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Meikle, William

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 1,520
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 475
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.2
Tagged as AYR (Ayrshire) dialect.
Top ten most common words - ye, ah, tae, that, the, a, me, wis, it, in,

List of texts in corpus

Overheard in a Cemetery
ABCTales.com (2021-03-26) in Central (Ayrshire) dialect, categorised as prose (1,520 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
ye734802.63
ah724736.84
tae452960.53
that432828.95
the372434.21
a332171.05
me322105.26
wis312039.47
it231513.16
in191250
ma171118.42
but171118.42
o'161052.63
be15986.84
jist15986.84
and14921.05
when13855.26
an'13855.26
a'13855.26
dae13855.26
were12789.47
ken12789.47
no'11723.68
aboot11723.68
hae11723.68
never11723.68
like10657.89
as10657.89
did10657.89
whit10657.89
noo9592.11
jessie9592.11
mind9592.11
day9592.11
we9592.11
wi'9592.11
man9592.11
too8526.32
there8526.32
at8526.32
for8526.32
wee8526.32
he7460.53
time7460.53
micht6394.74
this6394.74
always6394.74
think6394.74
said6394.74
auld6394.74
even6394.74
see6394.74
yer5328.95
oor5328.95
wish5328.95
his5328.95
could5328.95
here5328.95
him5328.95
on5328.95
thegither5328.95
them5328.95
been5328.95
used5328.95
oot5328.95
had5328.95
ah've5328.95
would5328.95
afore4263.16
why4263.16
if4263.16
last4263.16
didnae4263.16
so4263.16
ither4263.16
they4263.16
wan4263.16
she4263.16
us4263.16
get4263.16
guid4263.16
i4263.16
no4263.16
then4263.16
got4263.16
up4263.16
ah'm4263.16
by4263.16
it's4263.16
look4263.16
much4263.16
again3197.37
weans3197.37
must3197.37
wance3197.37
thinkin'3197.37
mornin'3197.37
talk3197.37
noo'3197.37
twa3197.37
dinnae3197.37
telt3197.37
maist3197.37
way3197.37
aye3197.37
left3197.37
folk3197.37
onybody3197.37
gettin'3197.37
that's3197.37
come3197.37
fine3197.37
wedding3197.37
many3197.37
sae3197.37
let3197.37
only3197.37
really3197.37
ah'd3197.37
have3197.37
weel3197.37
faur3197.37
remember3197.37
mair3197.37
first3197.37
mither2131.58
happy2131.58
ah'll2131.58
every2131.58
better2131.58
ony2131.58
things2131.58
should2131.58
sich2131.58
woman2131.58
hit2131.58
problem2131.58
say2131.58
back2131.58
week2131.58
een2131.58
richt2131.58
hear2131.58
disnae2131.58
toon2131.58
rain2131.58
mean2131.58
bother2131.58
made2131.58
than2131.58
voice2131.58
talked2131.58
getting2131.58
because2131.58
lads2131.58
roon2131.58
how2131.58
word2131.58
john2131.58
suit2131.58
bad2131.58
miss2131.58
bed2131.58
big2131.58
fur2131.58
days2131.58
onyway2131.58
faither2131.58
yours2131.58
boy2131.58
gie2131.58
happened2131.58
jimmy2131.58
aroon2131.58
married2131.58
tried2131.58
maybe2131.58
he's2131.58
years2131.58
can2131.58
sittin'2131.58
after2131.58
bothered2131.58
quite2131.58
suppose2131.58
bit2131.58
whether2131.58
promised2131.58
or2131.58
nicht2131.58
went2131.58
hope2131.58
don't2131.58
are2131.58