[Corpora-List] Query about nomenclature

John Mckenny john.mckenny at unn.ac.uk
Sun Mar 6 16:15:00 CET 2005

Dear CORPORA subscribers
Should it be N-gram/Ngram/n-gram/ngram? Is there a consensus about which of
these four to use? Is there a way to measure usage on the Web via
www.webcorp.org.uk <www.webcorp.org.uk> or other meta-engines?
What comes after bigrams, trigrams? Is it 4grams, 5grams etc. or could it
be something like quadrigrams, pentagrams, hexagrams? It was pointed out to
me that pentagram is a Satanist symbol.
Advice please. I'll summarize any answers which come to me and not to the

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