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Meikle, William

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 1,558
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 476
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.273
Top ten most common words - ye, ah, tae, that, -, the, a, me, wis, it,

List of texts in corpus

Overheard in a Cemetery
ABCTales.com (2021-03-26 ) in Lallans (Ayrshire) dialect, categorised as prose (1,558 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
ye734685.49
ah724621.31
tae452888.32
that432759.95
-382439.02
the372374.84
a332118.1
me322053.92
wis311989.73
it231476.25
in191219.51
but171091.14
ma171091.14
o'161026.96
jist15962.77
be15962.77
and14898.59
an'13834.4
a'13834.4
dae13834.4
when13834.4
were12770.22
ken12770.22
no'11706.03
aboot11706.03
hae11706.03
never11706.03
did10641.85
like10641.85
as10641.85
whit10641.85
mind9577.66
man9577.66
we9577.66
wi'9577.66
day9577.66
jessie9577.66
noo9577.66
there8513.48
too8513.48
at8513.48
for8513.48
wee8513.48
he7449.29
time7449.29
even6385.11
micht6385.11
see6385.11
this6385.11
auld6385.11
think6385.11
said6385.11
always6385.11
wish5320.92
his5320.92
yer5320.92
oor5320.92
him5320.92
here5320.92
on5320.92
could5320.92
thegither5320.92
used5320.92
ah've5320.92
would5320.92
oot5320.92
them5320.92
been5320.92
had5320.92
us4256.74
if4256.74
ither4256.74
didnae4256.74
afore4256.74
why4256.74
last4256.74
then4256.74
she4256.74
get4256.74
wan4256.74
guid4256.74
no4256.74
i4256.74
they4256.74
so4256.74
got4256.74
up4256.74
ah'm4256.74
by4256.74
it's4256.74
look4256.74
much4256.74
again3192.55
weans3192.55
must3192.55
wance3192.55
thinkin'3192.55
mornin'3192.55
talk3192.55
noo'3192.55
twa3192.55
dinnae3192.55
telt3192.55
maist3192.55
way3192.55
aye3192.55
left3192.55
folk3192.55
onybody3192.55
gettin'3192.55
that's3192.55
come3192.55
fine3192.55
wedding3192.55
many3192.55
sae3192.55
let3192.55
only3192.55
really3192.55
ah'd3192.55
have3192.55
weel3192.55
faur3192.55
remember3192.55
mair3192.55
first3192.55
mither2128.37
happy2128.37
ah'll2128.37
every2128.37
better2128.37
ony2128.37
things2128.37
should2128.37
sich2128.37
woman2128.37
hit2128.37
problem2128.37
say2128.37
back2128.37
week2128.37
een2128.37
richt2128.37
hear2128.37
disnae2128.37
toon2128.37
rain2128.37
mean2128.37
bother2128.37
made2128.37
than2128.37
voice2128.37
talked2128.37
getting2128.37
because2128.37
lads2128.37
roon2128.37
how2128.37
word2128.37
john2128.37
suit2128.37
bad2128.37
miss2128.37
bed2128.37
big2128.37
fur2128.37
days2128.37
onyway2128.37
faither2128.37
yours2128.37
boy2128.37
gie2128.37
happened2128.37
jimmy2128.37
aroon2128.37
married2128.37
tried2128.37
maybe2128.37
he's2128.37
years2128.37
can2128.37
sittin'2128.37
after2128.37
bothered2128.37
quite2128.37
suppose2128.37
bit2128.37
whether2128.37
promised2128.37
or2128.37
nicht2128.37
went2128.37
hope2128.37
don't2128.37
are2128.37