A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Hodgart, John

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 2,764
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 917
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.014
Tagged as WCE (West Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, o, in, a, an, tae, that, scottish, it, scots,

List of texts in corpus

Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit
The National (2021-March-15 ) in Lallans (North Ayrshire) dialect, categorised as newspaper (1,285 words)

A Catalogue o Sair Neglect
Bella Calledonia (2016-08-18 ) in Lallans (North Ayrshire) dialect, categorised as blog (1,479 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the1615824.89
o893219.97
in792858.18
a742677.28
an722604.92
tae662387.84
that451628.08
scottish431555.72
it371338.64
scots311121.56
language301085.38
but301085.38
or27976.85
for26940.67
as25904.49
oor24868.31
wis24868.31
by22795.95
hae20723.59
aboot19687.41
on19687.41
€™s18651.23
is17615.05
be14506.51
of14506.51
ain13470.33
we13470.33
aw13470.33
culture13470.33
still12434.15
wi12434.15
some11397.97
mair11397.97
this11397.97
gey11397.97
literature10361.79
been10361.79
cultural10361.79
scotland10361.79
curriculum10361.79
at10361.79
ane10361.79
noo10361.79
and10361.79
i10361.79
their9325.62
€“9325.62
€9325.62
mony9325.62
has9325.62
teachers9325.62
even8289.44
maist8289.44
owre8289.44
support8289.44
asls8289.44
up8289.44
years8289.44
ma7253.26
group7253.26
are7253.26
linguistic7253.26
should7253.26
jist7253.26
act6217.08
oot6217.08
they6217.08
€™6217.08
were6217.08
alan6217.08
no6217.08
few6217.08
its6217.08
nae6217.08
education6217.08
ither6217.08
teachin6217.08
report6217.08
material5180.9
text5180.9
did5180.9
first5180.9
wha5180.9
ony5180.9
especially5180.9
mibbie5180.9
us5180.9
ignorance5180.9
doot5180.9
often5180.9
had5180.9
resources5180.9
late5180.9
lit5180.9
fae5180.9
ye5180.9
land5180.9
weans5180.9
there5180.9
gaelic5180.9
past5180.9
generation4144.72
national4144.72
studies4144.72
languages4144.72
volumes4144.72
year4144.72
to4144.72
macgillivray4144.72
time4144.72
whit4144.72
government4144.72
wid4144.72
buin4144.72
probably4144.72
guid4144.72
texts4144.72
awa4144.72
progress4144.72
day4144.72
every4144.72
yet4144.72
key4144.72
english4144.72
includit3108.54
responsible3108.54
sccc3108.54
mither3108.54
robertson3108.54
review3108.54
set3108.54
educational3108.54
jordanhill3108.54
heritage3108.54
such3108.54
needs3108.54
northern3108.54
positive3108.54
helpin3108.54
tung3108.54
same3108.54
members3108.54
coursework3108.54
essay3108.54
bein3108.54
literary3108.54
chaired3108.54
documents3108.54
produced3108.54
uni3108.54
project3108.54
notes3108.54
suirly3108.54
sort3108.54
licht3108.54
spite3108.54
mak3108.54
available3108.54
real3108.54
wee3108.54
higher3108.54
€œthe3108.54
back3108.54
said3108.54
tho3108.54
fact3108.54
implementit3108.54
print3108.54
cringe3108.54
school3108.54
€™ve3108.54
supportit3108.54
history3108.54
pit3108.54
deficit3108.54
when3108.54
country3108.54
places3108.54
never3108.54
yaise3108.54
see3108.54
case3108.54
john3108.54
committee3108.54
provide3108.54
like3108.54
richt3108.54
workin3108.54
conferences272.36
hunner272.36
twa-three272.36
great272.36
produce272.36
hmi272.36
alison272.36
book272.36
robbie272.36
st272.36
james272.36
opened272.36
gien272.36
would272.36
causes272.36
ruitit272.36
create272.36
sometimes272.36
war272.36
wrasslin272.36
whaur272.36
bring272.36
career272.36
respectit272.36
member272.36
published272.36
teacher272.36
study272.36
yer272.36
s272.36
system272.36
very272.36
ironically272.36
college272.36
original272.36
douglas272.36
central272.36
secondary272.36
neglect272.36
measure272.36
recent272.36
wisnae272.36
new272.36
status272.36
uissfu272.36
gaun272.36
plan272.36
legal272.36
forgotten272.36
sadly272.36
twa272.36
countries272.36
world272.36
stert272.36
ireland272.36
units272.36
which272.36
them272.36
later272.36
things272.36
revised272.36
independent272.36
really272.36
folios272.36
if272.36
etc272.36
only272.36
faur272.36
than272.36
werenae272.36
eichties272.36
however272.36
younger272.36
across272.36
scotlit272.36
keen272.36
three272.36
glesca272.36
ayrshire272.36
huge272.36
level272.36
lang272.36
kist272.36
anes272.36
ed272.36
efter272.36
teaching272.36
corbett272.36
supplied272.36
depairtment272.36
fecht272.36
appeared272.36
€˜young272.36
publication272.36
gifford272.36
shamefu272.36
help272.36
cannae272.36
iona272.36
crucial272.36
naethin272.36
play272.36
read272.36
ignorant272.36
herald272.36
€¦272.36
classroom272.36
success272.36
will272.36
least272.36
folk272.36
seem272.36
schuils272.36
furrit272.36
mcconnell272.36
jack272.36
discrimination272.36
removal272.36
apologetic272.36
mysterious272.36
alang272.36
dominies272.36
compulsory272.36
form272.36
apparently272.36
measures272.36
reduce272.36
workload272.36
young272.36
politeecians272.36
learn272.36
intendit272.36
hauds272.36
fail272.36
somethin272.36
bit272.36
confidence272.36
recognises272.36
development272.36
hasnae272.36
dictionaries272.36
build272.36
range272.36
purposes272.36
mixture272.36
our272.36
baith272.36
while272.36
need272.36
fundin272.36
afore272.36
withoot272.36
snobbery272.36
prejudice272.36