etTenTen: Corpus of the Estonian Web

The Estonian Web Corpus (etTenTen) is an Estonian 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 January 2013 and comprised of 260 million words.

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

Part-of-speech tagset

The etTenTen corpus was annotated by Estonian POS tagger using the following POS tagset.

Tools to work with the Estonian corpus

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

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


ettenten 2017 (February 2018)

  • crawled in July – November 2017

ettenten 2013 (May 2017)

  • new word sketches

ettenten 2013 (May 2014)

  • tagging & word sketches

ettenten 2013 (March 2013)

  • obtained from the web in January 2013
  • 260 million words
  • no tagging


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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