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Purdie, David C.

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 13,585
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 3,121
Ratio of total words to unique words - 4.353
Tagged as SEC ((South) East Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, an, a, o, in, tae, he, wis, i, that,

List of texts in corpus

Lallans 82 - Joco Geordie
Lallans Magazine (2013-07 ) in Central dialect (SEC), categorised as prose (857 words)
Lallans 82 - The Cream Cookie
Lallans Magazine (2013-03-01 ) in Central (Midlothian) dialect (SEC), categorised as prose (2,572 words)
Lallans 74 - I Hae A Drame
Lallans Magazine (2009-07) in Southern dialect (SEC), categorised as poetry (554 words)

Lallans 74 - The Warld Nixt Door
Lallans Magazine (2009-07-01) in Central dialect (SEC), categorised as poetry (219 words)

Lallans 73 - The Gowden Gate Til Samarkan
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Central (Midlothian) dialect (SEC), categorised as poetry (723 words)
Lallans 73 - Droozie Driftin
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Central (Midlothian) dialect (SEC), categorised as poetry (63 words)
Lallans 73 - The Glesgy Screwdriver
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Central (Midlothian) dialect (SEC), categorised as prose (1,922 words)
Lallans 73 - reviews
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Central (Midlothian) dialect (SEC), categorised as prose (1,280 words)
Lallans 73 - Rubies an Siller
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Central (Midlothian) dialect (SEC), categorised as poetry (82 words)
Lallans 67 - Leddy Stair’s Closse
Lallans Magazine (2005-08-01 ) in Central dialect (SEC), categorised as poetry (267 words)
Lallans 59 - Boswell’s Coort
Lallans Magazine (2004-09) in Central (Edinburgh) dialect (SEC), categorised as poetry (252 words)

Lallans 59 - Sanct Hub’s
Lallans Magazine (2004-09) in Central (Edinburgh) dialect (SEC), categorised as poetry (351 words)

Lallans 58 - The Dumb Jyner
Lallans Magazine (2001-03 ) in Central dialect (LAL), categorised as prose (2,947 words)
Lallans 59 - Terry Fae Brooklyn
Lallans Magazine (2001-09 ) in Central (Aryshire) dialect (EDN), categorised as prose (1,496 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per million
the82260,507.91
an44532,756.72
a36226,647.04
o30822,672.06
in18913,912.40
tae18813,838.79
he15911,704.09
wis14910,967.98
i14510,673.54
that1339,790.21
it1289,422.16
on1188,686.05
for1178,612.44
ian1138,318.00
wi1098,023.56
him967,066.62
his916,698.56
ye866,330.51
til846,183.29
up795,815.24
at795,815.24
but775,668.02
no735,373.57
oot664,858.30
aa654,784.69
we624,563.86
they624,563.86
wes614,490.25
is594,343.03
be594,343.03
cherlie554,048.58
got523,827.75
juist513,754.14
or483,533.31
telt483,533.31
get473,459.70
this473,459.70
aboot463,386.09
ernie463,386.09
me463,386.09
as453,312.48
hae453,312.48
haed443,238.87
ma443,238.87
said443,238.87
whan443,238.87
it's443,238.87
wee423,091.65
back423,091.65
whit423,091.65
weel413,018.03
frae372,723.59
auld362,649.98
time352,576.37
mair342,502.76
laddie332,429.15
awa332,429.15
day322,355.54
gin322,355.54
nivver312,281.93
efter312,281.93
yer302,208.32
ower302,208.32
ken292,134.71
richt292,134.71
aye292,134.71
see292,134.71
intil292,134.71
doun282,061.10
and282,061.10
bit282,061.10
thair271,987.49
thare271,987.49
whaur271,987.49
i'm261,913.88
twa261,913.88
nae251,840.26
bi251,840.26
he's251,840.26
been241,766.65
street241,766.65
guid241,766.65
lik241,766.65
you241,766.65
sae241,766.65
braw231,693.04
of231,693.04
yon231,693.04
wull221,619.43
ti221,619.43
gang221,619.43
wullie211,545.82
man211,545.82
i'll211,545.82
wad211,545.82
lang211,545.82
nor211,545.82
aff211,545.82
ane201,472.21
cuid201,472.21
ony201,472.21
pit201,472.21
syne191,398.60
s191,398.60
seen191,398.60
here191,398.60
bus191,398.60
thocht191,398.60
wey181,324.99
new181,324.99
jyner181,324.99
he'd181,324.99
son181,324.99
cried171,251.38
ae171,251.38
thaim171,251.38
gaun171,251.38
like171,251.38
then171,251.38
i've161,177.77
say161,177.77
says161,177.77
syme161,177.77
that's161,177.77
us151,104.16
wha151,104.16
muckle151,104.16
gettin151,104.16
afore151,104.16
drame151,104.16
nou151,104.16
bluidy151,104.16
ye're151,104.16
thegither151,104.16
grant151,104.16
siller151,104.16
dae151,104.16
george151,104.16
door151,104.16
kent141,030.55
ir141,030.55
there141,030.55
hecky141,030.55
oor141,030.55
speirt141,030.55
fae13956.94
stertit13956.94
mornin13956.94
tak13956.94
warkin13956.94
naethin13956.94
ain13956.94
young13956.94
noo13956.94
mcbain13956.94
didna13956.94
life13956.94
lest12883.33
them12883.33
scots12883.33
suez12883.33
went12883.33
white12883.33
hou12883.33
clancy12883.33
i'd12883.33
duin12883.33
thae12883.33
janny12883.33
wir12883.33
alang12883.33
dinna12883.33
come11809.72
whit's11809.72
nicht11809.72
to11809.72
nixt11809.72
poems11809.72
forbye11809.72
mak11809.72
mind11809.72
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bugger11809.72
her11809.72
ither11809.72
scobie11809.72
ilka11809.72
gowden11809.72
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job10736.11
ivver10736.11
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micht10736.11
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she10736.11
glesgy10736.11
timmer10736.11
neist10736.11
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ainly10736.11
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its10736.11
gie10736.11
men10736.11
cuidna10736.11
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rovers9662.50
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han9662.50
maun9662.50
gate9662.50
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some9662.50
tell9662.50
bairns9662.50
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baith8588.88
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haud8588.88
ten8588.88
teacher8588.88
undeimous8588.88
maister7515.27
quo7515.27
baa7515.27
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heidie7515.27
hame7515.27
if7515.27
hoose7515.27
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boss7515.27
haein7515.27
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rain7515.27
gizz7515.27
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bleck7515.27
let7515.27
buik7515.27
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stert7515.27
late7515.27
fell7515.27
bein7515.27
gied7515.27
roun7515.27
had7515.27
bad6441.66
somethin6441.66
nem6441.66
they'd6441.66
wisna6441.66
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tea6441.66
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athoot6441.66
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screivit6441.66
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sair6441.66
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yable6441.66
stan6441.66
team6441.66
awfu6441.66
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ruif6441.66
tyauvin6441.66
tirnt6441.66
daein6441.66
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agin6441.66
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heid6441.66
paper6441.66
asbestos6441.66
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freedom5368.05
heidmaist5368.05
pey5368.05
leear5368.05
masel5368.05
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scottish5368.05
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dugs5368.05
feth5368.05
kennin5368.05
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sicht5368.05
waa5368.05
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ilk5368.05
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yez5368.05
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report4294.44
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tap4294.44
thon4294.44
aroun4294.44
makar4294.44
ooten4294.44
morn4294.44
naebody4294.44
fine4294.44
eh4294.44
puir4294.44
wesna4294.44
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sign4294.44
hale4294.44
whill4294.44
wirk4294.44
face4294.44
wadna4294.44
stannin4294.44
keekin4294.44
offish4294.44
lown4294.44
thought4294.44
hand4294.44
hoo4294.44
she'd4294.44
reid4294.44
your4294.44
wrang4294.44
name4294.44
lowsin4294.44
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single4294.44
mates4294.44
primrose4294.44
fower4294.44
pittin4294.44
brithers4294.44
erse4294.44
nane4294.44
nimmo4294.44
zoo4294.44
brek4294.44
alistair4294.44
granbairns4294.44
deid4294.44
naw4294.44
darg4294.44
dive4294.44
service4294.44
italy4294.44
oh4294.44
john4294.44
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hecky's4294.44
clugger4294.44
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craig4294.44
leid4294.44
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hissel4294.44
tint4294.44
aathin4294.44
suid4294.44
pal4294.44
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lan4294.44
kens4294.44
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kitty4294.44
joe4294.44
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hert4294.44
natioun4294.44
jynerin4294.44
douce4294.44
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en4294.44
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lord4294.44
glesca4294.44
sowel4294.44
merchans4294.44
joco4294.44
mindit4294.44
geordie4294.44
wint4294.44
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dominos4294.44
wyce4294.44
cairds4294.44
whilk4294.44
unnerstan4294.44
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ll4294.44
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cheery3220.83
fickelt3220.83
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maw3220.83
shottie3220.83
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sherp3220.83
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ettilt3220.83
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