A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Purves, David

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 9,341
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 2,429
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.846
Tagged as SEA (South East (Borders)) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, an, o, a, ah, in, ma, ti, is, on,

List of texts in corpus

Lallans 73 - Ten Owersettins frae the Chinese
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect, categorised as poetry (726 words)
Lallans 73 - A Whein Auld Chinese Saws
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01 ) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect, categorised as poetry (155 words)
Lallans 67 - Editorial
Lallans Magazine (2005-09-01 ) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect, categorised as newspaper (1,543 words)
Lallans 67 - The Incomparable Li Po (701-762)
Lallans Magazine (2005-09-01 ) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect, categorised as poetry (968 words)
Lallans 59 - Five Poems frae the Chinese o Po Chu-I
Lallans Magazine (2004-09) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect, categorised as poetry (599 words)

Jade Lute
SCOTS Corpus (2003) in Southern (Selkirk) dialect, categorised as poetry (5,350 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the7868414.52
an2542719.19
o2402569.32
a2002141.1
ah1601712.88
in1601712.88
ma1361455.95
ti1271359.6
is92984.91
on92984.91
for85909.97
chinese75802.91
wi71760.09
at68727.97
that65695.86
til62663.74
frae59631.62
it57610.21
-53567.39
but52556.69
me51545.98
ye50535.27
from49524.57
of47503.16
haes43460.34
hae39417.51
this38406.81
bi38406.81
we38406.81
his35374.69
nae34363.99
lyke34363.99
aye34363.99
thay33353.28
he33353.28
aw33353.28
awa31331.87
ir31331.87
nou29310.46
century28299.75
s28299.75
ower28299.75
up28299.75
mair27289.05
whan26278.34
oot24256.93
here23246.23
wul23246.23
scots23246.23
be23246.23
no23246.23
lang23246.23
nicht22235.52
do22235.52
day22235.52
as21224.82
wund21224.82
never20214.11
thair20214.11
ch20214.11
doun20214.11
back20214.11
afore19203.4
hame19203.4
its18192.7
thaim18192.7
end17181.99
auld17181.99
whit17181.99
she17181.99
poems17181.99
ither17181.99
spring17181.99
wad16171.29
wes16171.29
or16171.29
throu16171.29
gin16171.29
see16171.29
po15160.58
muin15160.58
year15160.58
i15160.58
fair15160.58
leid15160.58
man15160.58
nor15160.58
intil15160.58
can14149.88
eftir14149.88
us14149.88
houss14149.88
dae14149.88
wattir14149.88
syne13139.17
aboot13139.17
flouers13139.17
days13139.17
wee13139.17
whyte13139.17
twa13139.17
aince13139.17
oor13139.17
rain13139.17
juist13139.17
fou12128.47
lift12128.47
gress12128.47
inti12128.47
ferr12128.47
him12128.47
inglish12128.47
wyne12128.47
ae12128.47
bens11117.76
abuin11117.76
gloamin11117.76
forenicht11117.76
braw11117.76
lest11117.76
again11117.76
war11117.76
tu11117.76
yett11117.76
them11117.76
li11117.76
hear11117.76
im11117.76
cum11117.76
sae11117.76
sun10107.05
heid10107.05
canna10107.05
lu10107.05
lik10107.05
gae10107.05
haill10107.05
tyme10107.05
tell10107.05
river10107.05
yu10107.05
gaen10107.05
like10107.05
gret10107.05
richt10107.05
haed10107.05
hert10107.05
south10107.05
anither10107.05
ken10107.05
monie996.35
been996.35
clear996.35
leevin996.35
thousan996.35
mornin996.35
cauld996.35
micht996.35
duin996.35
trees996.35
wis996.35
warld996.35
tradeition996.35
yeir996.35
onie996.35
taen996.35
dule996.35
mukkil996.35
hir996.35
new996.35
burds996.35
byde996.35
ceitie885.64
mynd885.64
blyth885.64
fu885.64
gairden885.64
clachan885.64
baith885.64
leafs885.64
kennawha885.64
the'r885.64
tak885.64
whaur885.64
ilka885.64
finnd885.64
better885.64
thir885.64
langsyne885.64
airts774.94
licht774.94
gaed774.94
daith774.94
think774.94
tears774.94
ca774.94
by774.94
dout774.94
foraye774.94
kis774.94
dauner774.94
whyles774.94
even774.94
su774.94
guid774.94
sen774.94
thon774.94
gowden774.94
whyle774.94
snaw774.94
men774.94
fowk774.94
t774.94
and664.23
bed664.23
luiv664.23
lane664.23
whas664.23
grund664.23
wha664.23
ain664.23
denner664.23
fluit664.23
auncient664.23
best664.23
ming664.23
lyfe664.23
aa664.23
cums664.23
mak664.23
door664.23
r664.23
ablo664.23
tint664.23
anent664.23
hou664.23
stour664.23
alang664.23
want664.23
owre664.23
aff664.23
simmer664.23
gaun664.23
lown664.23
thegither664.23
growe664.23
weill664.23
thrang664.23
tent664.23
en664.23
dowie664.23
beild553.53
gaes553.53
blaws553.53
same553.53
wunds553.53
d553.53
brither553.53
swaws553.53
deid553.53
years553.53
siller553.53
yit553.53
the-day553.53
speak553.53
gless553.53
poets553.53
clouds553.53
atwein553.53
een553.53
aerlie553.53
reishil553.53
thare553.53
anaith553.53
uised553.53
flouer553.53
son553.53
chu553.53
horses553.53
ben553.53
tuim553.53
tree553.53
the-nicht553.53
poetrie553.53
musardrie553.53
goave553.53
chü-i553.53
born553.53
naething553.53
pit553.53
steid553.53
lairs553.53
guidwyfe553.53
maun553.53
dawin553.53
ar553.53
win553.53
send442.82
eternitie442.82
waw442.82
to442.82
haunds442.82
claes442.82
first442.82
didna442.82
suin442.82
wyld442.82
altho442.82
chi442.82
wang442.82
mairrit442.82
view442.82
desert442.82
kintrie442.82
kennin442.82
sterns442.82
claucht442.82
endless442.82
mei442.82
yuan442.82
mirk442.82
midnicht442.82
yallae442.82
morn442.82
unco442.82
yao442.82
crescent442.82
ho442.82
deep442.82
boat442.82
poem442.82
lenth442.82
blue442.82
frein442.82
hing442.82
ava442.82
hie442.82
saul442.82
it's442.82
gied442.82
soun442.82
littil442.82
faw442.82
bring442.82
flies442.82
m442.82
leims442.82
shilpit442.82
wey442.82
winnok442.82
pailace442.82
group442.82
seems442.82
burn442.82
social442.82
kythed442.82
macdiarmid442.82
arthur442.82
langir442.82
get442.82
meanin442.82
burrell442.82
aiblins442.82
isna442.82
faur442.82
dinna442.82
dynasty442.82
readin442.82
rice442.82
be-in442.82
ill442.82
haud442.82
bit442.82
ten442.82
peach442.82
myle442.82
bairns442.82
staun442.82
dis442.82
sayed442.82
tea442.82
chaumer442.82
bc442.82
tho442.82
her332.12
muckle332.12
gethers332.12
hauf332.12
meetin332.12
quyne332.12
say332.12
yung332.12
efterhaun332.12
thocht332.12
glesca332.12
glaur332.12
they332.12
dream332.12
pines332.12
blossoms332.12
sum332.12
weel332.12
pree332.12
future332.12
north332.12
five332.12
whein332.12
sicht332.12
cultural332.12
outlin332.12
puils332.12
sauchs332.12
lowe332.12
yin332.12
vairsions332.12
different332.12
wrutten332.12
fain332.12
owresettins332.12
neo-classical332.12
age332.12
toast332.12
lat332.12
lentern332.12
brig332.12
banes332.12
ruif332.12
douce332.12
near332.12
goun332.12
aneuch332.12
sand332.12
gie332.12
dugs332.12
tae332.12
anaw332.12
meat332.12
gether332.12
rins332.12
singil332.12
souch332.12
easin332.12
toun332.12
gang332.12
fresh332.12
craws332.12
ee332.12
luik332.12
air332.12
wast332.12
cloud332.12
road332.12
gairdens332.12
saur332.12
ay332.12
late332.12
petals332.12
rowth332.12
freins332.12
ever332.12
bamboo332.12
lilt332.12
bricht332.12
fills332.12
wheipil332.12
hair332.12
patricia332.12
daein332.12
craigs332.12
cam332.12
time332.12
pairt332.12
l332.12
meet332.12
left332.12
language332.12
thae332.12
feel332.12
hunder332.12
p332.12
leeve332.12
inby332.12
will332.12
begrutten332.12
silk332.12
brainches332.12
yird332.12
haps332.12
face332.12
coorse332.12
strecht332.12
naebodie332.12
smaw332.12
cross-pairty332.12
thertie332.12
come332.12
mulberry332.12
cruppen332.12
murnin332.12
wumman332.12
puir332.12
name332.12
boats332.12
keikin332.12
wurds332.12
blek332.12
present332.12
hat332.12
terrace332.12
float332.12
tang332.12
turnt332.12
dee332.12
bodie332.12
brings332.12
splore332.12
ching332.12
china332.12
hsin332.12
shu332.12
chen332.12
pairtin332.12
sauch332.12
seik332.12
short332.12
lute332.12
rest332.12
sea332.12
caw332.12
airtin332.12
caller332.12
amang332.12
joy332.12
kens332.12
waley332.12
athout332.12
wearie332.12
early332.12
loyang332.12
daws332.12
hieland332.12
chang332.12
leddie332.12
ao332.12
traivlar332.12
wyfe332.12
gey332.12
chou332.12
you332.12
pleisir332.12
sair332.12
thirls221.41
emma221.41
breirdit221.41
flaen221.41
lo221.41
hinner221.41
dew221.41
cled221.41
widdies221.41
brekkin221.41
collection221.41
hearin221.41
hantil221.41
birkenshaw221.41
dernit221.41
wark221.41
airt221.41
parfume221.41
dour221.41
aften221.41
bloom221.41
sells221.41
chirkers221.41
unnerstuid221.41
strang221.41
wantin221.41
rouge221.41
museum221.41
ootby221.41
green221.41
haesna221.41
ferguson221.41
meinister221.41
tertar221.41
sunlicht221.41
pages221.41
seen221.41
renderin221.41
sumbodie221.41
eydent221.41
lair221.41
haen221.41
objects221.41
reik221.41
nichts221.41
stodge221.41
yersels221.41
truibil221.41
back-end221.41
streets221.41
dowf221.41
fauch221.41
purves221.41
chrysants221.41
fower221.41
vext221.41
south-wast221.41
ang221.41
winna221.41
ai221.41
lips221.41
spak221.41
jo221.41
lauch221.41
waukenin221.41
cups221.41
liftin221.41
shortness221.41
guidman221.41
lourd221.41
leim221.41
a'221.41
sayin221.41
saet221.41
naither221.41
poo'er221.41
herts221.41
oors221.41
ploum221.41
growes221.41
silken221.41
nap221.41
div221.41
devaul221.41
feathers221.41
ahint221.41
shift221.41
awthegither221.41
place221.41
whuffs221.41
offers221.41
glents221.41
fullie221.41
plantit221.41
freist221.41
lotus221.41
draps221.41
skails221.41
lanesum221.41
efter221.41
drink221.41
lord221.41
may221.41
easins221.41
rests221.41
i-chi221.41
mynds221.41
important221.41
drukken221.41
brae221.41
issue221.41
lallans221.41
bronze221.41
period221.41
kent221.41
adminiculate221.41
fornent221.41
stauns221.41
pictographic221.41
oniewey221.41
fash221.41
haffets221.41
chu-i221.41
weys221.41
cairt221.41
unnerstaun221.41
stap221.41
thay'r221.41
innin221.41
lauchin221.41
splendid221.41
hings221.41
lanesumness221.41
haar221.41
wauken221.41
open221.41
stertit221.41
tither221.41
smaa221.41
dreip221.41
puckle221.41
gien221.41
tung221.41
poet221.41
maks221.41
pictograms221.41
redd221.41
read221.41
whitever221.41
avaa221.41
experience221.41
whuspers221.41
try221.41
touch221.41
freinship221.41
derk221.41
jouks221.41
script221.41
pick221.41
things221.41
steik221.41
kyths221.41
aerliest221.41
faimlie221.41
reinge221.41
gait221.41
ice221.41
daunert221.41
front221.41
brou221.41
bank221.41
museums221.41
editorial221.41
watch221.41
cairries221.41
ploums221.41
aix221.41
edeition221.41
rihaku221.41
freind221.41
culture221.41
delicat221.41
fawin221.41
hyne221.41
incense221.41
sindert221.41
seekin221.41
fifteen221.41
set221.41
grace221.41
sits221.41
neibor221.41
magazine221.41
likely221.41
mention221.41
aulder221.41
butterflie221.41
caups221.41
girn221.41
faws221.41
waws221.41
cairrie221.41
haurlie221.41
ane221.41
cannie221.41
poetry221.41
monkeys221.41
carcanet221.41
skelp221.41
macdiarmid's221.41
chance221.41
ye'll221.41
damp221.41
fell221.41
dark221.41
holton221.41
dun'221.41
brian221.41
life221.41
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weir221.41
medium221.41
room221.41
tung-p221.41
soud221.41
aff-pit221.41
pang-yen221.41
hirpil221.41
nocht221.41
huang221.41
speaks221.41
timmer221.41
chiao221.41
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waucht221.41
ing221.41
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courtesan221.41
hsi221.41
reid221.41
ligg221.41
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sit221.41
chao221.41
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chaunce221.41
yi221.41
leavin221.41
chrysant221.41
gizz221.41
u221.41
ilk221.41
post221.41
festival221.41
yer221.41
wei221.41
has221.41
blooms221.41
e221.41
pub221.41
hain221.41
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rase221.41
uang221.41
mu221.41
hichts221.41
tuin221.41
kuei221.41
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sensyne221.41
streiks221.41
muinlicht221.41
mairch221.41
chynged221.41
dicht221.41
thousans221.41
ah'l221.41
did221.41
brunt221.41
clasht221.41
ah'm221.41
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sperfilt221.41
auss221.41
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snell221.41
crawin221.41
cocks221.41
nane221.41
mandarin221.41
our221.41
unner221.41
generations221.41
heat221.41
letter221.41
flie221.41
thole221.41
keep221.41
wunter221.41
ayont221.41
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leifs221.41
seistem221.41
souchin221.41
ryse221.41
mither221.41
kuo221.41
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poetic221.41
shuirlie221.41
esps221.41
thertie-thrie221.41
liggs221.41
hauds221.41
braid221.41
kso221.41
jui-shiuan221.41
chairiot221.41
neist221.41
traivel221.41
mertins221.41
cranmer-byng221.41
driftin221.41
auld-farrant221.41
stick221.41
drinkin221.41
pikkil221.41
telt221.41
ferrawa221.41
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leeved221.41
hamecummin221.41
gouns221.41
burns221.41
wesna221.41
draftit221.41
filled221.41
athouten221.41
ad221.41
wu221.41
lave221.41
problem221.41
owersettins221.41
masell221.41
lassie221.41
eneuch221.41
emotional221.41
loun221.41
acre221.41
echt221.41
jade221.41
orphan221.41
ferm221.41
less221.41
belang221.41
ruits221.41
education221.41
parteiklar221.41
syde221.41
community221.41
git221.41
laich221.41
sat221.41
shao221.41
hsun221.41
rowe221.41
ng221.41
hinnerlie221.41
returns221.41