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Query:   Sum. English Word Frequency (Update)
Author:  Alex Zheltuhin
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Lexicography

Summary:   DEAR LINGUISTS,

SINCE I POSTED THE SUMMARY ON ENGLISH WORD FREQUENCY LISTS, I HAVE
RECEIVED NEW VALUABLE REFERENCES:

CARROLL, JOHN, ED. 1971. THE AMERICAN HERITAGE WORD FREQUENCY BOOK.
NY: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN.

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SEMANTIC FREQUENCY LIST FOR ENGLISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, AND SPANISH; A
CORRELATION OF THE FIRST SIX THOUSAND WORDS IN FOUR SINGLE-LANGUAGE
FREQUENCY LISTS, COMPILED BY HELEN S. EATON. ISSUED BY THE COMMITTEE
ON MODERN LANGUAGES OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION. EATON, HELEN
SLOCOMB, 1887-
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BRITISH NATIONAL CORPUS

INFO:
HTTP://WWW.ITRI.BRIGHTON..AC.UK/~ADAM.KILGARRIFF

MATERIALS:
FTP://FTP.ITRI.BTON.AC.UK/PUB/BNC
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CELEX LEXICAL DATABASE: DUTCH, ENGLISH, GERMAN. CD-ROM. NIJMEGEN:
CENTRE FOR LEXICAL INFORMATION, 1993.--THIS CD-ROM IS BASED ON THE
COBUILD CORPUS, AND IT DISTINGUISHES PARTS OF SPEECH, SO _RUN_ (VERB)
IS SEPARATED FROM _RUN_ (NOUN).

HTTP://WWW.KUN.NL/CELEX/
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MANY THANKS TO THE CONTRIBUTORS OF THIS LIST OF REFERENCES:

JUHANI JARVIKIVI
BETTY S. PHILLIPS
ARIAN J.C. VERHEIJ
SONDRA AHLEN
Z.S. BOND

BEST WISHES,

ALEXANDER ZHELTUKHIN, PH.D.
ALEXZ@AMBER.GATECH.EDU

LL Issue: 9.291
Date Posted: 26-Feb-1998
Original Query: Read original query