I have downloaded all the single words from Google Books ngram data (http://storage.googleapis.com/books/ngrams/books/datasetsv2.html) and I could write code to aggregate it all generate word frequencies. However I have seen it mentioned (e.g. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00027/full) that Google has published word frequency data besides all the raw words. I am unable to find this data. Does anyone know where I can find already computed word frequencies for the Google Books data?


As you mentioned, the raw data can easily be parsed to give exactly what you are looking for, and in exactly the format you are looking for. e.g. https://gitlab.com/jberkel/google-ngram-word-frequency-lists

But for pre-made frequency lists, from a random google search, check out https://www.ngrams.info/

  • Free lists

    1 million most frequent 2, 3, 4, and 5-grams

  • Inexpensive data sets

    All n-grams that occur three times or more: 6.2 million 2-grams, 11.9 million 3-grams, and 8.3 million 4-grams

  • All 2, 3, and 4-grams

    Up to 155 million distinct strings -- searchable by word form and part of speech (as above), and also lemma

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