A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Cameron, Peter

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 1,112
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 486
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.288
Tagged as LAL (General Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, a, and, in, o, i, or, wi, they, my,

List of texts in corpus

Lallans 59 - Yowdendrift / Gin I Kent
Lallans (2021 ) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (182 words)
Lallans 58 - Naebody’s Rose
Lallans (2021 ) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (47 words)
Lallans 75 - The Raid on Clydebank
Lallans (2009-12-01) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (101 words)

Lallans 74 - Cannle-flame
Lallans (2009-07-01) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (70 words)

Lallans 73 - The Stranger
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (114 words)
Lallans 58 - The Cornfields o Lowdie
Lallans Magazine (2001-03 ) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (598 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the1029172.66
a423776.98
and353147.48
in322877.7
o242158.27
i232068.35
or161438.85
wi141258.99
they11989.21
my9809.35
your8719.42
ken8719.42
was7629.5
she7629.5
rose6539.57
to6539.57
when6539.57
an6539.57
aa6539.57
auld6539.57
frae6539.57
at6539.57
afore6539.57
nicht6539.57
bluid5449.64
snaw5449.64
warld5449.64
but5449.64
me5449.64
you5449.64
it's5449.64
there5449.64
deid5449.64
bairns5449.64
hou4359.71
whiles4359.71
naebody's4359.71
hand4359.71
see4359.71
tae4359.71
our4359.71
i've4359.71
nou4359.71
lowdie4359.71
wha4359.71
cauld4359.71
we4359.71
til4359.71
like4359.71
een4359.71
wind4359.71
be4359.71
planes4359.71
here4359.71
for4359.71
on4359.71
are4359.71
us4359.71
hear4359.71
owre3269.78
black3269.78
lang3269.78
hame3269.78
kent3269.78
her3269.78
juist3269.78
gin3269.78
say3269.78
crystal3269.78
aye3269.78
heid3269.78
come3269.78
day3269.78
mysel3269.78
thon3269.78
tam3269.78
wee3269.78
mind3269.78
aince3269.78
hert3269.78
gie3269.78
itsel3269.78
mirk3269.78
it3269.78
this3269.78
last2179.86
peel2179.86
luik2179.86
man2179.86
anerly2179.86
gless2179.86
think2179.86
rowed2179.86
grund2179.86
ablow2179.86
whilk2179.86
gray2179.86
stane2179.86
blinnd2179.86
ahint2179.86
time2179.86
sae2179.86
hinmaist2179.86
ane2179.86
no2179.86
yon2179.86
sometimes2179.86
early2179.86
road2179.86
ee2179.86
his2179.86
that's2179.86
nurse2179.86
whit2179.86
thing2179.86
airts2179.86
ain2179.86
years2179.86
muckle2179.86
bairn's2179.86
wad2179.86
flouer2179.86
i'm2179.86
never2179.86
bairn2179.86
petal2179.86
lift2179.86
back2179.86
ever2179.86
daw2179.86
simmer2179.86
were2179.86
morn2179.86
fields2179.86
atween2179.86
flee2179.86
siller2179.86
nae2179.86
nicht-at-eenie2179.86
dinna2179.86
legs2179.86
out2179.86
yae2179.86
lassie2179.86
did2179.86
can2179.86
throu2179.86
gang2179.86
air2179.86
flouers2179.86
stranger2179.86
sun2179.86
sang2179.86
gowd2179.86
merle's2179.86
mavis'2179.86
mune2179.86
s2179.86
flourish2179.86
warld-blinnd2179.86
yowdendrift2179.86
cannle-flame2179.86
swith2179.86
tak2179.86
as2179.86
rain2179.86
orra2179.86
cornfields2179.86
sheuch2179.86
handsel2179.86