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I have found only this statistic:

  • Words by Length
  • Words by First and Second Letter

But I want to find words count which start by z and x (or any other letter)

Does anybody know such stat?

  • Table 2 in your link seems to have just what you want. – TonyK Aug 22 '18 at 12:04
  • @TonyK it seems not full. The english vocabulary contain about one million of words. That table about 20-30k =( – Eugen Konkov Aug 22 '18 at 12:20
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    @EugenKonkov once you get past 20K the words are fairly uncommon, and so stats using them will be very misleading. – Mitch Aug 22 '18 at 15:15
  • Also, though it may seem strange, you may want to ask this on regular stackexchange.SE. They are a more likely knowledgeable about finding resources for writing NLP software. – Mitch Aug 22 '18 at 15:17
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dictionary.com can be searched by letter.

The link I have cited has three pages worth of words starting with "z", and you will also be able to search words starting with "x" or any other letter of the alphabet.

Dictionary.com is an aggregating dictionary, i.e. it collects and displays words from various dictionaries. You will probably need to count the words manually though. There doesn't seem to be a total for each letter.

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  • dictionary contain a combination of words: a number of. Even if it provide total for each letter it can not be taken into account. – Eugen Konkov Aug 22 '18 at 14:01
  • @EugenKonkov I've added an extra reference in my answer. The Collins English corpus contains 550 million words from a wide range of texts from various sources, both written and spoken, and accounts for no less than 8 varieties of English. The majority of sources in the corpus date from between 2001 and 2005 making it one of the most current corpora available. – bookmanu Aug 22 '18 at 14:20
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    corpus.byu.edu/queries.asp perhaps this link will help you too? – bookmanu Aug 22 '18 at 15:16
  • seems very useful for philologist. But it is complex for me ( – Eugen Konkov Aug 22 '18 at 19:46
  • I am looking something Table 2 in the links I have provide. but with vocabulary which have more words – Eugen Konkov Aug 22 '18 at 19:47

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