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Alphabet and Character Frequency: Turkish (Türkçe)

On this page you will find tables containing the frequencies of letters in the Turkish language as well as information on the Turkish alphabet (the letters used in the Turkish language).

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Letter Frequencies of the language Turkish

Below you can see a table showing the frequencies of letters, as they occur in the Turkish language. This list was created with the character counter, which is integrated in the WordCreator. Basis of this list was a Turkish text with 1,947,735 characters (294,656 words), 1,585,776 characters were 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 first list is sorted alphabetically according to the letters, the second list by the frequencies of the letters. Accordingly, the letters A, E and İ are the most frequent letters in the Turkish language.

LetterFrequency
A11.56 %
B2.83 %
C1.12 %
Ç1.35 %
D4.62 %
E9.39 %
F0.53 %
G1.50 %
Ğ0.91 %
H1.33 %
I3.84 %
İ8.61 %
J0.16 %
K4.70 %
L6.08 %
M3.44 %
N6.80 %
O3.59 %
Ö0.71 %
P0.75 %
R6.81 %
S3.27 %
Ş1.56 %
T3.30 %
U3.42 %
Ü1.77 %
V1.73 %
Y2.73 %
Z1.43 %
LetterFrequency
A11.56 %
E9.39 %
İ8.61 %
R6.81 %
N6.80 %
L6.08 %
K4.70 %
D4.62 %
I3.84 %
O3.59 %
M3.44 %
U3.42 %
T3.30 %
S3.27 %
B2.83 %
Y2.73 %
Ü1.77 %
V1.73 %
Ş1.56 %
G1.50 %
Z1.43 %
Ç1.35 %
H1.33 %
C1.12 %
Ğ0.91 %
P0.75 %
Ö0.71 %
F0.53 %
J0.16 %
 

Lists of Turkish syllable frequencies can be found here.

Usage Note

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The Turkish Alphabet

Here you can see all letters that occur in the Turkish alphabet. The headings of each column are showing all basic letters of the Latin alphabet in bold. In the first row of the table, there are the letters from the Latin alphabet, which are also used in Turkish. Underneath, all in Turkish occurring forms derived from the basic Latin letters are listed.

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOP RSTUV  YZ
  Ç   Ğ İ     Ö   Ş Ü     

The Turkish alphabet knows 29 letters. It contains of 23 basic letters of the Latin alphabet (all letters except Q, W and X) and is supplemented by the 6 letters Ç, Ğ, İ, Ö, Ş and Ü. The letter J occurs mostly only in foreign words, the letter Ğ never occurs at the beginning of a word.