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Volume 25, Issue 3
  • ISSN 1384-6655
  • E-ISSN: 1569-9811
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Abstract

Abstract

The coronavirus pandemic may be the largest crisis the world has had to face since World War II. It does not come as a surprise that it is also having an impact on language as our primary communication tool. In this short paper, we present three inter-connected resources that are designed to capture and illustrate these effects on a subset of the German language: An RSS corpus of German-language newsfeeds (with freely available untruncated frequency lists), a continuously updated HTML page tracking the diversity of the vocabulary in the RSS corpus and a web application that enables other researchers and the broader public to explore the corpus in terms of basic frequencies.

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