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Tait, John M

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 6,181
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,577
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.919
Tagged as SHD (Shetland) dialect.
Top ten most common words - da, a, at, in, o, €™, an, is, the, ta,

List of texts in corpus

Lallans 60 - The Three Hooses
Lallans Magazine (2002 ) in Shetland dialect, categorised as weans (668 words)

Lallans 60 - Da Odyssey (1-75)
Lallans Magazine (2002 ) in Shetland dialect, categorised as poetry (660 words)

Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect
Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 (2004 ) in Shetland dialect, categorised as prose (4,853 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
da2153478.4
a1572540.04
at1402265.01
in1262038.51
o1231989.97
€™1211957.61
an1081747.29
is1021650.22
the911472.25
ta871407.54
-821326.65
dialect801294.29
as681100.15
we641035.43
i621003.07
dis58938.36
shaetlan58938.36
for57922.18
hit55889.82
of54873.65
wi48776.57
you47760.39
or44711.86
€™s44711.86
be43695.68
aboot42679.5
english40647.14
wis39630.97
wid38614.79
it36582.43
language36582.43
dat34550.07
whit33533.89
fae33533.89
bit32517.72
and31501.54
he30485.36
wirds30485.36
aa29469.18
if28453
standard27436.82
laek27436.82
can26420.64
wird25404.47
idder24388.29
his23372.11
fock23372.11
on23372.11
haes22355.93
up21339.75
to21339.75
no20323.57
€˜dialect20323.57
€™r20323.57
say19307.39
him19307.39
nae19307.39
whin18291.22
that18291.22
tae17275.04
concept17275.04
ony16258.86
canna16258.86
dey16258.86
caase16258.86
public16258.86
dem15242.68
tongue15242.68
sae15242.68
hae15242.68
hoose15242.68
dir15242.68
wir14226.5
spellin14226.5
dan13210.32
written13210.32
dialects13210.32
scots13210.32
example13210.32
form12194.14
dae12194.14
grammar12194.14
€™m12194.14
oot12194.14
onnly12194.14
whaar12194.14
writin12194.14
ene11177.96
caa11177.96
ain11177.96
mean11177.96
spaekin11177.96
even10161.79
bairns10161.79
tink10161.79
juist10161.79
sam10161.79
muckle10161.79
onything10161.79
means10161.79
caad10161.79
are10161.79
write9145.61
shetland9145.61
some9145.61
still9145.61
tom9145.61
soond9145.61
scottish9145.61
spaek9145.61
wye9145.61
writes9145.61
never8129.43
house8129.43
anidder8129.43
micht8129.43
laich8129.43
burra8129.43
idee8129.43
says8129.43
article7113.25
sed7113.25
lang7113.25
noo7113.25
here7113.25
dui7113.25
coorse7113.25
status7113.25
see7113.25
ey7113.25
morton7113.25
will7113.25
different7113.25
but7113.25
very7113.25
been7113.25
not7113.25
shui697.07
lock697.07
me697.07
€˜i697.07
mak697.07
ithin697.07
so697.07
€˜spaekin697.07
midder697.07
haem697.07
foo697.07
writers697.07
languages697.07
duis697.07
sooth697.07
man697.07
guid697.07
bein697.07
with697.07
maest697.07
pronunciation697.07
gods697.07
my697.07
duisna697.07
wrang697.07
spaeks580.89
daed580.89
gie580.89
first580.89
differs580.89
education580.89
live580.89
jock580.89
yit580.89
spack580.89
friesland580.89
whidder580.89
sood580.89
seems580.89
awa580.89
bi580.89
faar580.89
miller580.89
laird580.89
there580.89
wad580.89
faa580.89
mair580.89
speech580.89
€˜aw580.89
doon580.89
atween580.89
€™ve580.89
pit580.89
dooble580.89
want580.89
have580.89
urban580.89
traep580.89
haed580.89
leonard580.89
low580.89
€˜aa580.89
siller464.71
wast464.71
creative464.71
ee464.71
weel464.71
plaece464.71
academic464.71
doot464.71
come464.71
booked464.71
duina464.71
wint464.71
leeterary464.71
did464.71
€˜dem464.71
view464.71
point464.71
all464.71
fact464.71
aff464.71
read464.71
context464.71
wan464.71
oese464.71
its464.71
poseidon464.71
aigisthus464.71
her464.71
used464.71
odysseus464.71
comin464.71
scotland464.71
dr464.71
just464.71
grammatical464.71
rules464.71
were464.71
examples464.71
dochter464.71
parked464.71
viewpoint464.71
kind464.71
pronunciations464.71
toh464.71
edder464.71
teach464.71
budder464.71
strynds464.71
best464.71
shetlandic464.71
whaalsa464.71
insted464.71
they464.71
intelligentsia464.71
goddess464.71
has348.54
laesk348.54
always348.54
much348.54
phrases348.54
why348.54
upbiggin348.54
somethin348.54
identity348.54
follow348.54
tagidder348.54
vocabulary348.54
caa'd348.54
richt348.54
john348.54
hiech348.54
leeteracy348.54
baens348.54
hael348.54
mind348.54
oesed348.54
plaeces348.54
this348.54
contrast348.54
€˜nippy348.54
duin348.54
usage348.54
certainly348.54
while348.54
doun348.54
git348.54
ower348.54
progressive348.54
wants348.54
welsh348.54
those348.54
men348.54
country348.54
kent348.54
€˜shaetlan348.54
kyuckered348.54
tongues348.54
experimental348.54
hits348.54
kill348.54
ever348.54
frisian348.54
€˜shetland348.54
system348.54
eence348.54
likes348.54
their348.54
under348.54
isle348.54
seen348.54
aathing348.54
by348.54
faera348.54
kinds348.54
mi348.54
thaim348.54
kaen348.54
saecond348.54
dominie348.54
other348.54
because348.54
effete348.54
bade348.54
€˜the348.54
maestly348.54
sake348.54
tinks348.54
afore348.54
baith348.54
ahint348.54
lies348.54
€™ll348.54
policy348.54
maybe348.54
literati348.54
idders348.54
ithoot348.54
fornenst348.54
obviously348.54
sweetie348.54
effect348.54
thing348.54
orthography348.54
wife348.54
eenoo348.54
interference348.54
from348.54
got348.54
things348.54
important348.54
kyuckerin232.36
serious232.36
approtch232.36
hermes232.36
between232.36
dee232.36
local232.36
hed232.36
writing232.36
lat232.36
nedder232.36
less232.36
temptation232.36
tension232.36
haand232.36
needna232.36
cood232.36
need232.36
gae232.36
killed232.36
ills232.36
bairn232.36
laekly232.36
apon232.36
contradiction232.36
lallans232.36
words232.36
weird232.36
hit's232.36
big232.36
heard232.36
sentence232.36
twa232.36
nottice232.36
€˜those232.36
€˜who232.36
subject232.36
third232.36
standards232.36
tradeetional232.36
question232.36
€˜all232.36
teacher232.36
bed232.36
verb232.36
parkit232.36
beukit232.36
wrongly232.36
readin232.36
teachers232.36
isles232.36
soonds232.36
micro-dialects232.36
p232.36
wha232.36
exactly232.36
how232.36
forms232.36
teachin232.36
consolidatit232.36
rickle232.36
consistent232.36
set232.36
attempt232.36
try232.36
shoard232.36
render232.36
maana232.36
laeve232.36
€˜fock232.36
€˜whit232.36
terms232.36
actually232.36
makkin232.36
dunna232.36
strategy232.36
only232.36
meanin232.36
zondag232.36
koen232.36
who232.36
gaein232.36
young232.36
distinction232.36
haein232.36
emerged232.36
comes232.36
€˜bad232.36
macafee232.36
your232.36
term232.36
relative232.36
caroline232.36
points232.36
circles232.36
linguistic232.36
linguists232.36
given232.36
correct232.36
word232.36
teached232.36
practice232.36
ava232.36
wirk232.36
educationally232.36
which232.36
notticed232.36
somene232.36
varieties232.36
when232.36
lairnin232.36
defineetion232.36
cover232.36
became232.36
had232.36
shaa232.36
agen232.36
out232.36
bruck232.36
connotation232.36
aince232.36
orestes232.36
mistak232.36
whaarby232.36
describe232.36
€˜not232.36
€˜no232.36
description232.36
phrase232.36
blister232.36
palm232.36
way232.36
end232.36
giein232.36
coud232.36
hear232.36
tak232.36
nor232.36
gied232.36
mony232.36
tinkin232.36
tell232.36
practical232.36
anti-orthographic232.36
cam232.36
it's232.36
time232.36
one232.36
may232.36
ideology232.36
varying232.36
material232.36
men's232.36
suggest232.36
shuin232.36
cd232.36
sang232.36
zeus's232.36
brynd232.36
wrocht232.36
baak232.36
greinin232.36
freda232.36
wit232.36
€˜ch232.36
fecht232.36
ch232.36
haff232.36
trang232.36
haemfarin232.36
life232.36
win232.36
attitude232.36
them232.36
frae232.36
gotten232.36
naebodie232.36
hail232.36
more232.36
mclerse232.36
thocht232.36
norn232.36
artists232.36
pyntin232.36
low-prestige232.36
rummelt232.36
efter232.36
war232.36
years232.36
bitties232.36
vernacular232.36
official232.36
left232.36
thay232.36
til232.36
doon-toon232.36
natural232.36
development232.36
dilettanti232.36
lingistwick232.36
prestige232.36
irvine232.36
many232.36
influences232.36
rot232.36
like232.36
livin232.36
bittie232.36
conclusion232.36
needin232.36
research232.36
resources232.36
well232.36
quarried232.36
gadderie232.36
poiems232.36
faider232.36
caese232.36
ah232.36
argument232.36
caves232.36
opposite232.36
ill232.36
olympian232.36
agamemnon's232.36
son232.36
wisna232.36
aside232.36