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Een digitaal compilatiecorpus historisch Nederlands

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Subtitle:A digital compilation corpus historical Dutch
A Digital Compilation Corpus Historical Dutch. In this article, a digital compilation corpus of historical Dutch is presented that brings together historical texts from different source collections in a methodologically motivated sample spanning the whole history of Dutch. The compilation corpus consists of two subcorpora which each covers a part of the complete time span and which each reflects one type of specific language use. The subcorpus of chancellery texts aims to represent the regionally coloured language use typical of the written language of the Middle Ages and contains a selection of local chancellery texts from the three dialect regions Flanders, Brabant and Holland for the time span from 1250 to 1800. The subcorpus of narrative texts aims to give a balanced representation of the written language use in Holland from the end of the sixteenth century to the present day. The balanced composition of the compilation corpus enables the user to follow language changes uninterruptedly in time and space from the earliest Dutch to the present day.
Journal: Lexikos
ISSN: 1684-4904
Volume: 20
Pages: 123 - 142
Publication year:2010