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|Compare frequency of
use of an expression in different countries/country groups/worldwide
Compare these numbers for different expressions
Compare frequency of source term to frequency of target term, find (badly) translated or uncommon expressions (e. g. an English expression rarely found in US, UK, AU, CN in relation to the worldwide hits).
Find regionalisms (e.g. all Spanish-speaking countries v Spain; US v UK).
Check alternatives in one language quickly
A term may be frequently used and still be wrong.
Compare numbers of hits for alternative terms/synonyms in one language at one glance.
See the frequency of a term in relation to the overall text stock of the Internet
comparing the number of hits to the number of hits of a very general word of the same language such as and (control term).
Absolute numbers can be misleading:500 hits in Germany may have a different status to 500 hits in the USA.
Germany vs. Austria
- Absolute frequency: In Germany 17 times higher than in Austria
- Relative frequency (in relation to und):
In Germany not even twice as high as in Austria
German- vs. English-speaking countries
Absolute frequency: 13 times higher in English-speaking countries, US, UK
Relative frequency: in German-speaking countries only about 3 times higher