roTenTen: Corpus of the Romanian Web

The Romanian Web Corpus (roTenTen) 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 2016 and comprised of almost 2.6 billion words.

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

Part-of-speech tagset

The roTenTen corpus is morphologically tagged with TreeTagger using UTF-8 Romanian parameter file with the following POS Romanian tagset.

Tools to work with the Romanian Web corpus

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

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

Changelog

version 1.0 (August 2016)

  • initial version – 3.14 billion tokens

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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