Northern Sotho is one of the many languages whose text corpora are included in Sketch Engine, a tool
for discovering how language works. Sketch Engine is designed for linguists, lexicologists,
lexicographers, researchers, translators, terminologists, teachers and students working with
Northern Sotho to easily discover what is typical and frequent in the language and to notice
phenomena which would go unnoticed without a large sample of Northern Sotho text.
Sketch Engine has tools to identify and analyse collocations, synonyms and antonyms, examples of
use in context, keywords or terms. Frequency word lists of Northern Sotho single-word or multi-word
expressions of various types can be generated. Even users without any technical knowledge can
create their own Northern Sotho corpus using the Sketch Engine's intuitive built-in tool.