Zipf’s laws of meaning in Catalan

  title={Zipf’s laws of meaning in Catalan},
  author={Neus Catal{\`a} and Jaume Baixeries and Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho and Llu'is Padr'o and Antoni Hern{\'a}ndez-Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
In his pioneering research, G. K. Zipf formulated a couple of statistical laws on the relationship between the frequency of a word with its number of meanings: the law of meaning distribution, relating the frequency of a word and its frequency rank, and the meaning-frequency law, relating the frequency of a word with its number of meanings. Although these laws were formulated more than half a century ago, they have been only investigated in a few languages. Here we present the first study of… 


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