A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Johnston, Mary

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 1,805
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 620
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.911
Tagged as LAL (General Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - an, e, a, ti, in, o, said, cat, wi, on,

List of texts in corpus

Lallans 82 - Life Spang
Lallans Magazine (2013-07 ) in Doric dialect (DOR), categorised as prose (615 words)
Lallans 83 - Chief wi Een Anither
Lallans Magazine (2013 ) in Doric dialect (DOR), categorised as prose (975 words)
Lallans 73 - Ceilidh
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Central dialect (LAL), categorised as poetry (68 words)
Lallans 73 - Back-Eyn
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Central dialect (LAL), categorised as poetry (147 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per million
an8547,091.41
e7943,767.31
a3720,498.61
ti3519,390.58
in3217,728.53
o2714,958.45
said2312,742.38
cat2111,634.35
wi1910,526.32
on1910,526.32
aa189,972.30
fen179,418.28
he179,418.28
for168,864.27
moose168,864.27
i168,864.27
wis158,310.25
aat147,756.23
ee147,756.23
oot147,756.23
his147,756.23
nae137,202.22
god116,094.18
it116,094.18
up105,540.17
years105,540.17
hae105,540.17
til105,540.17
creesh105,540.17
it's105,540.17
gid105,540.17
the105,540.17
iss105,540.17
as94,986.15
crock94,986.15
aat's94,986.15
is94,986.15
aboot94,986.15
efter94,986.15
fit94,986.15
weel94,986.15
time94,986.15
ey84,432.13
tak84,432.13
me84,432.13
ma84,432.13
hud84,432.13
at84,432.13
answert73,878.12
ower73,878.12
think73,878.12
bairn73,878.12
aff73,878.12
lang73,878.12
name73,878.12
year73,878.12
her73,878.12
hid73,878.12
hame73,878.12
anither73,878.12
i've73,878.12
man73,878.12
him73,878.12
yer63,324.10
syne63,324.10
teen63,324.10
gie63,324.10
cuddie63,324.10
cam63,324.10
mair63,324.10
life63,324.10
awa63,324.10
like63,324.10
thirty63,324.10
gweed63,324.10
fite52,770.08
hoose52,770.08
wye52,770.08
i'll52,770.08
niver52,770.08
be52,770.08
wee52,770.08
frae52,770.08
are52,770.08
lord52,770.08
ye52,770.08
ee'll52,770.08
but52,770.08
jist52,770.08
tyke42,216.07
things42,216.07
winter42,216.07
thocht42,216.07
speered42,216.07
day42,216.07
comes42,216.07
kin42,216.07
ett42,216.07
richt42,216.07
pit42,216.07
oh42,216.07
ilky42,216.07
affa42,216.07
you42,216.07
doon42,216.07
tae42,216.07
sae42,216.07
ging42,216.07
kirk42,216.07
een42,216.07
bit42,216.07
ee're31,662.05
sacrament31,662.05
hinnereyn31,662.05
neuk31,662.05
eence31,662.05
gin31,662.05
ten31,662.05
aye31,662.05
leen31,662.05
neen31,662.05
we31,662.05
us31,662.05
looks31,662.05
eneuch31,662.05
ere31,662.05
dinna31,662.05
canna31,662.05
fair31,662.05
wid31,662.05
he's31,662.05
i'm31,662.05
wisna31,662.05
kis31,662.05
get31,662.05
ithers31,662.05
hoo31,662.05
fine-tasty31,662.05
back-eyn31,662.05
names31,662.05
half-awa31,662.05
didna31,662.05
aa-deen31,662.05
naethin31,662.05
wint31,662.05
we'll31,662.05
neist31,662.05
fleerish21,108.03
fu21,108.03
faa21,108.03
answered21,108.03
she21,108.03
heid21,108.03
yersel21,108.03
kizzen21,108.03
gings21,108.03
tell21,108.03
loon21,108.03
joco21,108.03
livin21,108.03
avaa21,108.03
dee21,108.03
sic21,108.03
seen21,108.03
ither21,108.03
notion21,108.03
wun21,108.03
afore21,108.03
monkey's21,108.03
lerbin21,108.03
fine-tastit21,108.03
fit's21,108.03
first21,108.03
bairns21,108.03
or21,108.03
citie21,108.03
hisel21,108.03
bi21,108.03
deen21,108.03
ere's21,108.03
lat21,108.03
furrit21,108.03
mak21,108.03
dunts21,108.03
kicks21,108.03
peety21,108.03
achteen21,108.03
aroon21,108.03
thon21,108.03
noo21,108.03
mony21,108.03
tap-aff21,108.03
speert21,108.03
eese21,108.03
days21,108.03
world21,108.03
werkin21,108.03
come21,108.03
grimm21,108.03
spang21,108.03
brithers21,108.03
tongue21,108.03
hiv21,108.03
trail21,108.03
ken21,108.03
nicht21,108.03
faister21,108.03
live21,108.03
birls21,108.03
wull21,108.03
gies21,108.03
queer21,108.03
ablo21,108.03
werk21,108.03
monkey21,108.03
daft21,108.03
onythin21,108.03
still21,108.03
lach21,108.03
fowk21,108.03
did21,108.03
twall21,108.03
o't21,108.03
back21,108.03
draps21,108.03
puddle21,108.03
raxes21,108.03
table21,108.03
i'se21,108.03
leaves21,108.03
warran21,108.03
spirk21,108.03
its21,108.03
teeth21,108.03