The Yoruba Web corpus (YorubaWaC) is a Yoruba corpus made up of texts collected from the Internet. The corpus was prepared according to standards described in the document A Corpus Factory for Many Languages (Kilgarriff et al. at LREC 2010).
Data was crawled by the SpiderLing web spider and the WebBootCat tool in 2012 with the final size 2.8 million words.
Tools to work with the Yoruba corpus
A complete set of Sketch Engine tools is available to work with this Yoruba Web corpus to generate:
word lists – lists of Yoruba nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency