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Douglas, Sheila

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 5,976
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,683
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.551
Tagged as LAL (General Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, o, a, tae, and, an, in, that, sangs, he,

List of texts in corpus

Lallans 67 - William Motherwell (1797 - 1836)
Lallans Magazine (2005-09-01 ) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (2,750 words)
Lallans 58 - The Sang o the Fowk
Lallans Magazine (2001-03-01 ) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (634 words)
Lallans 59 - Review Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist
Lallans Magazine (2001-09 ) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (1,097 words)
Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys
Lallans Magazine (2001 ) in Central dialect, categorised as newspaper (1,495 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the3866459.17
o2383982.6
a1492493.31
tae1322208.84
and1282141.9
an1202008.03
in1071790.5
that871455.82
sangs631054.22
he621037.48
is57953.82
as57953.82
it52870.15
wis50836.68
but48803.21
fowk48803.21
hae41686.08
for41686.08
his37619.14
or37619.14
on36602.41
this36602.41
they35585.68
be35585.68
their34568.94
wi31518.74
sang30502.01
are30502.01
aa29485.27
of29485.27
there28468.54
them26435.07
ye25418.34
were25418.34
by25418.34
motherwell24401.61
singers24401.61
at23384.87
whit21351.41
like21351.41
fae20334.67
she20334.67
wha19317.94
maist19317.94
mony18301.2
haed18301.2
nae18301.2
mair17284.47
muisic17284.47
its17284.47
i17284.47
aboot17284.47
been16267.74
wark16267.74
oot16267.74
wey16267.74
ain15251
we15251
had15251
up14234.27
no14234.27
aye14234.27
haes13217.54
ballants13217.54
can13217.54
jist13217.54
ither12200.8
singin12200.8
some12200.8
club12200.8
muckle11184.07
wad11184.07
him11184.07
weel11184.07
pairt11184.07
tradeetion11184.07
tak11184.07
ony11184.07
scott11184.07
kent10167.34
us10167.34
kin10167.34
scots10167.34
dae10167.34
doon10167.34
clubs10167.34
prentit10167.34
noo10167.34
gey9150.6
tunes9150.6
ane9150.6
dune9150.6
swatches9150.6
hear9150.6
lang9150.6
mak9150.6
to9150.6
auld9150.6
her9150.6
ballad8133.87
fack8133.87
sung8133.87
which8133.87
modren8133.87
minstrelsy8133.87
festivals8133.87
forby8133.87
whaur8133.87
year7117.14
me7117.14
than7117.14
days7117.14
ithers7117.14
athoot7117.14
guid7117.14
paisley7117.14
gie7117.14
whyles7117.14
cuid7117.14
william7117.14
begoud7117.14
ballads7117.14
stertit7117.14
twa7117.14
gin7117.14
time7117.14
hert7117.14
cam7117.14
set7117.14
bein7117.14
hoo6100.4
will6100.4
frae6100.4
sing6100.4
artists6100.4
hou6100.4
these6100.4
ilka6100.4
scottish6100.4
becam6100.4
fay6100.4
fir6100.4
shaw6100.4
thocht6100.4
syne6100.4
nor6100.4
come6100.4
margaret6100.4
was6100.4
james6100.4
til6100.4
poetry6100.4
haill6100.4
glesca6100.4
whase6100.4
thaim6100.4
afore6100.4
oor6100.4
ancient6100.4
micht6100.4
thae6100.4
tradition6100.4
yer6100.4
collectors6100.4
acause6100.4
sae6100.4
sir6100.4
motherwell's6100.4
collections6100.4
folk6100.4
has6100.4
forbye6100.4
tent6100.4
say6100.4
gaitherin6100.4
ballant6100.4
sharpe6100.4
may583.67
life583.67
maun583.67
daein583.67
owre583.67
oral583.67
muisicians583.67
seen583.67
learn583.67
revival583.67
cried583.67
awa583.67
see583.67
leid583.67
taen583.67
kirkpatrick583.67
walter583.67
doun583.67
isnae583.67
when583.67
modern583.67
agnes583.67
my583.67
aabody583.67
collector583.67
chynge583.67
tmsa583.67
burns583.67
hame583.67
juist583.67
stories583.67
maks466.93
ploy466.93
think466.93
aulder466.93
editor466.93
kilbarchan466.93
did466.93
yins466.93
weys466.93
gaun466.93
thegither466.93
local466.93
caaed466.93
mind466.93
pit466.93
gaitherer466.93
whan466.93
better466.93
collection466.93
sic466.93
himsel466.93
then466.93
made466.93
giein466.93
dinnae466.93
warld466.93
intae466.93
new466.93
eilins466.93
langsyne466.93
buik466.93
wemen466.93
rin466.93
ower466.93
sangsmith466.93
saw466.93
wae466.93
scotland466.93
ken466.93
refleck466.93
bairns466.93
naethin466.93
tuik466.93
atween466.93
richt466.93
kintrae466.93
day466.93
didnae350.2
doot350.2
lyle350.2
needit350.2
scott's350.2
heirskip350.2
old350.2
wabsters350.2
fauts350.2
read350.2
mccarthy350.2
gart350.2
leuk350.2
directory350.2
whistlebinkie350.2
forefowk350.2
lives350.2
best350.2
fyowe350.2
baith350.2
jock350.2
taks350.2
months350.2
yaise350.2
gate350.2
versions350.2
yaised350.2
claith350.2
freen350.2
poleetical350.2
kythin350.2
leivit350.2
robert350.2
poets350.2
takkin350.2
fowksingers350.2
heid350.2
throu350.2
airs350.2
waulkin350.2
canna350.2
love350.2
browdent350.2
anent350.2
fu350.2
different350.2
hogmanay350.2
trokit350.2
charles350.2
even350.2
guest350.2
pey350.2
anither350.2
nicht350.2
important350.2
makar350.2
glendale350.2
wabster350.2
respeck350.2
tannahill350.2
amang350.2
gars350.2
fine350.2
fiddle350.2
parteecular350.2
ilk350.2
makkin350.2
history350.2
gien350.2
screivin350.2
tradeetional350.2
thir350.2
een350.2
braw350.2
tane350.2
sin350.2
concerts350.2
village350.2
maistly350.2
ceilidhs350.2
ye'll350.2
great350.2
kythes350.2
haen350.2
swatch350.2
heize350.2
age350.2
doesnae350.2
festival350.2
twa-three350.2
ettle350.2
haundit350.2
man350.2
wumman350.2
theirsels350.2
tory233.47
lad233.47
kythe233.47
souchs233.47
pipe233.47
mintit233.47
ad233.47
lave233.47
darg233.47
fash233.47
renfrewshire233.47
clerk233.47
lichten233.47
sheriff233.47
daily233.47
garland233.47
natrel233.47
present233.47
expairience233.47
preclare233.47
associe233.47
faimily233.47
douce233.47
proponit233.47
leeterature233.47
unnerstaun233.47
scotlan233.47
tale233.47
rants233.47
aspeck233.47
hissel233.47
furth233.47
leeberal233.47
schuilin233.47
tape233.47
descrieves233.47
leet233.47
whit's233.47
uist233.47
street233.47
gies233.47
office233.47
haurd233.47
-233.47
st233.47
south233.47
recordit233.47
whyle233.47
fassoun233.47
study233.47
exemple233.47
gaelic233.47
john233.47
gaithert233.47
rinnin233.47
island233.47
leevin233.47
saison233.47
national233.47
telt233.47
lat233.47
never233.47
section233.47
richtlie233.47
exackly233.47
wee233.47
ploys233.47
roosit233.47
hielans233.47
verses233.47
ballads'233.47
cairry233.47
glen233.47
gliffs233.47
sea233.47
buikie233.47
feel233.47
leevit233.47
community233.47
places233.47
hertit233.47
fiddler233.47
short233.47
so233.47
hainin233.47
pynt233.47
aft233.47
lie233.47
hunners233.47
copy233.47
university233.47
colleckit233.47
passit233.47
firstlins233.47
beuk233.47
it's233.47
gear233.47
kennin233.47
hearin233.47
sairious233.47
muivit233.47
poet233.47
scances233.47
merry233.47
first233.47
notebook233.47
pollok233.47
lilt233.47
whether233.47
duncan233.47
luik233.47
luve233.47
fause233.47
jim233.47
bonnie233.47
fermin233.47
anes233.47
pouer233.47
lyle's233.47
beuklare233.47
times233.47
foys233.47
ae233.47
cuidnae233.47
skeel233.47
commonty233.47
parliament233.47
weaver233.47
daughter233.47
begunk233.47
ferlie233.47
ither's233.47
connecks233.47
maitter233.47
popular233.47
rede233.47
thinkin233.47
itsel233.47
includit233.47
material233.47
tocher233.47
apen233.47
wechty233.47
dates233.47
names233.47
yuissfu233.47
need233.47
maugre233.47
dee'd233.47
published233.47
dundee233.47
maidment233.47
buchan233.47
english233.47
david233.47
your233.47
collatit233.47
rectify233.47
speirt233.47
leeterary233.47
with233.47
song233.47
if233.47
from233.47
child233.47
sud233.47
heed233.47
impruive233.47
leivin233.47
burns's233.47
songs233.47
screive233.47
halflins233.47
impruivin233.47
editin233.47
roon233.47
wasnae233.47
coorse233.47
three233.47
sangsters233.47
source233.47
edit233.47
played233.47
halloween233.47
inverness233.47
stewart233.47
tune233.47
willie233.47
club's233.47
jyne233.47
singers'233.47
groups233.47
scene233.47
aiberdeen233.47
kenspeckle233.47
human233.47
apairt233.47
hearken233.47
niver233.47
hadnae233.47
foondit233.47
strang233.47
yin233.47
lauch233.47
wadna233.47
gae233.47
spots233.47
nichts233.47
timeless233.47
kemp233.47
group233.47
aathin233.47
fun233.47
wisnae233.47
fit233.47
music233.47
embra233.47
thing233.47
years233.47
twinty233.47
wirds233.47
picter233.47
soun233.47
stream233.47
robertson233.47
less233.47
get233.47
younkers233.47
reglar233.47
uphaud233.47
helpit233.47
unalike233.47
instruments233.47
gang233.47
airt233.47
wittins233.47
nooadays233.47
cannae233.47
performance233.47
chyngit233.47
descreivit233.47
text233.47
screivit233.47
siller233.47