myTenTen21: Burmese corpus from the web

The Burmese Web Corpus (myTenTen21) is a corpus made up of texts collected from the Internet by SpiderLing in January and February 2021. The corpus belongs to the TenTen corpus family that 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 40 languages.

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

Part-of-speech tagset

The myTenTen21 corpus was tagged by RFTagger trained on myPOS corpus and uses the following tagset.

Tools to work with the myTenTen21 corpus

A complete set of tools is available to work with this Burmese corpus to generate:

  • keywords – terminology extraction of one-word and multi-word units
  • word lists – lists of Burmese nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. organized by frequency
  • n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
  • concordance – examples in context

Counts

Tokens 716 million
Words 557 million
Sentences 23 million
Web pages 895 thousand

Distribution of websites the corpus has been made from

TenTen corpora

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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