I need to do a quantitative analysis to a medieval text. I need to get some basic information like the total number of the words, their frequencies and the concordances.

Does anyone know about a free Lexical Analyser software for Windows 7 to wor11 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/20n advance.

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    $ wc medieval.txt > wordcount.txt – jlawler Jul 11 '12 at 21:31
  • thank you but i've got windows. – Carolina Jul 11 '12 at 21:35
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    You can still get Unix apps that work on Windows. Or even on DOS. Free. – jlawler Jul 11 '12 at 21:45
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    Have you tried something like this?: textalyser.net Out of curiosity, what text are you analysing? – Cerberus Jul 11 '12 at 22:03
  • thank you, i'm going to take a look. i'm working with the Portuguese translation of the Queste del Saint Graal, Post-Vulgate. – Carolina Jul 11 '12 at 22:17

There are many software applications for linguistic analysis listed at LinguistList's software page, including lexical analysis tools and, probably what you're after, concordance software (and lots of other fun stuff too). Most are free.

I suspect that the first one in the list, 'Simple concordance program' will do what you want.

Additional: here's an even better list of text analysis tools.


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