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Curran, Doug

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 2,120
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 904
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.345
Tagged as SWE (South West (Galloway)) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, an, tae, a, o, wi, in, they, by, her,

List of texts in corpus

Chuckies fir the Cairn
Luath (2009 ) in Southern (Galloway) dialect, categorised as poetry (2,120 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the2089811.32
an773632.08
tae371745.28
a361698.11
o341603.77
wi251179.25
in241132.08
they231084.91
by231084.91
her21990.57
he17801.89
his17801.89
on16754.72
but15707.55
ower15707.55
wis14660.38
she14660.38
auld13613.21
that12566.04
at12566.04
frae12566.04
as12566.04
aye11518.87
thir11518.87
it10471.7
ye10471.7
wid9424.53
for9424.53
aa9424.53
their8377.36
cam8377.36
lang8377.36
time8377.36
days8377.36
ma8377.36
i8377.36
then7330.19
anither7330.19
be7330.19
we7330.19
were7330.19
whar7330.19
nae7330.19
awa7330.19
ina7330.19
ah7330.19
window7330.19
sits7330.19
while6283.02
intae6283.02
syne6283.02
noo6283.02
up6283.02
twa6283.02
them6283.02
when6283.02
jist6283.02
place6283.02
hame6283.02
high5235.85
smiddy5235.85
horses5235.85
whaur5235.85
wir5235.85
some5235.85
simmer5235.85
door5235.85
like5235.85
yer5235.85
bare5235.85
day5235.85
again5235.85
close5235.85
ane5235.85
doon5235.85
new4188.68
aroon4188.68
turn4188.68
wark4188.68
liam4188.68
aff4188.68
lik4188.68
wife4188.68
fire4188.68
nicht4188.68
nor4188.68
stood4188.68
back4188.68
ee4188.68
een4188.68
lugs4188.68
amangst4188.68
oot4188.68
thegither4188.68
aince4188.68
silent4188.68
or4188.68
afore4188.68
daurk3141.51
sky3141.51
through3141.51
sae3141.51
wind3141.51
watter3141.51
bricht3141.51
dancin3141.51
sees3141.51
growin3141.51
is3141.51
wee3141.51
licht3141.51
chris3141.51
cauld3141.51
him3141.51
risin3141.51
tongue3141.51
men3141.51
sit3141.51
me3141.51
my3141.51
horse3141.51
weans3141.51
man3141.51
shaen3141.51
huif3141.51
ticht3141.51
faither3141.51
heichts3141.51
still3141.51
waarm3141.51
said3141.51
amang3141.51
year3141.51
ilka3141.51
empty3141.51
last3141.51
chair3141.51
yon3141.51
wa294.34
agin294.34
hert294.34
young294.34
blaw294.34
fireside294.34
corn294.34
folks294.34
deep294.34
first294.34
abune294.34
westlan294.34
bit294.34
wait294.34
mark294.34
fir294.34
dances294.34
pu'd294.34
buik294.34
hoose294.34
wecht294.34
left294.34
airms294.34
fin294.34
maun294.34
upon294.34
mair294.34
watches294.34
hae294.34
begins294.34
wey294.34
dawn294.34
across294.34
gate294.34
hears294.34
lost294.34
hot294.34
tho294.34
getherin294.34
anvil294.34
pair294.34
cairnfield294.34
caa'd294.34
mind294.34
richt294.34
atween294.34
she'll294.34
watch294.34
glow294.34
slips294.34
naa294.34
forge294.34
kist294.34
hemmer294.34
granfaither294.34
fields294.34
white294.34
ain294.34
and294.34
are294.34
gin294.34
world294.34
stauns294.34
windaes294.34
prood294.34
queer294.34
wunnert294.34
shae294.34
laund294.34
huifs294.34
haun294.34
sea294.34
wun294.34
saft294.34
can294.34
mak294.34
oan294.34
let294.34
o'294.34
busy294.34
side294.34
years294.34
bendie294.34
dug's294.34
lichtit294.34
burnside294.34
askit294.34
echo294.34
stane294.34
soople294.34
brocht294.34
sperks294.34
throu294.34
bleezin294.34
ran294.34
aboot294.34
ae294.34
bits294.34
wands294.34
could294.34
radio294.34
ulster294.34
gaed294.34
danced294.34
whit294.34
cheek294.34
broon294.34
was294.34
dugs294.34
cairt294.34