Distribution of Common Prefixes and Suffixes

2017-03-20

In Table 1, the sections used are those found in Page Clusters in the Voynich Manuscript. Count is the number of occurrences of words formed from the common prefixes and suffixes in the section.

blue
herbal
black
herbal
red
herbal
green
herbal
astropharmablue
text
black
text
red
text
blue
bio
black
bio
red
bio
Count627824148055712277751062332810868891216947

Table 1: Number of words with common prefixes and suffixes for each section

Table 2 and Table 3 contain the per mille frequencies of the common prefixes and suffixes, respectively, only in words formed from these. Ignoring rounding errors, the columns sum to 1000. This summarizes the differences between the various manuscript sections.

blue
herbal
black
herbal
red
herbal
green
herbal
astropharmablue
text
black
text
red
text
blue
bio
black
bio
red
bio
-18316022998325221181220204208168124
d-33530116947518931180997014998138
od-2026251421213176131
qod-1421914660133023
chod-403415148211164101
shod-153271626192001
yd-1282755020111
k-554255261729323633423516
ok-81711324497131140941451227477
qok-3763106512898254141234227320379
chok-17155916153126000
shok-822234323021
yk-143840232623921122284
t-203232172013182323282718
ot-5963785915342131116117818864
qot-373527561710616544407499
chot-269221214291010
shot-620720010000
yt-833264231572631556
ld-025001540075
old-6673219111334
qold-001000000100
chold-600214110000
shold-221003000012
yld-000000000000
lk-0150205138677823
olk-0013066142515435917
qolk-001010011378
cholk-002021041011
sholk-001000102000
ylk-000000010000
lt-001000434223
olt-002220010441
qolt-000000000011
cholt-201000010000
sholt-000000000000
ylt-000000000000

Table 2: Per mille frequency of prefixes in each section

blue
herbal
black
herbal
red
herbal
green
herbal
astropharmablue
text
black
text
red
text
blue
bio
black
bio
red
bio
-34241421228776321
-al345868281196374102856991124
-aly32150254111411097
-aim263023116000
-ain61293738193521767747318491
-aiin235200168417139189812391198467146
-aiiin8533252126226
-air1815237362174213273
-aiir6687151070010
-am2338421637341727289104
-ar567515330137549814567708457
-ary6192134344626
-as214040220042
-ol9513750875915838503014512167
-oly504713882112106
-oim000000000000
-oin210011201112
-oiin179028620642224
-oiiin201303010201
-oir010010000000
-oiir320226000000
-om8151736033000
-or939073724593183718442418
-ory0212313111171
-os811321011130010
-y18817212216290905865326210270
-ey15141594039521233362424
-eey32332519819213750160455764
-eeey5732711101120145
-dy443121282823672201910
-ed002200222123
-edy07910191543111420474129
-eed011030536725
-eedy0538018382471678886141

Table 3: Per mille frequency of suffixes in each section

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