Riznica: Croatian text corpus

The Riznica Croatian language corpus (CLC) is a text corpus made up of texts collected from various text sources. There are online articles, printed books, transcripts of recordings, etc. The corpus search can be restricted by a specific year, author, or title.

In detailed, text data includes, among others:

  • Online newspapers, books, articles
  • Printed and published books and other printed hard copies
  • Digital files of printed books made available by publishers (e.g. Školska knjiga, and the Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences)
  • Transcriptions of collected data and recordings
  • Various resources with online available documents.

Part-of-speech tagset

The Riznica corpus was annotated by the ReLDI tool developed by Nikola Ljubešić. The tagger uses the following POS tagset of the MULTEXT-East project for Croatian.

Tools to work with the Croatian Riznica corpus

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

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

Ćavar, D., & Rončević, D. B. (2012). Riznica: the Croatian language corpus. Prace filologiczne LXIII, 51-66.

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