Published December 15, 2021 | Version 3.0.0
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DURel: Diachronic Usage Relatedness

  • 1. University of Stuttgart
  • 2. LMU Munich


This data collection contains diachronic semantic relatedness judgments for German word usage pairs. Find a description of the data format, code to process the data and further datasets on the WUGsite.

Please find more information on the provided data in the paper referenced below.

See previous versions for additional plots, tables and testsets.

Version: 3.0.0, 15.12.2021.


Dominik Schlechtweg, Sabine Schulte im Walde, Stefanie Eckmann. 2018. Diachronic Usage Relatedness (DURel): A Framework for the Annotation of Lexical Semantic Change. In Proceedings of the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT). New Orleans, Louisiana USA.


DURel metrics inferred from median instead of mean edge weights (for compatibility with other WUG data sets), removal of previous metrics and additional data (refer to previous versions)


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