A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Tindal, Betty

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 2,658
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,123
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.367
Tagged as SWE (South West (Galloway)) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, an, a, tae, o, her, in, ah, oan, it,

List of texts in corpus

Chuckies fir the Cairn
Luath (13-01-2009 ) in Southern (Dumfries) dialect, categorised as poetry (1,335 words)
Lallans 73 - Mither
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Southern dialect, categorised as poetry (214 words)
Lallans 73 - The Scaffie Man’s Tale
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Southern dialect, categorised as prose (648 words)
Lallans 67 - Two poems by Betty Tindal
Lallans Magazine (2005-09-01 ) in Southern (Dumfries) dialect, categorised as poetry (461 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the1666245.3
an722708.8
a582182.09
tae572144.47
o441655.38
her441655.38
in361354.4
ah321203.91
oan271015.8
it24902.93
wis23865.31
ma22827.69
no21790.07
ye21790.07
they20752.45
wi20752.45
fir19714.82
as18677.2
she17639.58
that15564.33
their15564.33
frae14526.71
up14526.71
i14526.71
at13489.09
she'd12451.47
bit12451.47
noo11413.84
this11413.84
hae11413.84
he11413.84
are10376.22
wee10376.22
them10376.22
aw10376.22
whit10376.22
there10376.22
see9338.6
or9338.6
could9338.6
ower9338.6
on9338.6
bi9338.6
lass8300.98
nae8300.98
oot8300.98
when8300.98
get8300.98
yer8300.98
like8300.98
me7263.36
his7263.36
cam7263.36
weel7263.36
satchel7263.36
aboot7263.36
ah'm7263.36
mibbe7263.36
is7263.36
agin6225.73
day6225.73
sae6225.73
again6225.73
doon6225.73
got6225.73
hid6225.73
here6225.73
ken6225.73
but6225.73
think5188.11
if5188.11
we're5188.11
only5188.11
story5188.11
aye5188.11
were5188.11
tho5188.11
mind5188.11
kent5188.11
be5188.11
awa5188.11
been5188.11
sometimes5188.11
we'll5188.11
p-5188.11
polis5188.11
ae5188.11
can5188.11
for5188.11
till5188.11
kin5188.11
masel5188.11
thon5188.11
we5188.11
roon5188.11
was5188.11
whin4150.49
years4150.49
bin4150.49
gae4150.49
auld4150.49
invisible4150.49
wey4150.49
time4150.49
street4150.49
ahint4150.49
pit4150.49
some4150.49
it's4150.49
gang4150.49
didnae4150.49
stanes4150.49
haun4150.49
jist4150.49
dash4150.49
haud3112.87
green3112.87
tell3112.87
sides3112.87
that's3112.87
wid3112.87
cooried3112.87
ablow3112.87
us3112.87
aff3112.87
believe3112.87
fin3112.87
saft3112.87
there's3112.87
letter3112.87
ye're3112.87
wha3112.87
line3112.87
back3112.87
intae3112.87
ah've3112.87
whae3112.87
shelter3112.87
ah'd3112.87
sit3112.87
man3112.87
should3112.87
lookin3112.87
we'd3112.87
wearin3112.87
they're3112.87
mak3112.87
then3112.87
kens3112.87
feel3112.87
hale3112.87
banes3112.87
things3112.87
afore3112.87
oor3112.87
gie3112.87
whiles3112.87
and3112.87
mither3112.87
cos3112.87
alang3112.87
door3112.87
thing3112.87
maybe3112.87
would3112.87
bus3112.87
same3112.87
dae3112.87
hoose3112.87
wad3112.87
waitin3112.87
muckle3112.87
war275.24
getting275.24
sea275.24
windae275.24
spied275.24
wisnae275.24
sang275.24
fine275.24
brocht275.24
box-bed275.24
stair275.24
abody275.24
later275.24
they'd275.24
cuddle275.24
will275.24
lang275.24
mam275.24
maist275.24
let's275.24
number275.24
close275.24
lobby275.24
son275.24
rain275.24
whaur275.24
da275.24
planned275.24
thit275.24
oanly275.24
syne275.24
spring275.24
conter275.24
happit275.24
dark275.24
come275.24
horn275.24
queue275.24
fear275.24
wuids275.24
grey275.24
lost275.24
d'ye275.24
naebody275.24
how275.24
even275.24
stertit275.24
new275.24
caper275.24
yon275.24
seein275.24
weather275.24
renfield275.24
bay275.24
manes275.24
hear275.24
souch275.24
hingin275.24
notice275.24
free275.24
swirl275.24
able275.24
ain275.24
hame275.24
unicorn275.24
face275.24
smell275.24
bed275.24
thegither275.24
body275.24
work275.24
clad275.24
slippin275.24
station275.24
verra275.24
twa275.24
sin275.24
ca275.24
better275.24
thinking275.24
o'er275.24
you275.24
she's275.24
licht275.24
through275.24
view275.24
teresa275.24
by275.24
wi'oot275.24
slippit275.24
ewe275.24
grun275.24
moss275.24
heids275.24
lamb275.24
he's275.24
steal275.24
why275.24
lik275.24
scrievin275.24
times275.24
seems275.24
sic275.24
watter275.24
glen275.24
sittin275.24
nane275.24
thae275.24
lot275.24
draw275.24
ah'll275.24
case275.24
jam275.24
mum275.24
jars275.24
watch275.24
use275.24
cuid275.24
god275.24
memories275.24
went275.24
open275.24
weans275.24
blaw275.24
ayont275.24
langer275.24
ane275.24
beild275.24
thocht275.24
o'275.24
its275.24
ither275.24
pleased275.24
winter275.24
they'll275.24
impress275.24
chance275.24
across275.24