type analysis – statistics of metadata in the corpus

TenTen corpora

SUCHOMEL, Vít. Better Web Corpora For Corpus Linguistics And NLP. 2020. Available also from: https://is.muni.cz/th/u4rmz/. Doctoral thesis. Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics, Brno. Supervised by Pavel RYCHLÝ.

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).

Suchomel, V., & Pomikálek, J. (2012). Efficient web crawling for large text corpora. In Proceedings of the seventh Web as Corpus Workshop (WAC7) (pp. 39-43).

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