elTenTen: Corpus of the Greek Web

The Greek Web Corpus (elTenTen) 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.

Data was crawled by the SpiderLing web spider in August 2014 and comprised of 1.6 billion words.

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

Part-of-speech tagset

The elTenTen corpus is tagged by TreeTagger using Greek INTERA tagset.

elTenTen corpus in detail

The chart shows the distribution of the parts of speech in the Greek Web corpus 2014.

Further information about texts in the corpus

Basic information

Frequency*
Tokens 1 960
Words 1 672
Sentences 90
Web pages 3.7

* the figures above are rounded to million

Distribution of top-level domains

Tools to work with the Greek Web corpus

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

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

Changelog

v. 0 (September 2014)

  • crawled by SpiderLing in August 2014
  • 1.6 billion words

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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