svTenTen: Corpus of the Swedish Web

The Swedish Web Corpus (svTenTen) 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 February 2014 and comprised of almost 3.4 million words.

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

Part-of-speech tagset

The skTenTen corpus was POS annotated lemmatised using Hunpos, see the tagset documentation.

Tools to work with the Swedish Web corpus

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

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

Changelog

version 1 (9 June 2014)

  • svTenTen14 – 3.9 billion tokens
  • crawled by SpiderLing in February 2014

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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