A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Niven, Liz

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 5,380
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,978
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.72
Tagged as SWE (South West (Galloway)) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, a, an, tae, o, in, ye, wi, fir, is,

List of texts in corpus

Burnin Whins
Luath (01-01-2004 ) in Southern dialect, categorised as poetry (109 words)

Chuckies fir the Cairn
Luath (2009) in Southern dialect, categorised as poetry (951 words)

Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity
Lallans Magazine (2001) in Lallans dialect, categorised as newspaper (1,030 words)

Stravaigin
Luath (01-01-2001) in Southern dialect, categorised as poetry (3,290 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the2885353.16
a1813364.31
an1402602.23
tae1202230.48
o1011877.32
in761412.64
ye551022.3
wi52966.54
fir49910.78
is49910.78
as49910.78
that44817.84
fae42780.67
it41762.08
this37687.73
or36669.14
ma34631.97
at33613.38
bit33613.38
be31576.21
her25464.68
jist25464.68
they24446.1
yer24446.1
wir24446.1
oan23427.51
aw23427.51
it's23427.51
nae22408.92
mair21390.33
we20371.75
thir19353.16
no18334.57
hae18334.57
aboot16297.4
yin16297.4
will15278.81
a'm15278.81
us15278.81
back15278.81
on15278.81
doon14260.22
-14260.22
oot14260.22
efter14260.22
whit14260.22
new14260.22
whaur13241.64
his13241.64
intae13241.64
wee13241.64
can13241.64
wis13241.64
hame13241.64
time13241.64
kent13241.64
and13241.64
ain12223.05
come12223.05
dae12223.05
ower12223.05
here12223.05
its12223.05
mibbe12223.05
ken12223.05
wid12223.05
sae12223.05
like11204.46
them11204.46
gin11204.46
if11204.46
up11204.46
buik11204.46
by10185.87
still10185.87
of10185.87
weel10185.87
aye10185.87
thistle10185.87
wumman9167.29
me9167.29
muckle9167.29
she9167.29
auld9167.29
scottish9167.29
day9167.29
sea8148.7
gan8148.7
taen8148.7
identitie8148.7
lik8148.7
thon8148.7
we'll8148.7
loch8148.7
man8148.7
aff8148.7
days7130.11
men7130.11
are7130.11
seen7130.11
dinna7130.11
lang7130.11
again7130.11
wa7130.11
telt7130.11
nor7130.11
has7130.11
scots7130.11
fine7130.11
then6111.52
scotland6111.52
ya6111.52
year6111.52
twa6111.52
he6111.52
folk6111.52
we're6111.52
mannie6111.52
been6111.52
'6111.52
want6111.52
throu6111.52
she's6111.52
get6111.52
oor6111.52
cam6111.52
young6111.52
atween6111.52
deid592.94
soil592.94
sing592.94
een592.94
ye'll592.94
sons592.94
macdougall592.94
gie592.94
facts592.94
across592.94
these592.94
even592.94
borders592.94
nane592.94
watter592.94
malawi592.94
picts592.94
some592.94
fowk592.94
sisters592.94
kens592.94
kintra592.94
mak592.94
so592.94
there592.94
kinna592.94
drink592.94
noo592.94
a'll592.94
night592.94
bairn592.94
yince592.94
thing592.94
right592.94
onie592.94
yins474.35
journey474.35
harvester474.35
whither474.35
solway474.35
saddest474.35
turn474.35
sky474.35
loved474.35
tells474.35
who474.35
nicht474.35
say474.35
poems474.35
maks474.35
was474.35
pynt474.35
ilka474.35
she'll474.35
lass474.35
oh474.35
every474.35
bar474.35
sure474.35
only474.35
never474.35
names474.35
when474.35
edwin474.35
had474.35
bein474.35
there's474.35
gey474.35
says474.35
talkin474.35
hairts474.35
licht474.35
frae474.35
ither474.35
a've474.35
tho474.35
mind474.35
that's474.35
name474.35
think474.35
monie474.35
you474.35
let474.35
labour474.35
past474.35
thegither474.35
afore474.35
heids474.35
wimmen474.35
white474.35
see474.35
for474.35
near474.35
dry474.35
lassie474.35
drunk355.76
reid355.76
each355.76
clear355.76
hear355.76
need355.76
grun355.76
history355.76
mither355.76
sherp355.76
forth355.76
identity355.76
paintit355.76
dee355.76
take355.76
road355.76
prague355.76
saft355.76
wean355.76
cannie355.76
freens355.76
fin355.76
mend355.76
rule355.76
faimilies355.76
true355.76
widden355.76
leisure355.76
stanes355.76
thoosan355.76
brak355.76
sang355.76
week355.76
row355.76
lea355.76
faur355.76
ye'd355.76
comet355.76
macdougall's355.76
could355.76
'a355.76
roon355.76
blether355.76
maist355.76
made355.76
common355.76
fair355.76
gien355.76
romans355.76
lassies355.76
writer355.76
many355.76
reader355.76
whole355.76
times355.76
waur355.76
herd355.76
talk355.76
joab355.76
gans355.76
welcome355.76
life355.76
wha355.76
information355.76
quest355.76
till355.76
itsel355.76
lan355.76
hill355.76
roman355.76
pink355.76
write355.76
hairt355.76
parliament355.76
disnae355.76
muir's355.76
fou355.76
chapter355.76
built355.76
bits355.76
buiks355.76
try355.76
anither355.76
wheen355.76
black355.76
should355.76
bus355.76
aroon355.76
rest355.76
yet355.76
abuin355.76
we'd355.76
green355.76
ancient355.76
bebe355.76
sangs237.17
thomson237.17
full237.17
side237.17
meddle237.17
warld237.17
tuned237.17
got237.17
lugs237.17
comment237.17
naethin237.17
didnae237.17
cannae237.17
lay237.17
strang237.17
becomin237.17
derk237.17
poem237.17
view237.17
rabbie237.17
she'd237.17
hadrian's237.17
scrievin237.17
brig237.17
famous237.17
while237.17
gowd237.17
travel237.17
identity'237.17
hid237.17
upon237.17
ain's237.17
gettin237.17
hoo237.17
wantit237.17
i237.17
painters237.17
guid237.17
search237.17
sit237.17
heard237.17
scuil237.17
instead237.17
flair237.17
golf237.17
away237.17
win237.17
hinnie237.17
brithers237.17
refers237.17
rue237.17
plenty237.17
kintraside237.17
go237.17
mean237.17
played237.17
doule237.17
element237.17
ootside237.17
lines237.17
left237.17
naebodie237.17
jewish237.17
gliskin237.17
quarter237.17
soons237.17
sun237.17
fire237.17
am237.17
stert237.17
sweethairt237.17
moon237.17
faith237.17
speak237.17
citie237.17
lives237.17
same237.17
richt237.17
wan237.17
boat237.17
vennels237.17
interestin237.17
him237.17
sticks237.17
raither237.17
well237.17
cried237.17
index237.17
bye237.17
sittin237.17
rid237.17
wunnert237.17
mindit237.17
build237.17
clean237.17
readin237.17
quite237.17
hadrian237.17
emperor237.17
further237.17
freen237.17
couldnae237.17
academic237.17
references237.17
based237.17
droont237.17
job237.17
kirkcudbrightshire237.17
thought237.17
states237.17
scotland's237.17
set237.17
first237.17
nine237.17
conquer237.17
pipes237.17
thrang237.17
few237.17
less237.17
rock237.17
stertit237.17
bring237.17
chynged237.17
way237.17
wished237.17
thir's237.17
keep237.17
broon237.17
sheet237.17
wes237.17
strecht237.17
big237.17
ad237.17
towers237.17
backpacker237.17
verra237.17
ye're237.17
ur237.17
nation237.17
thocht237.17
warm237.17
don't237.17
fu237.17
delight237.17
needit237.17
turf237.17
legions237.17
ye've237.17
written237.17
fun237.17
england237.17
origins237.17
wisnae237.17
he's237.17
national237.17
fa237.17
empire237.17
gallus237.17
personal237.17
historie237.17
birth237.17
soon237.17
hunner237.17
does237.17
flight237.17
shilpit237.17
east237.17
work237.17
kintra's237.17
apt237.17
world237.17
wavin237.17
tears237.17
abbey237.17
spring237.17
tides237.17
land237.17
unner237.17
ninian's237.17
shuid237.17
boondaries237.17
curse237.17
covert237.17
focus237.17
dark237.17
deepest237.17
weans237.17
ocean237.17
heaven237.17
mists237.17
morra237.17
may237.17
locust237.17
your237.17
grows237.17
graves237.17
fitba237.17
eyes237.17
greet237.17
questions237.17
haar237.17
london237.17
to237.17
memoriam237.17
comin237.17
gallowa237.17
wild237.17
crackt237.17
mornin237.17
trees237.17
yerd237.17
seeven237.17
soothwest237.17
villages237.17
husbands237.17
cousins237.17
brothers237.17
catch237.17
far237.17
vyce237.17
which237.17
sic237.17
swine237.17
sea's237.17
haulin237.17
brick237.17
plastic237.17
boyhood237.17
lack237.17
kirks237.17
hames237.17
heavy237.17
haud237.17
words237.17
hans237.17
dinnae237.17
gies237.17
arrive237.17
language237.17
early237.17
skytin237.17
caledonian237.17
ships237.17
skipperin237.17
chinese237.17
through237.17
whae237.17
haein237.17
ash237.17
great237.17
wife237.17
lot237.17
could've237.17
cal237.17
burn237.17
martyrs237.17
skin237.17
scunnert237.17
last237.17
readers237.17
list237.17
pit237.17
end237.17
daurk237.17
lallans237.17
wi'oot237.17
gaelic237.17
pain237.17
exile237.17
sits237.17
hingin237.17
books237.17
went237.17
hauns237.17
democracy237.17
writer's237.17
fed237.17
present237.17
seems237.17
food237.17
leid237.17
dis237.17
arrival237.17
said237.17
bodie237.17
staun237.17
door237.17
hail237.17
fish237.17
bonnie237.17
prose237.17
greek237.17
any237.17
hauf237.17
sight237.17
look237.17
edge237.17
fact237.17
heid237.17
isnae237.17
cuid237.17
daurkness237.17
real237.17
wey237.17
crisis237.17