A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Strachan, Shane

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 7,066
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,761
Ratio of total words to unique words - 4.012
Tagged as LAL (General Lallans) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, i, and, a, ma, s, tae, o, on, in,

List of texts in corpus

Hoast
Scots Hoose (2020 May ) in Doric dialect, categorised as prose (3,763 words)

Standing Stone
northwordsnow.co.uk (2016-07-23 ) in Doric dialect, categorised as prose (3,145 words)

Dinnae Mak Me Laugh
Scots Hoose (2021) in Lallans dialect, categorised as weans (158 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the3695222.19
i2383368.24
and1682377.58
a1572221.91
ma1371938.86
s1351910.56
tae1041471.84
o1031457.68
on861217.1
in851202.94
she811146.33
up801132.18
it791118.03
her771089.73
that741047.27
to66934.05
64905.75
grunny57806.68
he56792.53
for53750.07
wis53750.07
oot53750.07
at46651
as42594.4
ye41580.24
this40566.09
is40566.09
back40566.09
but34481.18
doon34481.18
his32452.87
be31438.72
fit31438.72
wi29410.42
like27382.11
they26367.96
fae26367.96
so25353.81
25353.81
nae24339.65
there23325.5
day23325.5
aa23325.5
you22311.35
we21297.2
say21297.2
ll21297.2
aboot20283.05
can20283.05
wie20283.05
me20283.05
my20283.05
through19268.89
then19268.89
m19268.89
ve19268.89
een18254.74
of18254.74
him18254.74
yer18254.74
afore18254.74
aff18254.74
fan18254.74
hoose17240.59
get17240.59
them17240.59
phone16226.44
da16226.44
if16226.44
time16226.44
heid15212.28
been15212.28
has15212.28
noo15212.28
says14198.13
see13183.98
got13183.98
andrew13183.98
intae13183.98
d13183.98
some13183.98
have13183.98
dinna13183.98
had12169.83
still12169.83
or12169.83
wee12169.83
here12169.83
last12169.83
land12169.83
think12169.83
by12169.83
summin12169.83
face11155.68
were11155.68
their11155.68
wye11155.68
disna11155.68
look11155.68
us11155.68
aifter11155.68
dee11155.68
helicopter10141.52
i10141.52
was10141.52
into10141.52
hae10141.52
will10141.52
room10141.52
could10141.52
jist10141.52
enough10141.52
one10141.52
awa10141.52
came10141.52
every10141.52
sure10141.52
re9127.37
being9127.37
april9127.37
owre9127.37
fash9127.37
ben9127.37
r9127.37
high9127.37
made9127.37
are9127.37
folk8113.22
fish8113.22
man8113.22
while8113.22
th8113.22
t8113.22
hear8113.22
masel8113.22
would8113.22
starts8113.22
grun8113.22
stuck8113.22
though8113.22
left8113.22
go8113.22
even8113.22
never8113.22
place8113.22
come8113.22
did8113.22
front8113.22
faither8113.22
lang8113.22
officer799.07
oor799.07
seen799.07
weel799.07
fine799.07
an799.07
until799.07
only799.07
ever799.07
sea799.07
hoast799.07
days799.07
your799.07
lobby799.07
really799.07
steen684.91
tap684.91
past684.91
company684.91
hard684.91
across684.91
mair684.91
rope684.91
ower684.91
half684.91
kitchen684.91
far684.91
than684.91
something684.91
livin684.91
went684.91
ahin684.91
feel684.91
didna684.91
side684.91
just684.91
rest684.91
sight684.91
ay684.91
said684.91
much684.91
press570.76
onything570.76
again570.76
next570.76
few570.76
buchan570.76
inside570.76
kirk570.76
road570.76
put570.76
bit570.76
full570.76
better570.76
okay570.76
ladder570.76
finally570.76
door570.76
anither570.76
took570.76
ken570.76
toolbox570.76
daily570.76
life570.76
trees570.76
used570.76
mak570.76
whatsapp570.76
aul570.76
looks570.76
it570.76
won570.76
night570.76
hill570.76
end570.76
year570.76
catchin570.76
noise570.76
live570.76
worse456.61
bid456.61
years456.61
jamie456.61
thoucht456.61
kinda456.61
same456.61
grows456.61
thin456.61
maist456.61
least456.61
broch456.61
roon456.61
bed456.61
words456.61
p456.61
table456.61
winda456.61
hame456.61
mam456.61
looked456.61
telt456.61
god456.61
mornin456.61
data456.61
wind456.61
yet456.61
use456.61
guid456.61
screen456.61
started456.61
seat456.61
best456.61
sorry456.61
loon456.61
reid456.61
gan456.61
ask456.61
ran456.61
stop456.61
since456.61
fair456.61
fever456.61
turn456.61
tv456.61
yvonne456.61
canna456.61
wisna456.61
black456.61
bad456.61
little456.61
should456.61
ago456.61
hid456.61
right456.61
three456.61
miss456.61
bedroom456.61
too456.61
himsel456.61
exchange456.61
itsel456.61
lie456.61
broth456.61
two456.61
mattress456.61
mr456.61
do456.61
onto456.61
pull456.61
mind456.61
sleep456.61
near456.61
spik342.46
gone342.46
couldna342.46
aroon342.46
winna342.46
ging342.46
story342.46
nithing342.46
couple342.46
completely342.46
shouts342.46
somewye342.46
granny342.46
against342.46
no342.46
picked342.46
gets342.46
good342.46
comin342.46
abeen342.46
winds342.46
ticht342.46
watch342.46
fleer342.46
taks342.46
open342.46
trying342.46
exactly342.46
gettin342.46
biylt342.46
oh342.46
else342.46
mormond342.46
pals342.46
the342.46
sometimes342.46
falsers342.46
waatch342.46
eence342.46
steven342.46
aathing342.46
body342.46
happened342.46
och342.46
new342.46
tell342.46
more342.46
probably342.46
loons342.46
sand342.46
places342.46
grey342.46
service342.46
sent342.46
egg342.46
upstairs342.46
world342.46
because342.46
clear342.46
pass342.46
air342.46
towards342.46
hoo342.46
treated342.46
packed342.46
brakfist342.46
happent342.46
well342.46
twa342.46
bonnie342.46
box342.46
st342.46
wifie342.46
video342.46
but342.46
caul342.46
asked342.46
know342.46
dydie342.46
seems342.46
money342.46
baith342.46
raither342.46
now342.46
pick342.46
heard342.46
backie342.46
withoot342.46
first342.46
toon342.46
tellin342.46
aye342.46
kilts342.46
bide342.46
times342.46
gie342.46
managed342.46
kind342.46
marless342.46
breath342.46
this342.46
why342.46
wik342.46
winter342.46
does342.46
feet342.46
young342.46
manage342.46
ee342.46
sit342.46
help342.46
catch342.46
you342.46
must342.46
earth342.46
hum228.3
hymns228.3
special228.3
raspy228.3
take228.3
less228.3
each228.3
stares228.3
deid228.3
notifications228.3
grass228.3
widna228.3
may228.3
either228.3
package228.3
fault228.3
morning228.3
shift228.3
beach228.3
gairden228.3
let228.3
realise228.3
sands228.3
able228.3
out228.3
sky228.3
soond228.3
hale228.3
panels228.3
moon228.3
chuck228.3
grains228.3
lot228.3
nothing228.3
cord228.3
clythes228.3
where228.3
realised228.3
thug228.3
account228.3
yes228.3
don228.3
with228.3
floods228.3
minute228.3
longer228.3
flees228.3
might228.3
sunday228.3
push228.3
pain228.3
city228.3
friday228.3
turns228.3
winces228.3
meat228.3
hair228.3
double228.3
watches228.3
dishes228.3
sparrow228.3
eye228.3
constant228.3
over228.3
glaiss228.3
somebody228.3
bittie228.3
lyrics228.3
smile228.3
coming228.3
chain228.3
hivvy228.3
force228.3
bus228.3
energy228.3
trudge228.3
chance228.3
listen228.3
gale228.3
playing228.3
aaready228.3
spinning228.3
hivna228.3
thole228.3
battered228.3
its228.3
shops228.3
big228.3
nana228.3
manages228.3
breathing228.3
eggs228.3
strike228.3
mither228.3
shifted228.3
fast228.3
babyseat228.3
ache228.3
treasure228.3
shiver228.3
control228.3
way228.3
passage228.3
burst228.3
that's228.3
starting228.3
detector228.3
sign228.3
things228.3
fully228.3
before228.3
all228.3
living228.3
mine228.3
barely228.3
maks228.3
abandoned228.3
flung228.3
monday228.3
above228.3
sat228.3
jerusalem228.3
clambers228.3
heiding228.3
howls228.3
thrown228.3
hung228.3
widden228.3
our228.3
further228.3
anything228.3
pulled228.3
heided228.3
yes228.3
toolboxes228.3
fields228.3
slowly228.3
myself228.3
lying228.3
broken228.3
fairm228.3
swings228.3
themsels228.3
coughed228.3
fed228.3
run228.3
nooadays228.3
hand228.3
move228.3
send228.3
wednesday228.3
easy228.3
worried228.3
curtains228.3
kent228.3
real228.3
please228.3
heids228.3
step228.3
eyes228.3
ontil228.3
shove228.3
unfurls228.3
likely228.3
clasp228.3
managin228.3
ching228.3
mintie228.3
read228.3
gave228.3
accident228.3
clype228.3
yesterday228.3
woke228.3
blonde228.3
tik228.3
wasteland228.3
tattie228.3
planet228.3
given228.3
sheltered228.3
want228.3
photas228.3
white228.3
ye'r228.3
worst228.3
spare228.3
watched228.3
lavvie228.3
onybody228.3
pit228.3
combs228.3
line228.3
light228.3
knittin228.3
rinse228.3
tinfoil228.3
hours228.3
recumbent228.3
getting228.3
circle228.3
shorie228.3
limit228.3
wifi228.3
come228.3
wish228.3
problem228.3
cloud228.3
seriously228.3
he'd228.3
marris228.3
follow228.3
waves228.3
quitie228.3
tried228.3
shut228.3
smoked228.3
usually228.3
doors228.3
supper228.3
ice228.3
add228.3
colour228.3
leave228.3
christmas228.3
soul228.3
moo228.3
gings228.3
cream228.3
sun228.3
especially228.3
cruise228.3
v228.3
shaks228.3
cough228.3
do228.3
laid228.3
weer228.3
cast228.3
pittin228.3
nintendo228.3
nearhand228.3
glaikit228.3
drap228.3
survive228.3
thinkin228.3
chirring228.3
lockdoon228.3
file228.3
bidie-in228.3
apparently228.3
vyce228.3
state228.3
grown228.3
chappin228.3
fell228.3
tak228.3
close228.3
maybe228.3
switch228.3
set228.3
kens228.3
alang228.3
bingo228.3
trouble228.3
another228.3
sense228.3
bible228.3
branches228.3
he's228.3
fades228.3
although228.3
mannie228.3
coast228.3