plTenTen: Corpus of the Polish Web

The Polish Web Corpus (plTenTen) 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 June 2012 and comprise of more than 7 billion words in 22 million documents.

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

Part-of-speech tagset

The plTenTen corpus was annotated by the RFTagger tool using the NKJP tagset, a POS tagset description used for the National Corpus of Polish (Narodowy Korpus Języka Polskiego).

Tools to work with the Polish Web corpus

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

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

Changelog

version 3 (March 2017)

  • corpus tagged by the RFTagger tool with the NKJP tagset
  • created lempos

version 2 (1 July 2013)

  • corpus tagged by the WCRFT tagger

version 1 (23 July 2012)

  • initial version – 7.7 billion words, untagged

a sample for Cesar (25 October 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).

Word Sketches

Radziszewski, A., Kilgarriff, A., & Lew, R. (2011). Polish word sketches.

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