Timestamped French corpus

The French Timestamped Corpus is a French corpus made up of news articles gained from their RSS feeds. The corpus consists of news articles gained from newsfeed created by Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia (Trampus et al 2004). The JSI Timestamped French corpus is a clean, continuous, real-time aggregated stream of semantically enriched news articles from RSS-enabled sites across the world. The corpus is updated with new texts daily.

For more information, see our Timestamped web Corpus documentation page.

Part-of-speech tagset

The Timestamped French corpus was annotated by the TreeTagger tool using the following POS tags.

Tools to work with the French Timestamped corpus

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

  • word sketch – French collocations categorized by grammatical relations
  • thesaurus – synonyms and similar words for every word
  • word lists – lists of French nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
  • n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
  • concordance – examples in context
  • trends – diachronic analysis automatically identifies neologisms and changes in use

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