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FYI: Corpus of Historical Portuguese

Author: Marcos Zampieri

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Portuguese

FYI Body: We would like to announce that the 'Colonia: Corpus of Historical Portuguese' is now online.

The corpus was compiled at the University of Cologne and comprises Portuguese texts from the 16th to the early 20th Century. The corpus contains 5,1 million tokens and it is annotated with POS information.

More information at:

Marcos Zampieri
Applied Linguistics, Translation and Interpreting
Saarland University

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