A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Hall, Simon W.

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 9,415
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 2,534
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.715
Tagged as ORK (Orkney) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, a, o, tae, in, he, and, an, it, €™,

List of texts in corpus

Tae thee, or no tae thee?
Brisk Northerly (29-11-2020 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as blog (316 words)

Haggis tasting notes, and whisky pairings
Brisk Northerly (28-01-2019 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as blog (439 words)

Lands o Twatt
Brisk Northerly (30-09-2018 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as blog (347 words)

Tame Hogmanay
Brisk Northerly (28-12-2017 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as blog (434 words)

New Lambs, Owld Stone
Brisk Northerly (14-04-2017 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as blog (445 words)

Bonny Isle o Sanday
Brisk Northerly (26-10-2016 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as blog (464 words)

Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull
Brisk Northerly (19-11-2015 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as blog (852 words)

The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan
Brisk Northerly (14-03-2015 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as prose (3,839 words)

No the Six o Clock News
Bella Caledonia (2016-Mar-18 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as blog (1,122 words)

Crackan the troughs
Brisk Northerly (11-02-2021 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as blog (334 words)

The Orkney Gruffalo
Itchy Coo (01-01-2015) in Orkney dialect, categorised as weans (823 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the5335661.18
a2903080.19
o2372517.26
tae1992113.65
in1791901.22
he1541635.69
and1491582.58
an1151221.46
it1061125.86
€™1001062.13
wis94998.41
that87924.06
on83881.57
€™s83881.57
his77817.84
is76807.22
€“67711.63
as64679.77
but57605.42
this53562.93
me52552.31
no51541.69
be50531.07
i47499.2
dursley47499.2
ye46488.58
aal44467.34
they44467.34
at43456.72
haed39414.23
wae39414.23
said38403.61
for38403.61
oot35371.75
peedie35371.75
hiv34361.13
aboot34361.13
are32339.88
gruffalo32339.88
or31329.26
mr31329.26
scots29308.02
we29308.02
when29308.02
€¦28297.4
fae27286.78
been27286.78
whit27286.78
folk26276.16
didna26276.16
like26276.16
moose26276.16
up25265.53
there25265.53
fur24254.91
were23244.29
him23244.29
thur23244.29
day22233.67
if22233.67
dumbledore21223.05
you21223.05
ken21223.05
cat20212.43
cheust19201.81
orkney19201.81
haggis19201.81
by19201.81
them19201.81
mrs19201.81
whar19201.81
intae18191.18
professor18191.18
sheu18191.18
gaed18191.18
new17180.56
more17180.56
wur17180.56
her17180.56
could16169.94
€™d16169.94
any16169.94
these16169.94
so16169.94
gaan16169.94
mcgonagall15159.32
language15159.32
even15159.32
wan15159.32
back15159.32
bit15159.32
cattie-face14148.7
haes14148.7
doon14148.7
wid14148.7
sometheen14148.7
ddd13138.08
good13138.08
hoose13138.08
she13138.08
see13138.08
thowt13138.08
some13138.08
bbc13138.08
owld12127.46
seen12127.46
nivver12127.46
eftir12127.46
their12127.46
anither12127.46
owre11116.83
potters11116.83
muckle11116.83
us11116.83
weel11116.83
here11116.83
its11116.83
couldna11116.83
might10106.21
can10106.21
snek10106.21
harry10106.21
dae10106.21
fox10106.21
northern10106.21
eyes10106.21
noo10106.21
time10106.21
year10106.21
lamborghini10106.21
awey10106.21
think10106.21
trees995.59
right995.59
gey995.59
sayan995.59
night995.59
long995.59
ower995.59
last995.59
did995.59
first995.59
through995.59
street995.59
cattie-faces995.59
ah995.59
news995.59
mind995.59
€˜i995.59
shetland995.59
wi995.59
neem995.59
don884.97
very884.97
dudley884.97
€™t884.97
than884.97
why884.97
road884.97
say884.97
who884.97
€™m884.97
most884.97
cowld884.97
canna884.97
luk884.97
things884.97
country774.35
morneen774.35
privet774.35
wind774.35
off774.35
get774.35
anything774.35
droll774.35
thing774.35
feart774.35
orcadian774.35
sister774.35
scotland774.35
potter774.35
ur774.35
come774.35
shed774.35
wey774.35
place774.35
family774.35
used774.35
daft774.35
isles774.35
wife774.35
heard774.35
aye774.35
hunder663.73
will663.73
north663.73
son663.73
grund663.73
teuk663.73
ootside663.73
toon663.73
kent663.73
notheen663.73
sheep663.73
hear663.73
reason663.73
corner663.73
soor663.73
then663.73
seem663.73
till663.73
best663.73
young663.73
€™re663.73
ither663.73
still663.73
twa663.73
tell663.73
only663.73
ivry663.73
cloak663.73
voice663.73
ker663.73
home663.73
lukkan663.73
life663.73
factory663.73
great663.73
drills663.73
such663.73
gate663.73
roond663.73
buddy663.73
saa663.73
boy663.73
ah'm663.73
radio663.73
tellt663.73
pronouns663.73
same663.73
of663.73
lukked663.73
grimly663.73
name553.11
fower553.11
island553.11
isle553.11
kind553.11
ferm553.11
fillo553.11
got553.11
which553.11
though553.11
dursleys553.11
again553.11
number553.11
arrived553.11
really553.11
kirkwall553.11
walk553.11
oh553.11
worked553.11
food553.11
voldemort553.11
twatt553.11
believe553.11
queer553.11
ahint553.11
pit553.11
comes553.11
neebors553.11
d553.11
was553.11
heid553.11
end553.11
shootan553.11
rain553.11
much553.11
italian553.11
stars553.11
point553.11
favourite553.11
yur553.11
yet553.11
hid553.11
man553.11
-553.11
ago553.11
sanday553.11
weet553.11
you'll553.11
tea553.11
hoo553.11
funnd553.11
next553.11
€˜you553.11
content553.11
happy553.11
because553.11
west553.11
geen553.11
€™ll553.11
ice442.49
€˜a442.49
sure442.49
feed442.49
cut442.49
hivna442.49
blue442.49
go442.49
dialogue442.49
waathir442.49
sense442.49
mainland442.49
instead442.49
until442.49
few442.49
widna442.49
claes442.49
nor442.49
sun442.49
fine442.49
emilia442.49
black442.49
left442.49
romagna442.49
own442.49
broadcasting442.49
window442.49
light442.49
affil442.49
purple442.49
hid's442.49
suppose442.49
close442.49
too442.49
door442.49
likely442.49
wearan442.49
morning442.49
normal442.49
tv442.49
€˜it442.49
couple442.49
mean442.49
watchan442.49
teu442.49
watter442.49
every442.49
kill442.49
cultural442.49
lot442.49
meed442.49
yer442.49
sky442.49
drive442.49
celebratan442.49
floor442.49
€™ve442.49
sat442.49
afore442.49
read442.49
serve442.49
drama442.49
seemed442.49
walked442.49
cloaks442.49
else442.49
set442.49
faer442.49
maks442.49
moved442.49
ah'll442.49
cheerio442.49
sign442.49
soon442.49
sand442.49
kers442.49
completely442.49
stopped442.49
real442.49
better442.49
unkan442.49
sweet442.49
mak442.49
stare442.49
baest442.49
piece442.49
sittan442.49
sports331.86
plain331.86
reid331.86
thoosands331.86
natural331.86
museum331.86
€˜we331.86
broad331.86
dark331.86
sunshine331.86
waals331.86
daylight331.86
winter331.86
atween331.86
lambs331.86
dyke331.86
pretty331.86
late331.86
subtitled331.86
both331.86
tour331.86
sharp331.86
sit331.86
days331.86
step331.86
meeeh331.86
full331.86
also331.86
less331.86
letter331.86
loch331.86
linguistic331.86
culture331.86
pieces331.86
birds331.86
feet331.86
€˜331.86
two331.86
stuff331.86
struck331.86
caal331.86
haird331.86
mart331.86
oors331.86
ally331.86
mibby331.86
asleep331.86
england331.86
called331.86
stert331.86
sea331.86
profile331.86
welcome331.86
leave331.86
supper331.86
pairt331.86
result331.86
dinner331.86
world331.86
my331.86
brokken331.86
have331.86
help331.86
within331.86
problems331.86
with331.86
flit331.86
rural331.86
bring331.86
story331.86
possible331.86
words331.86
shows331.86
hogmanay331.86
shot331.86
hello331.86
dander331.86
across331.86
happen331.86
ploom331.86
hunders331.86
seems331.86
troughs331.86
eleven331.86
himsel331.86
has331.86
hour331.86
waant331.86
petunia331.86
rich331.86
made331.86
while331.86
keepan331.86
inside331.86
nuggets331.86
since331.86
changed331.86
he's331.86
past331.86
english331.86
silly331.86
donaldson331.86
famous331.86
there's331.86
high331.86
watched331.86
noticed331.86
een331.86
enough331.86
oatmeal331.86
mad331.86
doesna331.86
although331.86
cockburn331.86
whisky331.86
noble331.86
caad331.86
formal331.86
neck331.86
finnd331.86
near331.86
gravy331.86
aroond331.86
buy331.86
notice331.86
ivver331.86
each331.86
bed331.86
one331.86
dear331.86
suddenly331.86
muggle331.86
hopan331.86
fell331.86
muggles331.86
bekis331.86
flyan331.86
explain331.86
different331.86
pair331.86
george331.86
years331.86
worst331.86
clicked331.86
glesses331.86
nose331.86
must331.86
neebor331.86
gecked331.86
word331.86
broon331.86
that's331.86
diversity331.86
albus331.86
beuy331.86
whit's331.86
further331.86
welsh331.86
thu331.86
always331.86
€˜the331.86
twenty331.86
meetan331.86
meenit331.86
tried331.86
waal331.86
tabby331.86
bairn331.86
haggises331.86
tremendous331.86
glorious221.24
na221.24
har221.24
october221.24
bide221.24
nane221.24
readan221.24
sight221.24
daean221.24
migrant221.24
dressed221.24
map221.24
imaginan221.24
beneath221.24
hole221.24
drivan221.24
€˜nup221.24
reports221.24
itsel221.24
edge221.24
into221.24
political221.24
jerked221.24
haedna221.24
baby221.24
vast221.24
aunt221.24
work221.24
wisna221.24
watch221.24
waanted221.24
finally221.24
puckle221.24
uncle221.24
april221.24
wondered221.24
chair221.24
missed221.24
sterts221.24
tryan221.24
mention221.24
grunnd221.24
pull221.24
drove221.24
reported221.24
flachteran221.24
easy221.24
milk221.24
sleep221.24
spaekan221.24
faalan221.24
dreid221.24
adoptions221.24
crisp221.24
pat221.24
gairdeen221.24
usual221.24
love221.24
wisno221.24
fish221.24
blame221.24
whitivver221.24
himself221.24
remains221.24
passed221.24
hemisphere221.24
thinkan221.24
thoosand221.24
uneasy221.24
nixt221.24
pulled221.24
picked221.24
grimleens221.24
tak221.24
soonds221.24
eens221.24
gutter221.24
future221.24
snapped221.24
ranger221.24
rumours221.24
fermers221.24
hair221.24
line221.24
disappeared221.24
you-ken-whar221.24
clean221.24
€˜but221.24
industry221.24
impeccable221.24
order221.24
unlikely221.24
wark221.24
quiet221.24
silver221.24
appeared221.24
later221.24
€™r221.24
boran221.24
waitan221.24
plooms221.24
staran221.24
stertan221.24
dry221.24
fixed221.24
least221.24
bean221.24
kweek221.24
€˜aye221.24
hooivver221.24
ferruccio221.24
boots221.24
turned221.24
twelve221.24
accompanied221.24
fairly221.24
pooch221.24
upstairs221.24
pit-ooter221.24
text221.24
nummer221.24
able221.24
concentrate221.24
standan221.24
whole221.24
bull221.24
points221.24
agata221.24
middle221.24
guide221.24
age221.24
sterted221.24
doors221.24
times221.24
realise221.24
sixties221.24
owerheid221.24
sant221.24
strikes221.24
inclusion221.24
€˜me221.24
collectan221.24
€˜you-ken-whar221.24
pattie221.24
selkie221.24
should221.24
true221.24
abundant221.24
chip221.24
geo221.24
sam221.24
granite221.24
clock221.24
excited221.24
whisperan221.24
mither221.24
nearby221.24
job221.24
taks221.24
stop221.24
moustache221.24
thin221.24
amount221.24
lost221.24
may221.24
hugged221.24
usually221.24
cheemo221.24
spurness221.24
hairdly221.24
forward221.24
shop221.24
twice221.24
magnificent221.24
movan221.24
popped221.24
smile221.24
volkswagen221.24
owlder221.24
skraiked221.24
kindo221.24
taen221.24
perfectly221.24
€˜oh221.24
proper221.24
€˜whit221.24
splet221.24
beautiful221.24
stiffly221.24
five221.24
whisper221.24
kens221.24
brechin221.24
viewers221.24
€˜weel221.24
use221.24
jim221.24
reality221.24
expect221.24
frozen221.24
phone221.24
broonie221.24
mood221.24
haen221.24
actan221.24
lambeens221.24
olivebank221.24
tusks221.24
nation221.24
christmas221.24
stronsay221.24
paas221.24
teeth221.24
century221.24
representation221.24
hot221.24
strong221.24
nothing221.24
truth221.24
professional221.24
dram221.24
month221.24
brisknortherly221.24
field221.24
mainstream221.24
accents221.24
many221.24
workers221.24
belt221.24
stew221.24
district221.24
hook221.24
ancient221.24
stones221.24
way221.24
beyond221.24
baelan221.24
plook221.24
maet221.24
had221.24
literary221.24
batter221.24
toe221.24
elsie221.24
absolute221.24
ready221.24
dandered221.24
farm221.24
tree-top221.24
pure221.24
tesco221.24
all221.24
knees221.24
knobbly221.24
eight221.24
colour221.24
pork221.24
sooth221.24
visit221.24
crop221.24
mince221.24
need221.24
advice221.24
supermarket221.24
indeed221.24
face221.24
southern221.24
traditional221.24
hollow221.24
generous221.24
climate221.24
pepper221.24
durkadale221.24
change221.24
cloves221.24
feel221.24
williamson221.24
ane221.24
denser221.24
tells221.24
lighter221.24
hay221.24
mild221.24
company221.24
rare221.24
repeated221.24
flavour221.24
appear221.24
golden221.24
hooses221.24
bonny221.24
nests221.24
clapshot221.24
stories221.24
boulder221.24
bairns221.24
luks221.24
eighties221.24
silage221.24
open221.24
funny221.24
mirror221.24
tractor221.24
show221.24
rock221.24
jaas221.24
takkan221.24
simple221.24
precise221.24
€˜aal221.24
lately221.24
empty221.24
tourists221.24
nooadays221.24
list221.24
top221.24
brakkan221.24
sediment221.24
shortly221.24
lack221.24
whin221.24
someone221.24
harray221.24
asked221.24
sorry221.24
picture221.24
shaetlan221.24
generations221.24
pittan221.24
cleared221.24
just221.24
buddy's221.24
waather221.24
keep221.24
thoo221.24
doot221.24
stoor221.24
thee221.24
feeneeshed221.24
workan221.24
deep-fried221.24
film221.24
writers221.24
springtime221.24
brakkar221.24
thur's221.24
prickles221.24
ball221.24
tongue221.24
nut221.24
miss221.24
orange221.24
log221.24
narrative221.24
never221.24
heids221.24
stood221.24