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Character Frequency: German (Deutsch)

Below you can see a table showing the frequencies of letters, as they occur in the German language. This list was created with the character counter, which is integrated in the WordCreator. Basis of this list was a German text with 8.953.540 characters (1.368.984 words), 7.379.559 characters was used for the counting. The text consists of a good mix of different literary genres. Of course, if another text was used as a basis, the result would be slightly different.

The list may only be used together with the publishing of the internet adress stefantrost.de and the prior consent of Stefan Trost (contact).

The left list is sorted according to the letters, the right list in accordance with the frequency of the letters. Accordingly, the letters E, N and I are the most common letters in the German language.

CharacterFrequency
A5,58%
B1,96%
C3,16%
D4,98%
E16,93%
F1,49%
G3,02%
H4,98%
I8,02%
J0,24%
K1,32%
L3,60%
M2,55%
N10,53%
O2,24%
P0,67%
Q0,02%
R6,89%
S6,42%
T5,79%
U3,83%
V0,84%
W1,78%
X0,05%
Y0,05%
Z1,21%
Ä0,54%
Ö0,30%
Ü0,65%
ß0,37%
CharacterFrequency
E16,93%
N10,53%
I8,02%
R6,89%
S6,42%
T5,79%
A5,58%
H4,98%
D4,98%
U3,83%
L3,60%
C3,16%
G3,02%
M2,55%
O2,24%
B1,96%
W1,78%
F1,49%
K1,32%
Z1,21%
V0,84%
P0,67%
Ü0,65%
Ä0,54%
ß0,37%
Ö0,30%
J0,24%
Y0,05%
X0,05%
Q0,02%
 

Usage Note

The list may only be used together with the publishing of the internet adress stefantrost.de and the prior consent of Stefan Trost (contact). If you need additional lists, for example in a different sorting or on the basis of another source, we can provide this list for only five euros. Simply write to us.

The German Alphabet

In this table you can see all letters which are used in the German alphabet. The headers of the columns show the basic letters from the Latin Alphabet. Thereunder you can see the letters from the Latin Alphabet which can be found in the German alphabet. Under this, you can see all letters derived from the basic Latin Alphabet.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Ä                         Ö       ß  Ü     

The German alphabet consists of all 26 basic letters of the Latin Alphabet and is completed with Ä, Ö and Ü as well as ß.