A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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McAlpine, Joan

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 2,544
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 914
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.783
Tagged as SEC ((South) East Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, a, and, in, o, scots, i, tae, that, is,

List of texts in corpus

Meeting of the Parliament
The Scottish Parliament (06-11-2019) in Central dialect, categorised as government (2,544 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the1415542.45
a622437.11
and602358.49
in582279.87
o461808.18
scots451768.87
i441729.56
tae441729.56
that431690.25
is411611.64
an341336.48
it311218.55
language301179.25
they261022.01
doric23904.09
are22864.78
s19746.86
was18707.55
for17668.24
to17668.24
leid15589.62
there15589.62
have15589.62
this14550.31
as14550.31
but14550.31
spik13511.01
we13511.01
my13511.01
on13511.01
wi12471.7
be12471.7
folk11432.39
at11432.39
of11432.39
has10393.08
by10393.08
he10393.08
scottish9353.77
their9353.77
who9353.77
ye9353.77
motion9353.77
been9353.77
or9353.77
like9353.77
no9353.77
written9353.77
up9353.77
when9353.77
me8314.47
great8314.47
which8314.47
if8314.47
board7275.16
nae7275.16
scotland7275.16
government7275.16
national7275.16
english7275.16
support6235.85
gaelic6235.85
wis6235.85
poetry6235.85
just6235.85
macdonald6235.85
oor6235.85
had6235.85
first6235.85
year5196.54
she5196.54
dinna5196.54
parliament5196.54
spikkin5196.54
official5196.54
words5196.54
fae5196.54
here5196.54
his5196.54
fur5196.54
am5196.54
hae5196.54
guid5196.54
angus5196.54
ah5196.54
can4157.23
north-east4157.23
bit4157.23
him4157.23
mony4157.23
census4157.23
you4157.23
yin4157.23
were4157.23
wee4157.23
wid4157.23
group4157.23
think4157.23
one4157.23
dae4157.23
get4157.23
with4157.23
says4157.23
its4157.23
oh4157.23
could4157.23
better4157.23
pan4157.23
loaf4157.23
new4157.23
them4157.23
aa4157.23
would4157.23
spoke4157.23
braw4157.23
time4157.23
speak3117.92
ain3117.92
should3117.92
such3117.92
try3117.92
awards3117.92
long3117.92
through3117.92
hear3117.92
day3117.92
thank3117.92
very3117.92
part3117.92
poems3117.92
whit3117.92
culture3117.92
peter3117.92
happy3117.92
mair3117.92
so3117.92
book3117.92
vyce3117.92
from3117.92
jack3117.92
leids3117.92
lot3117.92
uk3117.92
speaker3117.92
susi3117.92
weans3117.92
richt3117.92
yer3117.92
help3117.92
gies3117.92
ma3117.92
not3117.92
few3117.92
bòrd3117.92
gàidhlig3117.92
thanks3117.92
na3117.92
twa3117.92
seen3117.92
recognition3117.92
buchan3117.92
also3117.92
absolutely3117.92
already3117.92
joan3117.92
mcalpine3117.92
didna3117.92
though3117.92
debate3117.92
posh3117.92
noo3117.92
say3117.92
indigenous3117.92
ither3117.92
born3117.92
spoken3117.92
oot278.62
aye278.62
artists278.62
gie278.62
supported278.62
our278.62
month278.62
tryin278.62
creative278.62
fair278.62
scrievit278.62
annoys278.62
history278.62
stuff278.62
working278.62
institute278.62
award278.62
higher278.62
opportunity278.62
some278.62
elphinstone278.62
til278.62
stand278.62
fir278.62
wants278.62
mine278.62
once278.62
nip278.62
public278.62
bred278.62
brocht278.62
skweel278.62
meaning278.62
went278.62
heard278.62
specific278.62
sma278.62
nebs278.62
ask278.62
really278.62
campaign278.62
thocht278.62
forrit278.62
mentioned278.62
capener278.62
chamber278.62
cross-party278.62
her278.62
aboot278.62
last278.62
funding278.62
previous278.62
session278.62
unique278.62
ian278.62
erse278.62
henderson278.62
hole278.62
carrying278.62
torn278.62
stream278.62
hamish278.62
legacy278.62
ever278.62
held278.62
these278.62
pressure278.62
said278.62
under278.62
ve278.62
miss278.62
evening278.62
short278.62
loonie278.62
us278.62
suddenly278.62
five278.62
school278.62
chapman278.62
fit278.62
please278.62
action278.62
teacher278.62
realise278.62
bringing278.62
course278.62
qualifications278.62
work278.62
galloway278.62
yon278.62
diet278.62
do278.62
kent278.62
awfy278.62
ll278.62
fowk278.62
stuart278.62
maist278.62
intae278.62
look278.62
dinnae278.62
freen278.62
among278.62
million278.62
efter278.62
wheen278.62
nicht278.62
speech278.62
telt278.62
makkin278.62
will278.62
unnerstaun278.62
use278.62
read278.62
syne278.62
atween278.62
local278.62
little278.62
ca278.62
ony278.62
d278.62
ower278.62
weel278.62
wrote278.62
much278.62
snp278.62
where278.62
sang278.62
recently278.62
south278.62
looked278.62
number278.62
court278.62
languages278.62
back278.62
media278.62
way278.62
growin278.62
middleton278.62