A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Benzie, Lesley

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 4,182
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,598
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.617
Tagged as ABN (Aberdeen) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, o, an, tae, a, in, ye, their, as, for,

List of texts in corpus

Fessen Reared
Seahorse (2020-04-30) in Doric dialect, categorised as poetry (4,182 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the3027221.43
o1563730.27
an1323156.38
tae1132702.06
a831984.7
in771841.22
ye521243.42
their501195.6
as491171.69
for451076.04
wi431028.22
yer421004.3
that39932.57
like33789.1
on31741.27
his31741.27
he29693.45
aa29693.45
she27645.62
fae27645.62
ah25597.8
ma25597.8
wis21502.15
at20478.24
by19454.33
her19454.33
it19454.33
hiv16382.59
them15358.68
they15358.68
is15358.68
while14334.77
far14334.77
fan14334.77
were13310.86
it's13310.86
life13310.86
are12286.94
if12286.94
me11263.03
day11263.03
time11263.03
this11263.03
aroon11263.03
him11263.03
intae10239.12
wee10239.12
oor10239.12
een10239.12
its10239.12
only10239.12
up10239.12
nae10239.12
warld9215.21
oot9215.21
back9215.21
sea9215.21
blue9215.21
ower9215.21
ane9215.21
till9215.21
can8191.3
then8191.3
sae8191.3
ah'm8191.3
be8191.3
but8191.3
been8191.3
joan8191.3
reid8191.3
afore8191.3
aboot8191.3
green8191.3
licht8191.3
through8191.3
across7167.38
atween7167.38
wye7167.38
these7167.38
we7167.38
fa7167.38
ain7167.38
ye'd7167.38
seen6143.47
kent6143.47
spik6143.47
richt6143.47
wad6143.47
hid6143.47
again6143.47
sky6143.47
cam6143.47
twaa6143.47
jist6143.47
has6143.47
there6143.47
first6143.47
face6143.47
ony5119.56
hairt5119.56
black5119.56
nivver5119.56
still5119.56
doon5119.56
us5119.56
mair5119.56
spit5119.56
war5119.56
though5119.56
sun5119.56
even5119.56
could5119.56
mak5119.56
despite5119.56
awa5119.56
wide5119.56
mither495.65
against495.65
auler495.65
and495.65
every495.65
airms495.65
country495.65
made495.65
there's495.65
had495.65
livin495.65
hardly495.65
aff495.65
fitiver495.65
late495.65
auld495.65
lips495.65
shadows495.65
same495.65
bush495.65
yersel495.65
white495.65
years495.65
which495.65
wisdom495.65
days495.65
faimily495.65
aye495.65
says495.65
much495.65
become495.65
netter495.65
too495.65
itsel495.65
people371.74
mind371.74
yalla371.74
to371.74
yird371.74
that's371.74
flesh371.74
heughs371.74
man371.74
loved371.74
keep371.74
rock371.74
fires371.74
closer371.74
door371.74
catterline371.74
trees371.74
fite371.74
turnin371.74
drawn371.74
born371.74
mornins371.74
cast371.74
lap371.74
felt371.74
took371.74
himsel371.74
women371.74
will371.74
faces371.74
fear371.74
vision371.74
vast371.74
bang371.74
grew371.74
passin371.74
beyond371.74
glesga371.74
offer371.74
edge371.74
dry371.74
some371.74
turns371.74
see371.74
last371.74
quine371.74
sat371.74
fit371.74
polish371.74
sheen371.74
spring371.74
return371.74
soul371.74
country's371.74
air371.74
roon371.74
say371.74
mony371.74
winter371.74
lines371.74
limits247.82
god247.82
athoot247.82
determined247.82
how247.82
bed247.82
eence247.82
bricht247.82
upon247.82
instead247.82
pints247.82
broucht247.82
ither247.82
shaped247.82
shade247.82
half247.82
claim247.82
coastline247.82
began247.82
cairryin247.82
hershness247.82
sandwicht247.82
themselves247.82
birds247.82
necessary247.82
share247.82
millions247.82
boulders247.82
dreich247.82
layers247.82
cuppie247.82
joan's247.82
haar247.82
amidst247.82
boats247.82
tries247.82
bob247.82
such247.82
blond247.82
soaked247.82
denies247.82
decline247.82
tea247.82
aigg247.82
sculpted247.82
perfection247.82
neck247.82
bones247.82
'247.82
crayons247.82
nicht247.82
fleer247.82
front247.82
brakkin247.82
noo247.82
blanket247.82
third247.82
got247.82
driver247.82
bein247.82
belly247.82
fand247.82
butter247.82
cakes247.82
rain247.82
portraits247.82
you247.82
kind247.82
freedom247.82
marks247.82
taxi247.82
mither's247.82
within247.82
generations247.82
ilky247.82
foo247.82
ah-hin247.82
peripheral247.82
flooer247.82
world247.82
glesga's247.82
azure247.82
envy247.82
files247.82
bitty247.82
north247.82
golden247.82
hauns247.82
sic247.82
bleed247.82
makkin247.82
edges247.82
under247.82
seein247.82
sure247.82
whether247.82
well247.82
those247.82
watched247.82
fowk247.82
maitter247.82
feminine247.82
he's247.82
anither247.82
burnin247.82
city247.82
-247.82
dreel247.82
good247.82
get247.82
we're247.82
gan247.82
caressin247.82
enough247.82
movement247.82
awkwardness247.82
bedroom247.82
twaa-year-aul247.82
silence247.82
struck247.82
love247.82
free247.82
arrived247.82
left247.82
island247.82
did247.82
flat247.82
notion247.82
scent247.82
let247.82
decided247.82
masel247.82
square247.82
aifter247.82
they've247.82
narra247.82
sense247.82
tens247.82
quines247.82
second247.82
money247.82
except247.82
eardley's247.82
cut247.82
wind247.82
train247.82
oppressive247.82
poverty247.82
whizzin247.82
facin247.82
worship247.82
tak247.82
broon247.82
volcanic247.82
tiny247.82
reality247.82
urchins247.82
street247.82
slums247.82
further247.82
ahin247.82
really247.82
deep247.82
waves247.82
haud247.82
aiberdeen247.82
hame247.82
losin247.82
democracy247.82
information247.82
violence247.82
think247.82
ancient247.82
cover247.82
ireland247.82
humans247.82
slips247.82
forth247.82
benefits247.82
because247.82
benefit247.82
high247.82
fortunes247.82
land247.82
decades247.82
feel247.82
almost247.82
tell247.82
purpose247.82
state247.82
weather247.82
onybody247.82
colour247.82
soucht247.82
or247.82
grey247.82
words247.82
ready247.82
young247.82
rinnin247.82
aboon247.82
iver247.82
tips247.82
fell247.82
media247.82
affen247.82
tongue247.82
fine247.82