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Dictionary of Old English Corpus

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Description

The Dictionary of Old English Corpus contains at least one copy of each text surviving in Old English. The body of surviving Old English texts encompasses a rich diversity of records written on parchment, carved in stone and inscribed in jewelry. These texts fall into several categories: prose, poetry, glosses to Latin texts and inscriptions.
The DOE Corpus represents over three million words of Old English and fewer than a million words of Latin. Compiled as part of the Dictionary of Old English project at the University of Toronto, the texts in the Corpus are XML-encoded and are fully conformant with the Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines (TEI-P5 2007).

Subjects

Dictionaries; English; Languages