LINGUIST List 15.3428

Tue Dec 07 2004

Qs: Work in Phonostatistics; Word Frequency in Langs

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        1.    Yuri Tambovtsev, Work in Phonostatistics
        2.    Yuri Tambovtsev, Word Frequency in World's Languages

Message 1: Work in Phonostatistics

Date: 07-Dec-2004
From: Yuri Tambovtsev <>
Subject: Work in Phonostatistics

Dear colleagues, 
 We have fed in our computer data base the text in the Assyrian language
 which belongs to the Semitic language group. We have also computed some
 texts in Hebrew. So, we have got the phonostatostics data on two Semitic
 languages. Do you know any other phonostatistics data on Semitic languages?
 Earlier we have reported the list of 137 world languages which we have
 computed. Those interested may contact us at 
 Looking forward to hearing from you soon,
 Yours sincerely, 
 Yuri Tambovtsev 
 Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
 Subject Language(s): Assyrian Neo-aramaic (AII)
                      Hebrew (HBR)

Message 2: Word Frequency in World's Languages

Date: 07-Dec-2004
From: Yuri Tambovtsev <>
Subject: Word Frequency in World's Languages

Dear LinguistList colleagues, 

Is there any data on the phonostatistics of Berber languages? Most of all
we are inrerested in the frequency of occurrence of speech sounds in world
language. Was there any article on the phonostatistical data of phonemes in
any Berber language published? I failed to find any. We have computed some
137 world languages to obtain the frequency of occurrence of their speech
sounds. Looking forward to hearing from you soon to: 

Yours sincerely,

Yuri Tambovtsev 

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Language Family(ies): Berber
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