A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Briggs, Susi

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 1,180
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 531
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.222
Tagged as LAL (General Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, i, and, it, she, tae, a, o, me, yer,

List of texts in corpus

My Yellow Yorlin
Scottish Poetry Library (2022-01-21) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (234 words)

O Rabbie, I hae seen the day
Scottish Poetry Library (2022-01-21) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (227 words)

Atween the lines o Muirland Meg
Scottish Poetry Library (2022-01-21) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (154 words)

Dinnae Mak Me Laugh
Scots Hoose (2021 ) in Central dialect, categorised as weans (356 words)
Diva
Scots Language Centre (2021-03-22) in Central (Dumfries and Galloway) dialect, categorised as poetry (209 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the524406.78
i393305.08
and383220.34
it211779.66
she201694.92
tae191610.17
a181525.42
o161355.93
me161355.93
yer151271.19
an151271.19
s141186.44
ye141186.44
my131101.69
his131101.69
in131101.69
fer121016.95
yellow121016.95
that11932.2
wi10847.46
on10847.46
her10847.46
but8677.97
aw8677.97
he8677.97
ma8677.97
at7593.22
is7593.22
no7593.22
by6508.47
aggie6508.47
oot6508.47
igor6508.47
love5423.73
intae5423.73
dinna5423.73
wis5423.73
yorlin5423.73
hae5423.73
nae4338.98
hoose4338.98
if4338.98
care4338.98
i'm4338.98
richt4338.98
will4338.98
awa4338.98
get4338.98
noo4338.98
whaur4338.98
this4338.98
echt4338.98
hairy4338.98
bash4338.98
shed4338.98
they4338.98
dae4338.98
still4338.98
oan3254.24
gie3254.24
bawd3254.24
lines3254.24
twa3254.24
as3254.24
lust3254.24
them3254.24
feart3254.24
when3254.24
doon3254.24
sing3254.24
meg3254.24
rabbie3254.24
we3254.24
whit3254.24
sae3254.24
aboot3254.24
anither3254.24
curse3254.24
man3254.24
na3254.24
every3254.24
cuid3254.24
are3254.24
ll3254.24
jist3254.24
hert3254.24
trowth3254.24
door2169.49
pride2169.49
say2169.49
comes2169.49
canna2169.49
got2169.49
or2169.49
be2169.49
there2169.49
yet2169.49
am2169.49
mornin2169.49
men2169.49
so2169.49
seen2169.49
may2169.49
debt2169.49
lies2169.49
big2169.49
aye2169.49
jock2169.49
knees2169.49
cos2169.49
body2169.49
t2169.49
do2169.49
cloot2169.49
morn2169.49
sheeps2169.49
like2169.49
potions2169.49
weel2169.49
fash2169.49
worst2169.49
lost2169.49
says2169.49
words2169.49
hame2169.49
keeps2169.49
cried2169.49
witch2169.49
tak2169.49
efter2169.49
tea2169.49
legs2169.49
speeder2169.49
drawn2169.49
shuid2169.49
wee2169.49
snashy2169.49
fangs2169.49
yin2169.49
fleas2169.49
fun2169.49
time2169.49
up2169.49
broken2169.49
fae2169.49
beasties2169.49
back2169.49
then2169.49
freens2169.49
fowk2169.49
een2169.49
showed2169.49