A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Douglas, Ashley

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 9,968
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 2,171
Ratio of total words to unique words - 4.591
Tagged as LAL (General Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, o, and, in, a, tae, is, scots, that, it,

List of texts in corpus

Eemis Stane 1 - Editorial: Scots Belangs Tae Awbodie And Naebodie
Eemis Stane (2022-05-06 ) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (1,102 words)
Fur maist o history, anonymous wis a wumman
Scottish Poetry Library (2022-01-24) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (1,725 words)

The Smeddum o Scots
languagereach.com (2021-11-22) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (2,303 words)

The Maitland Quarto and Poem 49
wee-windaes.nls.uk (2021-02-01) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (2,631 words)

Scotland’s linguistic launscape – Scottish Staunart English and Scots
languagereach.com (2021-12-22) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (2,207 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the5585597.91
o3783792.13
and2942949.44
in2762768.86
a2262267.26
tae2242247.19
is1921926.16
scots1501504.82
that1241243.98
it1181183.79
as1141143.66
english1011013.24
fur96963.08
or75752.41
wi72722.31
poem67672.15
mair61611.96
be61611.96
s60601.93
this58581.86
forby56561.8
on51511.64
at46461.48
are46461.48
ae41411.32
her40401.28
fae38381.22
thon38381.22
their36361.16
we36361.16
i36361.16
its35351.12
female34341.09
twa34341.09
scottish33331.06
ither33331.06
can33331.06
nae32321.03
but32321.03
exemple32321.03
which32321.03
scotland31311
atween30300.96
manuscript30300.96
wirds30300.96
nor29290.93
wis29290.93
syne29290.93
ane29290.93
micht28280.9
no27270.87
leid27270.87
hae27270.87
maist26260.83
marie26260.83
sic25250.8
intae25250.8
staunart24240.77
aw24240.77
there24240.77
sse24240.77
by23230.74
wumman23230.74
jist23230.74
gey23230.74
ye22220.71
luve22220.71
maitland22220.71
to22220.71
hooivver22220.71
poems21210.67
aye21210.67
tent21210.67
poet20200.64
wimmen19190.61
tak19190.61
they19190.61
modern19190.61
scrievit19190.61
wey18180.58
baith18180.58
an18180.58
faur18180.58
language18180.58
anonymous18180.58
year18180.58
scrievin16160.51
onie16160.51
whaur16160.51
sense16160.51
yer15150.48
muckle15150.48
ken15150.48
has15150.48
doot15150.48
guid15150.48
yaised14140.45
oor14140.45
gin14140.45
pairt14140.45
male14140.45
ain14140.45
seen14140.45
owersettin14140.45
ago13130.42
mairriage13130.42
-century13130.42
soonds13130.42
bein13130.42
oot13130.42
voice13130.42
these13130.42
like13130.42
were13130.42
verb13130.42
will13130.42
whae12120.39
sindry12120.39
mean12120.39
his12120.39
men12120.39
first12120.39
of12120.39
history12120.39
pit12120.39
although12120.39
us12120.39
whit11110.35
sae11110.35
anely11110.35
meanin11110.35
went11110.35
wird11110.35
thegither11110.35
thaim11110.35
whan11110.35
e11110.35
aboot11110.35
vowel11110.35
richt10100.32
germanic10100.32
scrievership10100.32
monie10100.32
yin10100.32
gaelic10100.32
she10100.32
doon10100.32
hantle10100.32
global10100.32
same10100.32
time10100.32
also10100.32
anither10100.32
ah10100.32
faimily10100.32
sex10100.32
kenable10100.32
includin990.29
wan990.29
stanza990.29
poetry990.29
lesbian990.29
high990.29
leids990.29
heid990.29
languages990.29
context990.29
spak990.29
featurs990.29
kythes990.29
been990.29
whase990.29
vocabulary990.29
freenship990.29
noo990.29
danish990.29
linlithgow990.29
two990.29
wid990.29
pronoonciation990.29
thocht880.26
here880.26
name880.26
variety880.26
vi880.26
early880.26
richard880.26
sir880.26
see880.26
montgomerie880.26
end880.26
german880.26
hoo880.26
fowk880.26
edition880.26
owerset880.26
back880.26
speikers880.26
past880.26
taen880.26
constancie880.26
quarto880.26
coorse880.26
varieties880.26
james880.26
stane770.22
thou770.22
airticle770.22
not770.22
ll770.22
abuin770.22
ve770.22
t770.22
wee770.22
alang770.22
unique770.22
speik770.22
weel770.22
place770.22
haun770.22
hale770.22
siblike770.22
girl770.22
yaise770.22
up770.22
less770.22
shooglie660.19
aft660.19
swedish660.19
aiblins660.19
king660.19
doonhauds660.19
saw660.19
warld660.19
states660.19
mak660.19
day660.19
efter660.19
sappho660.19
awbeit660.19
ruth660.19
wull660.19
stert660.19
auld660.19
reason660.19
lassie660.19
loch660.19
perfyte660.19
buik660.19
final660.19
even660.19
state660.19
maun660.19
know660.19
then660.19
did660.19
spectrum660.19
lines660.19
euer660.19
soond660.19
dinnae660.19
either660.19
scrieve550.16
syntax550.16
stanzas550.16
england550.16
heterosexual550.16
sa550.16
mutual550.16
anent550.16
yet550.16
sall550.16
amang550.16
exemples550.16
amitie550.16
thirlt550.16
simply550.16
gallus550.16
bodie550.16
done550.16
mention550.16
whiles550.16
verra550.16
braw550.16
does550.16
unnerstaunin550.16
grammar550.16
isnae550.16
thair550.16
it's550.16
devotion550.16
through550.16
there's550.16
speiker550.16
rowth550.16
one550.16
likely550.16
hert550.16
our550.16
man550.16
linguistic550.16
dae550.16
gaed550.16
literary550.16
siccarly550.16
sentence550.16
kythin550.16
ferlie550.16
etc550.16
wheen550.16
sair550.16
norwegian550.16
scunnert550.16
mensefu550.16
thole550.16
reference550.16
maistly550.16
great550.16
author550.16
terms550.16
fou550.16
gangs550.16
fykie550.16
john550.16
him550.16
sentences550.16
for550.16
taks440.13
eemis440.13
pronoonce440.13
evidence440.13
had440.13
sapphic440.13
who440.13
indeed440.13
theme440.13
era440.13
he440.13
mairry440.13
means440.13
rhotic440.13
skyrie440.13
mairower440.13
r440.13
god440.13
society440.13
readers440.13
bad440.13
naitional440.13
years440.13
earliest440.13
while440.13
v440.13
me440.13
ablow440.13
desire440.13
flittin440.13
follaen440.13
phrase440.13
michtie440.13
scotland-specific440.13
pooerfu440.13
them440.13
intense440.13
c440.13
forrit440.13
rich440.13
ower440.13
hymen440.13
west440.13
lang440.13
relatit440.13
ayebidin440.13
jalouse440.13
raither440.13
takkin440.13
chiel440.13
telt440.13
from440.13
so440.13
gang440.13
outwith440.13
unjoukably440.13
since440.13
referred440.13
alexander440.13
century440.13
aroond440.13
get440.13
grammatical440.13
awa440.13
bairn440.13
gender440.13
group440.13
covert440.13
ootwi440.13
launscape440.13
formal440.13
strangly440.13
oot-through440.13
neutral440.13
proper440.13
makars440.13
productive440.13
bit440.13
names440.13
yaisage440.13
makar440.13
specific440.13
byordinar440.13
historical440.13
licht440.13
attributit440.13
distinct440.13
obvious440.13
best440.13
hersel440.13
read440.13
aince440.13
-verb440.13
penelope440.13
media440.13
hay440.13
favour440.13
have440.13
verbs440.13
cf440.13
could440.13
always440.13
than440.13
equally330.1
scunner330.1
dayis330.1
idealisit330.1
en330.1
yins330.1
celebrate330.1
phonology330.1
lord330.1
strang330.1
ithers330.1
lyric330.1
bide330.1
ws330.1
celebration330.1
significantly330.1
ultimately330.1
ayont330.1
passion330.1
authorship330.1
feelin330.1
recompence330.1
idiom330.1
hes330.1
worthie330.1
contemporary330.1
furthset330.1
bond330.1
norrie330.1
trauchlesome330.1
feminine330.1
particular330.1
recompance330.1
seyins330.1
accent330.1
comparit330.1
cognates330.1
barn330.1
colloquial330.1
hear330.1
line330.1
nane330.1
pynts330.1
new330.1
smeddum330.1
siden330.1
band330.1
union330.1
dingin330.1
plural330.1
explicit330.1
degree330.1
main330.1
deep330.1
temporal330.1
ye're330.1
themes330.1
would330.1
didnae330.1
siccar330.1
heizin330.1
clear330.1
norse330.1
ma330.1
least330.1
acause330.1
greek330.1
feenisht330.1
sexual330.1
compare330.1
existence330.1
addressit330.1
absence330.1
adjective330.1
three330.1
uniquely330.1
maks330.1
factors330.1
d330.1
insteid330.1
faur-kent330.1
reduced330.1
cried330.1
interchyngably330.1
wark330.1
third330.1
happen330.1
social330.1
jouk330.1
simple330.1
endins330.1
flit330.1
perfit330.1
unner330.1
term330.1
stappit330.1
talents330.1
title330.1
anonymity330.1
threap330.1
people330.1
ding330.1
explicitly330.1
notion330.1
unnerstuid330.1
kythe330.1
yersel330.1
yester330.1
transcribit330.1
dochter330.1
those330.1
byous330.1
kirk330.1
sleekit330.1
associates330.1
marital330.1
macdiarmid330.1
wioot330.1
speech330.1
difference330.1
naomi330.1
issue330.1
frequent330.1
portrait330.1
fower330.1
bides330.1
ch330.1
featur330.1
warth330.1
kenably330.1
case330.1
hauns330.1
necessar330.1
inby330.1
mind330.1
saige330.1
include330.1
sapho330.1
bonnie330.1
husband330.1
scots-speikin330.1
renaissance330.1
makkit330.1
yaisin330.1
scotticism330.1
haud330.1
preposition330.1
fack330.1
paradigm330.1
tell330.1
aon330.1
closely330.1
middle330.1
north330.1
pronoonced330.1
life330.1
shall330.1
version330.1
endure330.1
sey330.1
maitters330.1
siclike330.1
naethin330.1
truth330.1
tolerate330.1
steppin330.1
bygane330.1
set330.1
poets330.1
some330.1
significant330.1
support220.06
deith220.06
heteronormative220.06
reflectin220.06
heard220.06
elsewhaur220.06
hidlins220.06
chancellor220.06
ancient220.06
seal220.06
lady220.06
combination220.06
deed220.06
son220.06
unnerstaun220.06
mynts220.06
veil220.06
centuries220.06
vnhappie220.06
non-scots220.06
datit220.06
keeper220.06
oniewhaur220.06
idiomatic220.06
auntient220.06
basic220.06
aucht220.06
kinsfowk220.06
heroicis220.06
aff220.06
recognised220.06
gie220.06
hame220.06
blaikens220.06
present220.06
quha220.06
penis220.06
acceptable220.06
women220.06
biggit220.06
nocht220.06
sphere220.06
faurer220.06
affinity220.06
twafauld220.06
brus220.06
teil220.06
freindschip220.06
child220.06
cam220.06
widely220.06
complete220.06
arenae220.06
reader220.06
warkin220.06
constancy220.06
statesman220.06
sicweys220.06
smuirin220.06
hecht220.06
judge220.06
scunnersome220.06
beloved220.06
portraits220.06
compoonds220.06
love220.06
heroes220.06
brutus220.06
twa-leidit220.06
central220.06
deid220.06
testament220.06
itsel220.06
pronoon220.06
hidin220.06
exhausted220.06
unco220.06
addressed220.06
championin220.06
smeddumfou220.06
suffer220.06
form220.06
ivver220.06
wird-fur-wird220.06
william220.06
sufferin220.06
wemen220.06
vaill220.06
dowie220.06
literally220.06
hairt220.06
doubt220.06
significance220.06
subjeck220.06
tyne220.06
localisation220.06
same-sex220.06
comfort220.06
unjoukable220.06
smuirt220.06
pittin220.06
nature220.06
tåle220.06
duin220.06
sicht220.06
plain220.06
feruencie220.06
aheid220.06
wishes220.06
tholes220.06
emotionally220.06
hertfelt220.06
gien220.06
sinder220.06
guess220.06
europe220.06
gar220.06
mythological220.06
brithers220.06
alane220.06
loadit220.06
existit220.06
scrievins220.06
awbodie220.06
hudson220.06
court220.06
your220.06
freens220.06
instance220.06
figure220.06
wein220.06
covers220.06
positions220.06
compoond220.06
collocations220.06
scandinavian220.06
classical220.06
neutrality220.06
sets220.06
haurdly220.06
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demand220.06
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owerthreapit220.06
dule220.06
ianthe220.06
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role220.06
endin220.06
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aulder220.06
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ootricht220.06
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ilka220.06
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m220.06
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ony220.06
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g220.06
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robert220.06
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shaws220.06
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pas220.06
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air220.06
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image220.06
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nemmes220.06
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kennin220.06
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hir220.06
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