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  • nmw posted an update 1 month ago

    Did Anabelle Körbel pull these numbers out of a hat?

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    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? 😉