A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Curran, Doug

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 2,127
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 909
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.34
Tagged as SWE (South West (Galloway)) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, an, tae, a, o, wi, in, by, they, her,

List of texts in corpus

Chuckies fir the Cairn
Luath (2009) in Southern (Galloway) dialect, categorised as poetry (2,127 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the2089779.03
an753526.09
tae371739.54
a361692.52
o341598.5
wi251175.36
in241128.35
by231081.34
they231081.34
her21987.31
his17799.25
he17799.25
on16752.23
ower15705.22
but15705.22
wis14658.2
she14658.2
auld13611.19
that12564.17
at12564.17
as12564.17
thir11517.16
aye11517.16
frae11517.16
it10470.15
ye10470.15
wid9423.13
aa9423.13
for9423.13
time8376.12
ma8376.12
days8376.12
lang8376.12
i8376.12
their8376.12
cam8376.12
were7329.1
nae7329.1
ah7329.1
window7329.1
sits7329.1
ina7329.1
whar7329.1
awa7329.1
be7329.1
we7329.1
then7329.1
anither7329.1
place6282.09
noo6282.09
jist6282.09
intae6282.09
hame6282.09
syne6282.09
'6282.09
them6282.09
up6282.09
while6282.09
twa6282.09
when6282.09
wir5235.07
door5235.07
whaur5235.07
bare5235.07
smiddy5235.07
simmer5235.07
horses5235.07
high5235.07
yer5235.07
day5235.07
ane5235.07
like5235.07
again5235.07
some5235.07
close5235.07
doon5235.07
aroon4188.06
oot4188.06
stood4188.06
een4188.06
new4188.06
wife4188.06
silent4188.06
wark4188.06
turn4188.06
afore4188.06
back4188.06
ee4188.06
fire4188.06
liam4188.06
aff4188.06
thegither4188.06
nicht4188.06
lik4188.06
aince4188.06
amangst4188.06
lugs4188.06
or4188.06
nor4188.06
risin3141.04
daurk3141.04
sae3141.04
ticht3141.04
tongue3141.04
said3141.04
through3141.04
chris3141.04
is3141.04
growin3141.04
cauld3141.04
yon3141.04
empty3141.04
huif3141.04
shaen3141.04
wind3141.04
year3141.04
wee3141.04
faither3141.04
chair3141.04
licht3141.04
weans3141.04
ilka3141.04
amang3141.04
still3141.04
waarm3141.04
my3141.04
man3141.04
sit3141.04
sky3141.04
heichts3141.04
sees3141.04
dancin3141.04
horse3141.04
last3141.04
men3141.04
him3141.04
me3141.04
bricht3141.04
watter3141.04
watches294.03
begins294.03
dawn294.03
sea294.03
hot294.03
let294.03
abune294.03
dug's294.03
saft294.03
richt294.03
gaed294.03
shae294.03
first294.03
wun294.03
hert294.03
hears294.03
fir294.03
naa294.03
lost294.03
cheek294.03
hemmer294.03
agin294.03
was294.03
glow294.03
blaw294.03
haun294.03
huifs294.03
folks294.03
wa294.03
whit294.03
westlan294.03
pu'd294.03
white294.03
dances294.03
'an294.03
forge294.03
anvil294.03
granfaither294.03
mark294.03
airms294.03
atween294.03
deep294.03
brocht294.03
broon294.03
laund294.03
corn294.03
o'294.03
throu294.03
young294.03
mind294.03
world294.03
watch294.03
mak294.03
dugs294.03
can294.03
slips294.03
ran294.03
bit294.03
fireside294.03
fields294.03
fin294.03
stane294.03
she'll294.03
bendie294.03
gate294.03
across294.03
lichtit294.03
busy294.03
cairnfield294.03
mair294.03
echo294.03
bits294.03
askit294.03
hae294.03
wands294.03
soople294.03
pair294.03
maun294.03
oan294.03
radio294.03
side294.03
getherin294.03
ulster294.03
years294.03
stauns294.03
wecht294.03
tho294.03
could294.03
ain294.03
gin294.03
wunnert294.03
danced294.03
buik294.03
burnside294.03
and294.03
windaes294.03
left294.03
hoose294.03
queer294.03
sperks294.03
wey294.03
upon294.03
bleezin294.03
are294.03
aboot294.03
cairt294.03
caa'd294.03
ae294.03
wait294.03
prood294.03