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Biphone/Phone Frequency for Russian?

asked 2015-05-20 07:35:27 -0400

Katja gravatar image

I need to know the frequency of some russian biphones, like "sp", "st" etc. I used the biphone probability calculator for German on the webpage clearpond.northwestern.edu. It there anything like that for Russian?

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answered 2015-05-21 17:39:21 -0400

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updated 2015-05-21 17:41:54 -0400

If you have a suitably large corpus of properly-formatted text input, you can calculate the transitional probabilities yourself using the online Phonotactic Probability Calculator. (You'll need to read the instructional article first, then hit the blue 'button' to start.)

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But this is only for English.

Katja gravatar imageKatja ( 2015-06-01 08:09:09 -0400 )edit

Aha, my apologies. You're correct. I don't know Russian, but if what you're looking at is encoded in the orthography is a straightforward way, then my suggestion still applies - you could search for sequences of s + p (using Cyrillic). Maybe start here: http://corpus.leeds.ac.uk/ruscorpora.html

usagi5886 gravatar imageusagi5886 ( 2015-06-11 12:01:01 -0400 )edit
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