Impact English Historical Lexicon

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Produced by: Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (INL)


The period covered by the Historical Lexicon of English is since 1497 until 1900. The type of material used consists of books, newspapers and papers.

The English IR lexicon has been built by means of the IMPACT dictionary attestation tool from the quotations of the OED (Oxford English Dictionary). The lexicon currently contains 874,311 lemma/word form combinations.


IMPACT deliverable D-EE3.4 Core General Lexicon for English (January 2012)


The licence distribution for English Historical Lexica is still to be determined. For further information on licencing, please contact the IMPACT Centre of Competence.