Selected Studies of the Principle of Relative Frequency in Language
- Contents: pt. I. Relative frequency in respect to Chinese phonology -- pt. II. Relative frequency, abbreviation, and semantic change -- Appendix. A. Frequency of occurrence of words in Plautus' Aulularia, Mostellaria, Pseudolus, and Trinummus -- B. Phonetic transcriptions of 20,000 syllables of the dialect of modern Peking -- C. Frequency of occurrence of words in the 20,000 syllables of appendix B -- D. Frequency of occurrence of syllables in the 20,000 syllables of appendix B.
- G. K. Zipf
- Zipf's law; linguisitics; comparative linguistics;
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