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Purves, David

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 10,280
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 2,692
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.819
Tagged as SEA (South East (Borders)) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, an, o, a, in, ah, ti, ma, is, on,

List of texts in corpus

Lallans 75 - On War
Lallans Magazine (2009-12-01) in Southern dialect (SEA), categorised as prose (244 words)

Lallans 73 - Ten Owersettins frae the Chinese
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect (SEA), categorised as poetry (726 words)
Lallans 73 - A Whein Auld Chinese Saws
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect (SEA), categorised as poetry (155 words)
Lallans 67 - Editorial
Lallans Magazine (2005-09-01 ) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect (SEA), categorised as newspaper (1,543 words)
Lallans 67 - The Incomparable Li Po (701-762)
Lallans Magazine (2005-09-01 ) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect (SEA), categorised as poetry (968 words)
Lallans 59 - Five Poems frae the Chinese o Po Chu-I
Lallans Magazine (2004-09) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect (SEA), categorised as poetry (599 words)

Jade Lute
SCOTS Corpus (2003) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect (SEA), categorised as poetry (5,350 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per million
the84482,101.17
an29228,404.67
o27626,848.25
a22021,400.78
in18117,607.00
ah16015,564.20
ti15314,883.27
ma13813,424.12
is11511,186.77
on1019,824.90
for1009,727.63
that838,073.93
wi787,587.55
chinese757,295.72
at706,809.34
til666,420.23
it656,322.96
frae646,225.68
ye565,447.47
-535,155.64
me535,155.64
but525,058.37
from494,766.54
haes474,571.98
of474,571.98
this464,474.71
hae454,377.43
we424,085.60
bi424,085.60
aye373,599.22
his373,599.22
nae363,501.95
lyke353,404.67
ir353,404.67
thay333,210.12
aw333,210.12
he333,210.12
scots313,015.56
s313,015.56
awa313,015.56
nou302,918.29
up282,723.74
mair282,723.74
century282,723.74
ower282,723.74
be272,626.46
oot262,529.18
whan262,529.18
as262,529.18
thair252,431.91
lang242,334.63
whit232,237.35
here232,237.35
wul232,237.35
no232,237.35
do222,140.08
nicht222,140.08
day222,140.08
back212,042.80
wund212,042.80
doun212,042.80
its212,042.80
never201,945.53
thaim201,945.53
ch201,945.53
hame191,848.25
or191,848.25
afore191,848.25
auld181,750.97
she181,750.97
us181,750.97
ither171,653.70
poems171,653.70
see171,653.70
man171,653.70
dae171,653.70
wes171,653.70
gin171,653.70
end171,653.70
spring171,653.70
throu161,556.42
wad161,556.42
intil161,556.42
leid161,556.42
inti161,556.42
year151,459.14
syne151,459.14
i151,459.14
fair151,459.14
muin151,459.14
can151,459.14
po151,459.14
nor151,459.14
eftir141,361.87
ae141,361.87
aboot141,361.87
sae141,361.87
oor141,361.87
inglish141,361.87
houss141,361.87
wattir141,361.87
haill131,264.59
whyte131,264.59
cum131,264.59
been131,264.59
aince131,264.59
wee131,264.59
twa131,264.59
juist131,264.59
days131,264.59
rain131,264.59
war131,264.59
flouers131,264.59
tell121,167.32
fou121,167.32
ferr121,167.32
haed121,167.32
lift121,167.32
tyme121,167.32
richt121,167.32
wyne121,167.32
him121,167.32
gress121,167.32
lest111,070.04
abuin111,070.04
again111,070.04
forenicht111,070.04
im111,070.04
yett111,070.04
gloamin111,070.04
micht111,070.04
them111,070.04
onie111,070.04
li111,070.04
tu111,070.04
whaur111,070.04
braw111,070.04
ken111,070.04
hear111,070.04
bens111,070.04
new10972.76
anither10972.76
lu10972.76
sun10972.76
hert10972.76
bairns10972.76
canna10972.76
gaen10972.76
lik10972.76
gret10972.76
monie10972.76
cauld10972.76
river10972.76
gae10972.76
south10972.76
guid10972.76
like10972.76
yu10972.76
heid10972.76
leevin9875.49
mornin9875.49
whyles9875.49
dule9875.49
tradeition9875.49
yeir9875.49
taen9875.49
street9875.49
fowk9875.49
burds9875.49
tak9875.49
mukkil9875.49
wis9875.49
clear9875.49
duin9875.49
trees9875.49
thousan9875.49
thir9875.49
finnd9875.49
hir9875.49
warld9875.49
byde9875.49
the'r8778.21
ilka8778.21
kis8778.21
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t7680.93
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ca7680.93
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tuim5486.38
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ar5486.38
the-day5486.38
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tree5486.38
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pit5486.38
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ao3291.83
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wurds3291.83
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ay3291.83
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easin3291.83
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air3291.83
saur3291.83
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puils3291.83
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dream3291.83
important3291.83
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agin3291.83
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hauf3291.83
thae3291.83
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stertit3291.83
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wheipil3291.83
wrutten3291.83
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l3291.83
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parfume2194.55
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dun'2194.55
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