bgTenTen: Corpus of the Bulgarian Web

The Bulgarian Web Corpus (bgTenTen) is a language 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.

Detailed information about TenTen corpora is on the separate page Common TenTen corpora attributes.

Part-of-speech tagset

bgTenTen corpus is annotated by TreeTagger trained on Bulgarian TreeBank part-of-speech tagset.

Tools to work with the Bulgarian Web corpus

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

  • word sketch – Bulgarian collocations categorized by grammatical relations
  • thesaurus – synonyms and similar words for every word
  • word lists – lists of Bulgarian nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
  • n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
  • concordance – examples in context

Changelog

version 1 (bgTenTen12)

  • initial version, obtained from the web in 2012

Bibliography

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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