DMA, The Digital Morphology Archives

Digital Morphology Archives
icon-info-circle Metadata and license
icon-quote-right Attribution instructions
Instructions in Finnish for using the Digital Morphology Archive in Korp
Select the corpus in Korp icon-question-circle
The Word Notes of the Digital Morphology Archives
icon-info-circle Metadata and license
icon-quote-rightAttribution instructions
Apply for rights to access the resource

The Digital Morphology Archives (DMA) contains 403 963 morphologically coded dialectal clauses from 160 parishes in different parts of Finland. In addition, the archive contains pictures in pdf format of the word notes on which the example clauses are based. These examples describe the morphological phenomena in context. They are extracts from the spontaneous speech of the informants.

The DMA data are based on the Morphology Archives originally available in paper format. The example clauses are available in the Language Bank of Finland’s concordance service Korp, without registration and for unrestricted use licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International. The scanned word notes are available by a separate application via the Language Bank Rights (

Search for references to the language resource in Google Scholar

Search the Language Bank Portal:
Mila Oiva
Researcher of the Month: Mila Oiva



The Language Bank's technical support:
kielipankki (at)
tel. +358 9 4572001

Requests related to language resources:
fin-clarin (at)
tel. +358 29 4140599 / +358 29 4129317