• nmw posted an update 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    Did Anabelle Körbel pull these numbers out of a hat?


    Vocabulary of the German language, in words

    Vocabulary of the English language, in words

    Average vocabulary of a German-speaking person, in words

    Average vocabulary of an English-speaking person, in words

    Also: Does this mean that German-speaking people and English-speaking people have variable-sized vocabularies? Does the vocabulary of such a person vary from situation to situation, from time to time, or something like that? ūüėČ