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UD Afrikaans AfriBooms

Language: Afrikaans (code: af)
Family: Indo-European, Germanic

This treebank has been part of Universal Dependencies since the UD v2.1 release.

The following people have contributed to making this treebank part of UD: Peter Dirix, Liesbeth Augustinus, Daniel van Niekerk.

Repository: UD_Afrikaans-AfriBooms
Search this treebank on-line: PML-TQ
Download all treebanks: UD 2.13

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Genre: legal, nonfiction

Questions, comments? General annotation questions (either Afrikaans-specific or cross-linguistic) can be raised in the main UD issue tracker. You can report bugs in this treebank in the treebank-specific issue tracker on Github. If you want to collaborate, please contact [peter • dirix (æt) kuleuven • be, liesbeth • augustinus (æt) kuleuven • be]. Development of the treebank happens directly in the UD repository, so you may submit bug fixes as pull requests against the dev branch.

Annotation Source
Lemmas annotated manually in non-UD style, automatically converted to UD
UPOS annotated manually in non-UD style, automatically converted to UD
XPOS annotated manually
Features annotated manually in non-UD style, automatically converted to UD
Relations annotated manually in non-UD style, automatically converted to UD


UD Afrikaans-AfriBooms is a conversion of the AfriBooms Dependency Treebank, originally annotated with a simplified PoS set and dependency relations according to a subset of the Stanford tag set. The corpus consists of public government documents.

UD Afrikaans-AfriBooms is a conversion AfriBooms Dependency Treebank, which is based on the Afrikaans section of the NCHLT Annotated Text Corpora and is available from the South African Language Resource Management Agency, Potchefstroom. We will be working on manually verifying the treebank.

Size of the differents parts:


The new conversion has been performed by Peter Dirix and Liesbeth Augustinus at the University of Leuven and by Daniel van Niekerk at the Potchefstroom campus of North West University.

Statistics of UD Afrikaans AfriBooms

POS Tags






Tokenization and Word Segmentation



Nominal Features

Degree and Polarity

Verbal Features

Pronouns, Determiners, Quantifiers

Other Features


Auxiliary Verbs and Copula

Core Arguments, Oblique Arguments and Adjuncts

Here we consider only relations between verbs (parent) and nouns or pronouns (child).

Verbs with Reflexive Core Objects

Relations Overview