Best tools for determing word frequency

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whsiv
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Best tools for determing word frequency

Post by whsiv » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:31 am

Salvete sodales,

What are some of the best tools for determining word frequency in specific texts?

I'd like to create intermediate-level texts that have a Words to Know list (inspired by the General Word List in Pharr's Vergil), but in order to do that I would like to be able to see what the most frequent words in particular text are. Beyond reading an entire text and tallying up each word, I'm sure there are some helpful internet tools available, but I haven't found them so far. Can anyone help?

Gratias maximas

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Re: Best tools for determing word frequency

Post by hlawson38 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:35 pm

I haven't used this, but it looks like a way to get at this:

https://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/he ... #sortorder
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Re: Best tools for determing word frequency

Post by Barry Hofstetter » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:12 pm

I'm sure you could do something with this:

https://bridge.haverford.edu/
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Re: Best tools for determing word frequency

Post by seanjonesbw » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:27 pm

http://perseus.uchicago.edu/LatinFrequency.html too (make sure to select lemma, not type)
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