Search results analysis

On the top of the search results page you can find the details of your query:

The Corpus bar indicates the corpus where the query was run and allows to switch to another corpus. The corpus size in texts and words is shown along with classifying tags. There is a link to a portrait of the corpus (i). Two buttons on the right side allow to:

  • share a link to your query: a short URL will be created, which can be sent to another user or published in an article
  • show/hide the description of the query: this button helps if the description is too long and more screen space is needed for showing the search results (especially useful for small screens of mobile devices).

If you cannot see the description of you query, probably it was hidden, in which case it can be seen using the Show button.

The Subcorpus bar contains buttons for working with the subcorpus.

The Query bar shows how many documents and examples were found as well as which search parameters the query contains. 

In the KWIC mode, you have the option to switch between the words, marking one word as central in the query parameters.

The Back to Search button brings you back to the query form filled in with the current search parameters, allowing you to refine your query if needed.


All search results pages contain a viewing options menu and the buttons used for setting how the search results should be presented and sorted. For some settings, the Download button is available.

All examples

If the Limit the number of examples in one document setting is applied, some examples may be hidden. In that case a link to All examples appears.

This link leads to a separate page with the list of all examples in the document.

Document info

in the Concordance mode, for each document it is shown whether it was disambiguated.

A click on the title of document opens a pop-up with the detailed information about the document.

The Report a bug button allows you to report an annotation error to the corpus managers.

Speaker Info

A click on the speaker's name/role in the line opens a pop-up with the detailed information about the speaker.

The Report a bug button allows you to report an annotation error to the corpus managers.

Currently, the Speaker's pop-up is shown in the Spoken corpora only. Later on, this feature will be added to more corpora.

Hits and word information

The word(s) you searched for are highlighted in the examples in orange italic.

A click on any word from the example opens a popup with the detailed information about the word.

The popup shows the lemma (or all lemmas in case of ambiguity) and the grammatical, semantical and other annotation parameters. You can open the word at a glance for the lemma and see the meaning of the word in the dictionary (external link will open).

The Similar words bar shows the nearest semantic associates. The proximity coefficient of words given in parentheses is calculated using distributive semantics models based on the actual materials of the main corpus of the RNC. The closer the coefficient value is to 1, the larger the word in the Word cloud is, and the more similar the contexts with this word should be to the contexts with the keyword.

The current version of Similar words works only in the main, regional and middle russian corpora and only shows semantic associates of the same part of speech for nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. For proper names, toponyms, abbreviations and words that have non-standard spellings or are rarely found in the corpus, similar words are not displayed.

Due to the fact that the selection of associates is completely automatical, errors may occur in the lists, for example, incorrectly formed words or word associations that are not intuitively clear.

The Report a bug button allows you to report an annotation error to the corpus managers.

Copying an example

Next to each example there is a Copy example button. The example and the information about the document will be copied onto the clipboard, with the word(s) you searched for highlighted.

Extended context

Next to each example there is the Extended contextbutton. 

This button shows a broader context of the example.

In parallel corpora, the extended context is presented in the original language and in translations.

In the poetry corpus, the extended context is the full text of the work, which opens in a separate window. All the hits are highlighted in the text, the page where the sample is located is open.

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