A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Hershaw, William

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 1,286
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 652
Ratio of total words to unique words - 1.972
Tagged as ORK (Orkney) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, and, tae, o, a, in, they, their, wolves, by,

List of texts in corpus

The Retour O The Grey Airmy
Bella Caledonia (2016-Mar-11 ) in Lallans dialect, categorised as blog (1,141 words)

Seivin Verses for GMB
Scottish Poetry Library (01-01-2015 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as poetry (145 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the866687.4
and443421.46
tae362799.38
o352721.62
a302332.81
in241866.25
they161244.17
their131010.89
wolves131010.89
by131010.89
be12933.13
wi11855.37
€™s10777.6
this10777.6
on10777.6
is9699.84
aa8622.08
are8622.08
like7544.32
€™re7544.32
tory7544.32
micht7544.32
gin7544.32
oot6466.56
that6466.56
up6466.56
aboot6466.56
but6466.56
no6466.56
them6466.56
for6466.56
an6466.56
hae5388.8
tories5388.8
we5388.8
nae4311.04
ye4311.04
i4311.04
elk4311.04
his4311.04
at4311.04
aroond4311.04
whaur4311.04
though4311.04
muckle4311.04
it4311.04
whit4311.04
blae4311.04
wrocht4311.04
has4311.04
even4311.04
€™ll4311.04
perk4311.04
guid4311.04
as4311.04
since3233.28
theirsels3233.28
craturs3233.28
population3233.28
gien3233.28
dams3233.28
water3233.28
scotland3233.28
aye3233.28
had3233.28
dae3233.28
days3233.28
there3233.28
ower3233.28
sae3233.28
place3233.28
yellaestane3233.28
mair3233.28
willow3233.28
pairty3233.28
thrang3233.28
intil3233.28
scottish3233.28
doun3233.28
raxin2155.52
nou2155.52
whase2155.52
species2155.52
juist2155.52
tak2155.52
ging2155.52
eco2155.52
bruckle2155.52
thonder2155.52
oor2155.52
system2155.52
dinnae2155.52
bide2155.52
fae2155.52
richt2155.52
oorsels2155.52
efter2155.52
fowk2155.52
abuin2155.52
word2155.52
faur2155.52
five2155.52
or2155.52
sic2155.52
airt2155.52
its2155.52
retour2155.52
tell2155.52
beaver2155.52
grey2155.52
young2155.52
sat2155.52
ane2155.52
maun2155.52
airmy2155.52
€2155.52
beavers2155.52
provide2155.52
have2155.52
heeze2155.52
been2155.52
aince2155.52
ruid2155.52
yet2155.52
sense2155.52
elks2155.52
whiles2155.52
gaun2155.52
ablaw2155.52
hame2155.52
places2155.52
waled2155.52
were2155.52
means2155.52
scotia2155.52
me2155.52
weill2155.52
afore2155.52
thir2155.52
gadgies2155.52
polietical2155.52
ootcome2155.52
thocht2155.52
€“2155.52
less2155.52
likely2155.52
til2155.52
our2155.52