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

Dan I. Slobin slobin
Wed Apr 15 19:35:13 CEST 2009


How does this count treat noun compounds? E.g., das Werk, der Werkfuehrer, die Werkstatt... / die Kammer, das Kammerwasser, der Kammerbeamter...

Dan Slobin University of California, Berkeley

At 07:24 AM 4/15/2009, Sven Hartrumpf wrote:
>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
>
>
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