[Corpora-List] Re: estadistics words BNC

Rayson, Paul rayson at exchange.lancs.ac.uk
Mon Dec 20 11:58:01 CET 2004


In addition to the excellent resources posted so far, you can also download lemmatised BNC frequency lists from


This is the companion website to our book:

Leech, G., Rayson, P., and Wilson, A. (2001). Word Frequencies in Written and Spoken English: based on the British National Corpus. Longman, London. ISBN 0582-32007-0


Dr. Paul Rayson
Director of UCREL (University Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language)
Computing Department, Infolab21, South Drive, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4WA, UK.
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> I'm very interested in know if someone knows where I can find

> stadistics of the words in BNC, the number of ocurrences of all words.

> I have been looking throw the web, but I haven't find estadistics of

> all the words (only some with partial results) or any reference of

> where I can find them.


> Thanks for the help.


> Bests,



> Montse


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