[Corpora-List] Frequency of masc./fem/neut. in German

Sven Hartrumpf Sven.Hartrumpf
Wed Apr 15 16:24:40 CEST 2009

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 10:09:18 -0300, stgries wrote:

> Does anyone have any idea
> or, better even, data on the question what the most frequent (in the
> sense of type frequency) grammatical gender in German is? That is, are
> there estimates out there how many different nouns are masculine,
> feminine, and neuter?

Here are some type counts based on noun readings (and not noun lemmas) in two computational lexica for German, ignoring readings with more than 1 possible gender:

fem masc neut HaGenLex 6409 4702 1723 CELEX+HaGenLex 23311 15846 10064

Greetings Sven

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