nlTenTen: Corpus of the Dutch Web
The Dutch Web Corpus (nlTenTen) is a Dutch 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 March 2014 and comprised of 2.5 billion words.
Detailed information about TenTen corpora is on the separate page Common TenTen corpora attributes.
The nlTenTen corpus was POS annotated by TreeTagger using the following NLWAC POS tagset.
Tools to work with the Dutch Web corpus
A complete set of Sketch Engine tools is available to work with this Dutch corpus to generate:
- word sketch – Dutch collocations categorized by grammatical relations
- thesaurus – synonyms and similar words for every word
- keywords – terminology extraction of one-word and multi-word units
- word lists – lists of Dutch nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
- n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
- concordance – examples in context
version 1.0 (9 June 2014)
- nlTenTen14 – 3.0 billion tokens
- crawled by SpiderLing in March 2014
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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