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Syllable Frequency: German (Deutsch)

On this page you can see two tables with the frequencies of the syllables of the German language. These lists were created with the syllable counter, which is integrated in the WordCreator. Basis of these frequency tables was a German text with 8.953.540 characters (1.368.984 words), which was a good mix of different literary genres.

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Two-Party Syllables (Digrams)

In these two tables, you can see the two-party syllables (digrams) in German. From the original text 3.034.411 two-party syllables were extracted, in the table only two-party syllables with a probability of at least 0.75% were shown. The left list is sorted according to the syllables, the right to the frequencies. Accordingly, the digrams EN, ER und CH are the most common syllables of the German language.

SyllableFrequency
AN1,26%
AU0,93%
BE1,37%
CH3,58%
DA0,82%
DE2,54%
DI1,06%
EI2,44%
EL0,76%
EN4,87%
ER4,18%
ES1,38%
GE1,88%
HE1,30%
HT0,79%
IC1,49%
IE2,15%
IN2,14%
IT0,80%
LE0,85%
LI0,75%
ND1,68%
NE1,28%
NG0,90%
RE1,11%
SC0,99%
SE1,10%
SI0,89%
ST1,29%
TE2,09%
UN1,69%
SyllableFrequency
EN4,87%
ER4,18%
CH3,58%
DE2,54%
EI2,44%
IE2,15%
IN2,14%
TE2,09%
GE1,88%
UN1,69%
ND1,68%
IC1,49%
ES1,38%
BE1,37%
HE1,30%
ST1,29%
NE1,28%
AN1,26%
RE1,11%
SE1,10%
DI1,06%
SC0,99%
AU0,93%
NG0,90%
SI0,89%
LE0,85%
DA0,82%
IT0,80%
HT0,79%
EL0,76%
LI0,75%
 

Three-Party Syllables (Trigrams)

In the last two tables, you can see the three-party syllables (trigrams) of the German language. From the original text 1.297.703 three-party syllables were extracted. In the table, only syllables with a probabilty of at least 0.30% were published. The left list is sorted according to the syllables, the right to the frequencies. Thus the syllables ICH, EIN and DER are the most common syllables of the German language.

SyllableFrequency
ABE0,34%
ACH0,42%
AND0,41%
AUF0,35%
AUS0,32%
BEN0,35%
BER0,48%
CHE0,99%
CHT0,95%
DAS0,43%
DEN0,89%
DER1,37%
DIE1,14%
EIN1,55%
EIT0,49%
END0,33%
ERE0,39%
ERS0,41%
ESE0,31%
GEN0,85%
HEN0,66%
ICH1,85%
IGE0,32%
INE0,82%
IST0,37%
LIC0,55%
LLE0,35%
MEN0,32%
MIT0,32%
NDE0,65%
NEN0,50%
NGE0,44%
NIC0,39%
NTE0,31%
REN0,40%
SCH1,27%
SEI0,32%
SEN0,32%
SIC0,37%
SIE0,53%
STE0,51%
TEN0,71%
TER0,45%
UND1,00%
UNG0,68%
VER0,53%
SyllableFrequency
ICH1,85%
EIN1,55%
DER1,37%
SCH1,27%
DIE1,14%
UND1,00%
CHE0,99%
CHT0,95%
DEN0,89%
GEN0,85%
INE0,82%
TEN0,71%
UNG0,68%
HEN0,66%
NDE0,65%
LIC0,55%
VER0,53%
SIE0,53%
STE0,51%
NEN0,50%
EIT0,49%
BER0,48%
TER0,45%
NGE0,44%
DAS0,43%
ACH0,42%
ERS0,41%
AND0,41%
REN0,40%
NIC0,39%
ERE0,39%
SIC0,37%
IST0,37%
LLE0,35%
BEN0,35%
AUF0,35%
ABE0,34%
END0,33%
SEN0,32%
SEI0,32%
MIT0,32%
MEN0,32%
IGE0,32%
AUS0,32%
NTE0,31%
ESE0,31%
 

Usage Note

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