A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Nicholson, Hannah

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 1,041
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 409
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.545
Tagged as SHD (Shetland) dialect.
Top ten most common words - da, an, at, o, i, tae, wis, as, a, we,

List of texts in corpus

Eemis Stane 1 - Dance o da Selkies
Eemis Stane (2022-05-06 ) in Shetland dialect, categorised as poetry (210 words)
Samhain - Usher in the Dark - Minni-Babbi
Leopard Arts (2021-10) in Shetland dialect, categorised as prose (493 words)

Samhain - Usher in the Dark - Scalloway Castle
Leopard Arts (2021-10) in Shetland dialect, categorised as poetry (173 words)

Da Wye At I Spaek
self-published (2021-09-18) in Shetland (Brae) dialect, categorised as poetry (165 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per million
da8581,652.26
an4947,070.12
at3028,818.44
o2524,015.37
i2423,054.76
tae2221,133.53
wis1918,251.68
as1918,251.68
a1918,251.68
we1817,291.07
dey1615,369.84
me1514,409.22
up1312,487.99
wir1211,527.38
hit1110,566.76
wye109,606.15
you109,606.15
is87,684.92
in87,684.92
wid76,724.30
spaek76,724.30
juist76,724.30
it76,724.30
dat76,724.30
back65,763.69
oot65,763.69
were65,763.69
wi65,763.69
fir65,763.69
fae65,763.69
but65,763.69
tell54,803.07
aa54,803.07
be54,803.07
yun54,803.07
could54,803.07
time54,803.07
dem54,803.07
or54,803.07
nae54,803.07
wind43,842.46
intae43,842.46
his43,842.46
lik43,842.46
did43,842.46
dir43,842.46
sky43,842.46
s43,842.46
watter43,842.46
apö43,842.46
ship43,842.46
fokk43,842.46
last32,881.84
whit32,881.84
bairns32,881.84
bluid32,881.84
curse32,881.84
run32,881.84
idda32,881.84
so32,881.84
röf32,881.84
skeens32,881.84
hae32,881.84
whan32,881.84
made32,881.84
waves32,881.84
door32,881.84
weel32,881.84
see32,881.84
een32,881.84
an'under32,881.84
on32,881.84
guid32,881.84
mesel32,881.84
eftir32,881.84
fine32,881.84
hoose32,881.84
don32,881.84
only32,881.84
steps21,921.23
athin21,921.23
feet21,921.23
stories21,921.23
ay21,921.23
afore21,921.23
guillotine21,921.23
get21,921.23
noo21,921.23
finally21,921.23
lang21,921.23
doon21,921.23
saa21,921.23
earl21,921.23
aboot21,921.23
laeve21,921.23
and21,921.23
hear21,921.23
gae21,921.23
realised21,921.23
accent21,921.23
brawly21,921.23
haed21,921.23
sunny21,921.23
if21,921.23
peerie21,921.23
appeared21,921.23
haein21,921.23
day21,921.23
end21,921.23
tak21,921.23
ivry21,921.23
startit21,921.23
human21,921.23
fiddles21,921.23
shore21,921.23
sam21,921.23
cam21,921.23
waar21,921.23
ower21,921.23
light21,921.23
mair21,921.23
maks21,921.23
engleesh21,921.23
isna21,921.23
language21,921.23
didna21,921.23