trTenTen: Corpus of the Turkish Web

The Turkish Web Corpus (trTenTen) 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 December 2011 and January 2012 and comprise of more than 3.3 billion words in 12 million documents.

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

Part-of-speech tagset

The trTenTen corpus is POS tagged by TRMorph, a free morphological analyzer for Turkish, with the following tagset.

Tools to work with the Turkish Web corpus

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

  • word lists – lists of Turkish nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
  • n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
  • concordance – examples in context


tagged version (fall 2017)

  • part-of-speech tagging

initial version (March 2012)

  • initial version 3.3 billion words
  • no tagging, no sketches


Vít Baisa and Vít Suchomel (2012). Large Corpora for Turkic Languages and Unsupervised Morphological Analysis. In Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’12), Turkey, May 2012, pp. 28–32.

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

Ambati, B. R., Reddy, S., & Kilgarriff, A. (2012). Word Sketches for Turkish. In LREC (pp. 2945-2950).

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Sketch Engine offers a range of tools to work with the Turkish corpus.


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