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Syllable Frequency: Norwegian (Norsk)

On this page you can see two tables with the frequencies of the syllables of the Norwegian language. These lists were created with the syllable counter, which is integrated in the WordCreator. Basis of these frequency lists was a Norwegian text with 2,037,670 characters (366,595 words), which consisted of a good mix of different literary genres.

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Two-Party Syllables (Digrams)

In the following two tables, you can see the two-party syllables (digrams) in Norwegian. From the original text, 598,885 two-party syllables were extracted, in the table only two-party syllables with a probability of at least 0.75 % are shown. The first list is sorted alphabetically according to the syllables, the second list according to the frequencies of the syllables. Accordingly, the digrams EN, ER and DE are the most frequent occurring letter combinations in the Norwegian language.

LetterFrequency
AN1.50 %
AR1.27 %
DE3.00 %
ED0.84 %
EG0.90 %
EL1.29 %
EN4.44 %
ER3.47 %
ET2.35 %
FO0.85 %
GE1.04 %
HA0.91 %
IG0.76 %
IK0.78 %
IL0.96 %
IN1.31 %
JE0.82 %
KE1.32 %
KK0.76 %
LE1.44 %
LI0.96 %
ME1.38 %
NE1.42 %
NG0.88 %
NN0.83 %
OG1.09 %
OM0.82 %
OR1.40 %
RE1.86 %
SE1.02 %
ST1.18 %
TE2.20 %
TI1.12 %
TT1.02 %
VE1.01 %
LetterFrequency
EN4.44 %
ER3.47 %
DE3.00 %
ET2.35 %
TE2.20 %
RE1.86 %
AN1.50 %
LE1.44 %
NE1.42 %
OR1.40 %
ME1.38 %
KE1.32 %
IN1.31 %
EL1.29 %
AR1.27 %
ST1.18 %
TI1.12 %
OG1.09 %
GE1.04 %
TT1.02 %
SE1.02 %
VE1.01 %
IL0.96 %
LI0.96 %
HA0.91 %
EG0.90 %
NG0.88 %
FO0.85 %
ED0.84 %
NN0.83 %
OM0.82 %
JE0.82 %
IK0.78 %
KK0.76 %
IG0.76 %
 

Three-Party Syllables (Trigrams)

In the last two tables, you can see the three-party syllables (trigrams) of the Norwegian language. From the original text, 205,567 three-party syllables were extracted. In the table, only trigrams with a probability of at least 0.30 % are published. The first list is sorted by the syllables, the second list is ordered by the frequencies of the syllables. Accordingly, the trigrams DET, FOR and KKE are the most frequent in the Norwegian language.

LetterFrequency
ALL0.31 %
ANS0.34 %
ARE0.33 %
DDE0.33 %
DEN0.76 %
DER0.45 %
DET1.07 %
ELL0.34 %
END0.34 %
ENE0.42 %
ENN0.50 %
ENT0.34 %
ERE0.55 %
ETT0.56 %
FOR1.07 %
GEN0.42 %
HAD0.30 %
HAN0.43 %
HEN0.32 %
IKK0.66 %
ING0.69 %
ITT0.32 %
JEG0.56 %
KAN0.30 %
KKE0.86 %
LER0.44 %
LIG0.54 %
LLE0.70 %
MED0.45 %
MEN0.60 %
MME0.32 %
NDE0.41 %
NGE0.55 %
NNE0.77 %
REN0.33 %
SOM0.51 %
STE0.66 %
TEN0.59 %
TER0.59 %
TIL0.77 %
TTE0.72 %
VAR0.60 %
VER0.64 %
VIS0.31 %
LetterFrequency
DET1.07 %
FOR1.07 %
KKE0.86 %
TIL0.77 %
NNE0.77 %
DEN0.76 %
TTE0.72 %
LLE0.70 %
ING0.69 %
STE0.66 %
IKK0.66 %
VER0.64 %
VAR0.60 %
MEN0.60 %
TER0.59 %
TEN0.59 %
JEG0.56 %
ETT0.56 %
NGE0.55 %
ERE0.55 %
LIG0.54 %
SOM0.51 %
ENN0.50 %
MED0.45 %
DER0.45 %
LER0.44 %
HAN0.43 %
GEN0.42 %
ENE0.42 %
NDE0.41 %
ELL0.34 %
END0.34 %
ENT0.34 %
ANS0.34 %
DDE0.33 %
ARE0.33 %
REN0.33 %
ITT0.32 %
MME0.32 %
HEN0.32 %
VIS0.31 %
ALL0.31 %
KAN0.30 %
HAD0.30 %
 

A list of Norwegian letter frequencies can be found here.

Usage Note

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