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Niven, Liz

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 5,640
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 2,055
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.745
Tagged as SWE (South West (Galloway)) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, a, an, tae, o, in, wi, ye, as, is,

List of texts in corpus

Chuckies fir the Cairn
Luath (2009 ) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (951 words)
Lallans 67 - Reviews
Lallans Magazine (2005-09-01 ) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (287 words)
Burnin Whins
Luath (01-01-2004) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (109 words)

Stravaigin
Luath (01-01-2001 ) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (3,274 words)
Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity
Lallans Magazine (2001 ) in Central dialect, categorised as newspaper (1,019 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the3095478.72
a2013563.83
an1512677.3
tae1252216.31
o1081914.89
in801418.44
wi581028.37
ye55975.18
as53939.72
is53939.72
fir49868.79
that44780.14
fae44780.14
this42744.68
it42744.68
or36638.3
bit35620.57
ma34602.84
at33585.11
be31549.65
her25443.26
jist25443.26
oan24425.53
yer24425.53
aw24425.53
wir24425.53
they24425.53
it's23407.8
thir22390.07
nae22390.07
we21372.34
mair21372.34
his20354.61
no18319.15
hae18319.15
yin17301.42
us16283.69
aboot16283.69
back15265.96
on15265.96
will15265.96
doon15265.96
a'm15265.96
ain14248.23
efter14248.23
oot14248.23
whit14248.23
intae14248.23
new14248.23
hame13230.5
can13230.5
and13230.5
come13230.5
wis13230.5
time13230.5
kent13230.5
whaur13230.5
buik13230.5
wee13230.5
ower12212.77
like12212.77
wid12212.77
sae12212.77
dae12212.77
here12212.77
ken12212.77
its12212.77
mibbe12212.77
gin11195.04
still11195.04
weel11195.04
them11195.04
of11195.04
if11195.04
up11195.04
thistle10177.3
by10177.3
aye10177.3
auld10177.3
muckle9159.57
wumman9159.57
day9159.57
we'll9159.57
me9159.57
scottish9159.57
he9159.57
she9159.57
lik8141.84
taen8141.84
gan8141.84
man8141.84
aff8141.84
loch8141.84
are8141.84
throu8141.84
identitie8141.84
sea8141.84
thon8141.84
lang8141.84
dinna7124.11
has7124.11
seen7124.11
wa7124.11
again7124.11
get7124.11
fine7124.11
nor7124.11
men7124.11
been7124.11
days7124.11
telt7124.11
scots7124.11
twa7124.11
these6106.38
year6106.38
ya6106.38
mannie6106.38
we're6106.38
she's6106.38
atween6106.38
young6106.38
want6106.38
scotland6106.38
folk6106.38
gie6106.38
oor6106.38
cam6106.38
een588.65
drink588.65
near588.65
kintra588.65
kinna588.65
even588.65
mak588.65
sing588.65
some588.65
fowk588.65
malawi588.65
picts588.65
borders588.65
then588.65
ye'll588.65
noo588.65
deid588.65
life588.65
sisters588.65
soil588.65
thing588.65
watter588.65
macdougall588.65
kens588.65
right588.65
sons588.65
a'll588.65
across588.65
onie588.65
night588.65
nane588.65
bairn588.65
monie588.65
him588.65
gey588.65
say588.65
facts588.65
for588.65
yince588.65
past588.65
there588.65
so588.65
when588.65
see588.65
bein588.65
let588.65
solway470.92
yins470.92
saddest470.92
loved470.92
journey470.92
harvester470.92
sky470.92
whither470.92
turn470.92
mind470.92
she'll470.92
wean470.92
lass470.92
nicht470.92
who470.92
gans470.92
maks470.92
poems470.92
till470.92
unner470.92
names470.92
bar470.92
sure470.92
never470.92
every470.92
skin470.92
only470.92
oh470.92
ilka470.92
pynt470.92
there's470.92
a've470.92
ither470.92
says470.92
talkin470.92
hairts470.92
licht470.92
frae470.92
you470.92
think470.92
had470.92
edwin470.92
was470.92
that's470.92
quest470.92
tells470.92
name470.92
tho470.92
labour470.92
wheen470.92
white470.92
afore470.92
thegither470.92
lassie470.92
sang470.92
ye'd470.92
wimmen470.92
dry470.92
heids470.92
times353.19
fin353.19
mend353.19
freens353.19
bell353.19
stanes353.19
widden353.19
herd353.19
talk353.19
which353.19
gies353.19
joab353.19
rule353.19
focus353.19
waur353.19
whole353.19
made353.19
journalist353.19
leisure353.19
wife353.19
alang353.19
heid353.19
paintit353.19
guid353.19
does353.19
grun353.19
roon353.19
hail353.19
reid353.19
birth353.19
fair353.19
hill353.19
fou353.19
brak353.19
should353.19
film353.19
sherp353.19
welcome353.19
hairt353.19
disnae353.19
parliament353.19
black353.19
hear353.19
need353.19
bits353.19
buiks353.19
lan353.19
itsel353.19
each353.19
identity353.19
forth353.19
dee353.19
world353.19
saft353.19
mither353.19
write353.19
road353.19
whae353.19
muir's353.19
lea353.19
reader353.19
many353.19
week353.19
macdougall's353.19
present353.19
thoosan353.19
romans353.19
pit353.19
maist353.19
blether353.19
wha353.19
information353.19
chapter353.19
gien353.19
writer353.19
common353.19
cannie353.19
lassies353.19
comet353.19
faimilies353.19
anither353.19
true353.19
roman353.19
row353.19
bebe353.19
bus353.19
abuin353.19
clear353.19
faur353.19
prague353.19
we'd353.19
yet353.19
take353.19
could353.19
aroon353.19
history353.19
drunk353.19
try353.19
rest353.19
pink353.19
green353.19
ancient353.19
built353.19
mindit235.46
historie235.46
martyrs235.46
search235.46
i235.46
ll235.46
view235.46
preoccupation235.46
verra235.46
batters235.46
quite235.46
first235.46
hissel235.46
scotland's235.46
kirkcudbrightshire235.46
thought235.46
index235.46
academic235.46
wantit235.46
readin235.46
further235.46
references235.46
fun235.46
upon235.46
becomin235.46
flair235.46
same235.46
speak235.46
interestin235.46
pipes235.46
golf235.46
cannae235.46
played235.46
element235.46
refers235.46
fed235.46
gettin235.46
hid235.46
heard235.46
wi'oot235.46
she'd235.46
exile235.46
thomson235.46
your235.46
comment235.46
lines235.46
bi235.46
democracy235.46
states235.46
derk235.46
ur235.46
side235.46
needit235.46
thocht235.46
nation235.46
wished235.46
hunner235.46
well235.46
rabbie235.46
hauf235.46
apt235.46
flight235.46
complex235.46
scrievin235.46
travel235.46
boat235.46
heavy235.46
gliskin235.46
while235.46
stert235.46
brig235.46
famous235.46
humour235.46
sic235.46
kintra's235.46
written235.46
brick235.46
based235.46
win235.46
mornin235.46
less235.46
few235.46
identity'235.46
trees235.46
thir's235.46
way235.46
sittin235.46
raither235.46
national235.46
scuil235.46
origins235.46
warm235.46
backpacker235.46
sun235.46
personal235.46
greek235.46
painters235.46
far235.46
freen235.46
muir235.46
writer's235.46
great235.46
loast235.46
fins235.46
pairt235.46
cried235.46
rid235.46
voice235.46
conquer235.46
ye're235.46
sits235.46
food235.46
soon235.46
enough235.46
couldnae235.46
rock235.46
takin235.46
bye235.46
work235.46
ain's235.46
holiday235.46
london235.46
story235.46
scunnert235.46
went235.46
job235.46
bring235.46
nine235.46
citie235.46
meddle235.46
set235.46
build235.46
strang235.46
moon235.46
hadrian235.46
emperor235.46
wes235.46
ad235.46
gallus235.46
legions235.46
sit235.46
wunnert235.46
left235.46
got235.46
ye've235.46
thochts235.46
don't235.46
tak235.46
sangs235.46
delight235.46
fu235.46
stertit235.46
poem235.46
chynged235.46
mean235.46
central235.46
plot235.46
vyce235.46
questions235.46
insicht235.46
shuid235.46
prose235.46
through235.46
eyes235.46
lallans235.46
leid235.46
readers235.46
hadrian's235.46
any235.46
real235.46
lot235.46
quarter235.46
jewish235.46
books235.46
vennels235.46
droont235.46
england235.46
end235.46
wey235.46
didnae235.46
dis235.46
said235.46
arrival235.46
gaelic235.46
here's235.46
wisnae235.46
edge235.46
pain235.46
warld235.46
he's235.46
fa235.46
plenty235.46
whyle235.46
keep235.46
crisis235.46
empire235.46
rue235.46
east235.46
haein235.46
language235.46
big235.46
lack235.46
curse235.46
turf235.46
caledonian235.46
towers235.46
instead235.46
seems235.46
abbey235.46
sight235.46
ootside235.46
full235.46
locust235.46
morra235.46
cal235.46
weans235.46
chinese235.46
grows235.46
may235.46
sheet235.46
brithers235.46
deepest235.46
fitba235.46
strecht235.46
dark235.46
memoriam235.46
hoo235.46
haud235.46
dinnae235.46
kirks235.46
hames235.46
bonnie235.46
away235.46
hans235.46
tuned235.46
crackt235.46
clean235.46
lay235.46
words235.46
richt235.46
ocean235.46
swine235.46
hauns235.46
comin235.46
land235.46
go235.46
tides235.46
ninian's235.46
haar235.46
soons235.46
early235.46
lugs235.46
arrive235.46
plastic235.46
mists235.46
spring235.46
wavin235.46
greet235.46
graves235.46
daurk235.46
doule235.46
sticks235.46
cuid235.46
hingin235.46
gowd235.46
yerd235.46
tears235.46
wild235.46
gallowa235.46
bodie235.46
hinnie235.46
ash235.46
isnae235.46
faith235.46
haulin235.46
boondaries235.46
daurkness235.46
fish235.46
list235.46
shilpit235.46
cousins235.46
villages235.46
staun235.46
catch235.46
door235.46
brothers235.46
am235.46
heaven235.46
soothwest235.46
look235.46
covert235.46
sweethairt235.46
seeven235.46
shouders235.46
last235.46
fire235.46
husbands235.46
kintraside235.46
naebodie235.46
wan235.46
to235.46
lives235.46
skytin235.46
naethin235.46
burn235.46
ships235.46
skipperin235.46
fact235.46
could've235.46
thrang235.46
bleck235.46
boyhood235.46
broon235.46
sea's235.46