Letter Contact Frequency for English
Vivian Cook
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based on the one million word corpus

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a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s
t
u
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x
y
z
 
a
18
6,556
12,572 16,908 166 2,604 10,393 363 16,304 197 5,228 24,568 9,594 72,943 76 3,854
34
35,018 33,056 45,851 3,524 7,672 3,497 290 10,286 413
a
b
5,611 540 41 44 19,443 3 1 9 3,082 399 0 7,068 42 44 7,753 35
0
4,072 713 318 8,028 90 6 0
3,713
0
b
c
15,625
15
1,861
70
17,984
8
11
19,394
5,618
0
7,038
4,941
14
14
22,668
5
228
5,070
359
8,953
4,190
1
5
0
968
26
c
d
6,098
83
103
2,074 21,863
217
1,339
72
12,721
160
59
1,643
369
1,141
10,642
35
12
3,970
4,559
40
3,108
471
171
3
1,928
0
d
e
28,527
676
11,139
44,189 16,237
5,058
2,717
929
5,121
75
803
19,588
10,795
47,174
1,933
5,284
815
72,003 36,967
16,000
1,184
8,725
4,095
6,023
8,604
139
e
f
6,354
4
14
2
8,420
4,590
1
3
8,539
0
0
2,879
6
11
26,231
4
0
6,687
132
3,601
3,424
0
14
0
241
0
f
g
5,695
22
18
34
16,137
26
1,097
10,820
5,246
3
5
3,876
159
1,452
6,892
8
0
5,529
2,479
349
6,087
0
32
0
405
0
g
h
40,453
106
14
80
132,301
103
7
11
37,128
0
1
394
265
704
19,726
14
5
3,072
324
7,165
2,476
0
87
0
1,639
1
h
i
5,144
1,865
16,310
14,464
11,205
7,607
8,587
39
116 242
2,712
15,486
13,940
85,417
16,202
3,184
127
36,924
36,909
39,427
305
7,258
16
605
6
985
i
j
1,502
0
0
0
931
0
0
4
67
2
4
1
0
0
2,319
0
0
0
6
2
2,957
0
0
0
0
0
j
k
206
61
9
13,323
14
51
171
625
0
8
5,411
625
88
3,522
239
0
411
1,967
20
157
1
95
0
360
0
k
l
18,136
187
186
2921
30,919
13,810
2,921
14
21,995
0
1,408
24,186
784
82
15,178
808
3
360
4,450
3,266
3,458
857
672
0
15,892
122
l
m
16,761
2,312
89
3
27,473
154
2
10
9,057
0
1
149
2,759
288
12,153
5,881
1
1870
3,046
63
4,164
1
7
0
2,641
0
m
n
8,439
106
10,103
50,467
26,613
1,541
47,031
220
11,079
199
3,128
2,934
428
3,451
18,651
152
260
171
11,636
28,087
1,887
1,179
158
116
3,457
53
n
o
2,921
2,368
4,258
5,871
1,231
30,592
2,258
899
137
137
4,739
10,532
18,443
51,435
12,857
6,579
27
39,276
17,397
17,d404
45,837
6,076
16,118
309
1,486
177
o
p
9,659
32
11
70
13,887
39
10
2,878
3,948
0
10
8,283
355
25
9,198
4,890
1
10,237
1,958
2,588
3,132
1
33
1
572
0
p
q
6
0
3
1
1
0
0
0
8
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
4,270
0
1
0
0
0
q
r
16,607
489
2,520
6,835
57,971
832
3,211
707
19,534
7
4,405
3.053
4,110
7,651
21,865
1,413
6
4,529
14,868
9,649
3,812
1,391
553
7
7,881
2
r
s
12,182
244
4,630
149
30,2546
368
106
19,059
14,550
5
3,053
2,522
2,252
1,122
14,085
5,898
237
157
12,212
33,052
7,632
19
1,856
1
1,194
116
s
t
15,585
152
1,823
41
35,601
289
25
123,417
31,383
0
8
4,715
511
326
40,084
65
1
11,208
8,161
8,189
7,160
63
2,909
0
5,394
48
t
u
6,315
2,012
5,179
3,140
3,357
670
5,736
74
3,756
5
659
14,865
3,276
13,651
170
5,962
3
19,109
14,470
16,896
8
66
2
85
169
87
u
v
2,727
0
2
3
28,565
0
0
19
6,486
0
0
0
0
0
2,230
9
2
20
2
0
60
5
0
0
285
0
v
w
22,828
21
24
271
14,669
127
0
16,237
15,584
1
147
994
26
3,882
11,353
9
0
1,227
1,162
119
67
0
42
0
96
0
w
x
834
1
840
0
485
31
0
105
643
0
0
0
9
0
55
1,696
9
3
0
1,945
49
17
3
18
49
0
x
y
402
444
224
84
4,921
34
65
56
1,450
4
10
471
434
465
14,770
433
0
317
2,790
974
107
3
197
2
1
14
y
z
207
14
1
1
1,256
0
0
9
279
0
19
94
2
1
103
2
0
0
1
8
26
0
0
0
99
152
z
 
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Note: I have corrected some typos (Sept 18) but more may remain