ERIC Number: ED098818
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Spoken Language Vocabulary and Structural Frequency Count: Swahili Data Analyses.
Rubama, Ibrahim; And Others
The report is a frequency analysis of vocabulary and sentence patterns in the Swahili language. The corpora used are a media sample, a discussion session, elicited sentences, and words elicited for frame sentences. The outputs are the following frequency tables: (1) semantic frequency of combined corpus (media, discussion, elicited sentences) listed alphabetically with inflectional and derivational variants as subentries; (2) semantic frequency of combined corpus listed by frequency; (3) sentence pattern frequency from corpus of elicited sentences; (4) H-ranks and phi-coefficients for corpus of elicited words. (Author)
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Data Analysis, Etymology, Language Usage, Mathematical Linguistics, Semantics, Sentence Structure, Speech, Speech Communication, Structural Analysis, Swahili, Vocabulary, Word Frequency, Word Lists
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (Order No. AD-775 926; MF-$1.45, HC-$18.25)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ. Research Corp., NY.