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Burgess, Wilson

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 5,339
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,621
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.294
Tagged as WUL (West Ulster (Letterkenny / L'Derry)) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, a, tae, ah, in, an', o', hae, an, mae,

List of texts in corpus

Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems
Scots Language Centre (2007-12-06) in Ulster (L'Derry) dialect, categorised as poetry (5,339 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the2675000.94
a1823408.88
tae1562921.9
ah961798.09
in911704.44
an'821535.87
o'771442.22
hae761423.49
an591105.08
mae561048.89
yae51955.24
haes51955.24
it47880.31
on46861.58
that39730.47
fir37693.01
he35655.55
man33618.09
for32599.36
but32599.36
is32599.36
they32599.36
bae31580.63
noo30561.9
we30561.9
yir28524.44
at28524.44
wiz27505.71
wee25468.25
hir25468.25
wae25468.25
al'24449.52
as22412.06
me22412.06
this21393.33
frae21393.33
nivir21393.33
she21393.33
oot20374.6
dae20374.6
whin19355.87
ye18337.14
aboot18337.14
doon18337.14
sae18337.14
up17318.41
jist17318.41
no17318.41
got17318.41
time16299.68
oor16299.68
nae16299.68
him16299.68
think15280.95
still15280.95
so15280.95
see15280.95
be15280.95
whit14262.22
had14262.22
if14262.22
go14262.22
ah'm14262.22
wir14262.22
life14262.22
wi'13243.49
thir13243.49
come13243.49
big12224.76
its12224.76
ah'll12224.76
-12224.76
agaen12224.76
know12224.76
or12224.76
a'11206.03
bit11206.03
wis11206.03
day11206.03
wid11206.03
git10187.3
that's10187.3
he'll10187.3
will10187.3
tell10187.3
yin10187.3
can9168.57
say9168.57
men9168.57
some9168.57
tak'9168.57
burnquarter9168.57
guid9168.57
sam9168.57
owl9168.57
han'8149.84
th'8149.84
bak'8149.84
sure8149.84
worl'8149.84
bother8149.84
there8149.84
hear8149.84
sit8149.84
when8149.84
it's8149.84
are8149.84
them8149.84
gie8149.84
hame7131.11
what7131.11
lang7131.11
nicht7131.11
luk7131.11
laik7131.11
lik'7131.11
left7131.11
aye7131.11
says7131.11
happy7131.11
boys7131.11
place7131.11
years7131.11
far7131.11
mony7131.11
oul7131.11
schule7131.11
his7131.11
shud6112.38
want6112.38
days6112.38
shure6112.38
lint6112.38
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oul'6112.38
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och6112.38
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toon6112.38
ploughman6112.38
free6112.38
baen6112.38
did6112.38
ulster6112.38
gae593.65
hard593.65
rin593.65
get593.65
quare593.65
poor593.65
ah'd593.65
met593.65
tuk593.65
mair593.65
roon593.65
then593.65
ah'593.65
thocht593.65
seen593.65
her593.65
car593.65
wullie593.65
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rain593.65
efter593.65
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same593.65
whir593.65
half593.65
gaen593.65
anither593.65
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micht593.65
net593.65
set593.65
yae'll593.65
he'd593.65
wi593.65
through474.92
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peace474.92
twa474.92
comfort474.92
air474.92
lan'474.92
here474.92
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caul474.92
seems474.92
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ir474.92
ivery474.92
thon474.92
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iver474.92
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face474.92
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thim474.92
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folk474.92
tay474.92
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very474.92
maybe474.92
you474.92
ithers474.92
heid474.92
coo474.92
we'll474.92
show474.92
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ither474.92
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yit474.92
engineer474.92
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kilrea474.92
richt474.92
rich474.92
luked474.92
lot474.92
ullans474.92
heart474.92
better474.92
lukin'474.92
though474.92
ah'il474.92
cum474.92
wak'ed356.19
changed356.19
well356.19
stan'356.19
bate356.19
bocht356.19
let356.19
ower356.19
ate356.19
went356.19
coorse356.19
stap356.19
street356.19
twenty356.19
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salmon356.19
feelin'356.19
wife356.19
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al356.19
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they'll356.19
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fast356.19
times356.19
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nancy356.19
en'356.19
proud356.19
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shooer356.19
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turnips356.19
ye'll356.19
caen356.19
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naethin'356.19
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dream356.19
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name356.19
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were356.19
o356.19
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road356.19
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drap356.19
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banks237.46
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whaur237.46
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a'l237.46
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som'237.46
maesel'237.46
takin'237.46
miles237.46
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scots237.46
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faith237.46
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cutty237.46
proddysins237.46
coulrain'237.46
disnae237.46
bridge237.46
rivers237.46
ah''ll237.46
wil237.46
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stay237.46
much237.46
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cathlics237.46
readin'237.46
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whiriver237.46
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shooder237.46
brithers237.46
more237.46
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himsel'237.46
green237.46
trate237.46
nane237.46
too237.46
country237.46
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cal'd237.46
agivey237.46
carnroe237.46
bush237.46
gone237.46
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try237.46
gless237.46
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ivir237.46
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en'o237.46
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coul'237.46
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aften237.46
plant237.46
sore237.46
drappin'237.46
intae237.46
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hadnae237.46
maesel237.46
my237.46
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