A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Strachan, Shane

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 8,106
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,983
Ratio of total words to unique words - 4.088
Tagged as ABN (Aberdeen) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, i, and, a, ma, s, tae, o, it, she,

List of texts in corpus

Northwords Now 43 - Shane Strachan
northwordsnow.co.uk (2022-06-01 ) in Doric dialect (DOR), categorised as poetry (197 words)
Dinnae Mak Me Laugh
Scots Hoose (2021 ) in Central dialect (LAL), categorised as weans (158 words)
Hoast
Scots Hoose (2020 May) in Doric dialect (ABN), categorised as prose (3,742 words)

The Itchy Coo Book o Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales in Scots - An Eggs-traordinar Egg
Itchy Coo (2020-09-24 ) in Doric (Aberdeen) dialect (ABN), categorised as weans (949 words)
Standing Stone
northwordsnow.co.uk (2016-07-23) in Doric dialect (ABN), categorised as prose (3,060 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per million
the44955,391.07
i25431,334.81
and20425,166.54
a18622,945.97
ma14217,517.89
s13516,654.33
tae12915,914.14
o12014,803.85
it9411,596.35
she9311,472.98
that9011,102.89
in8810,856.16
on8810,856.16
up8510,486.06
her8410,362.69
he819,992.60
wis718,758.94
to668,142.12
for668,142.12
oot607,401.92
grunny577,031.83
at506,168.27
as496,044.91
ye485,921.54
this475,798.17
but435,304.71
back425,181.35
his415,057.98
is415,057.98
doon394,811.25
be394,811.25
wi374,564.52
fit364,441.15
nae344,194.42
like334,071.06
fae323,947.69
they313,824.33
aa303,700.96
there273,330.87
so263,207.50
een253,084.14
day253,084.14
him253,084.14
you253,084.14
fan232,837.40
yer222,714.04
we222,714.04
say222,714.04
me222,714.04
can222,714.04
ll212,590.67
aboot202,467.31
through202,467.31
then202,467.31
wie202,467.31
them202,467.31
my202,467.31
m192,343.94
ve192,343.94
aff192,343.94
if192,343.94
or182,220.58
time182,220.58
deukie182,220.58
noo182,220.58
deuk182,220.58
get182,220.58
of182,220.58
afore182,220.58
hoose172,097.21
wye172,097.21
had172,097.21
orra172,097.21
awa161,973.85
phone161,973.85
heid161,973.85
their161,973.85
been161,973.85
da161,973.85
wee151,850.48
has151,850.48
says151,850.48
dinna151,850.48
summin141,727.12
were141,727.12
jist141,727.12
see141,727.12
intae141,727.12
andrew141,727.12
some141,727.12
think131,603.75
have131,603.75
last131,603.75
here131,603.75
far131,603.75
disna131,603.75
by131,603.75
d131,603.75
ower131,603.75
got131,603.75
us121,480.38
land121,480.38
an121,480.38
look121,480.38
dee121,480.38
still121,480.38
could111,357.02
bonnie111,357.02
every111,357.02
face111,357.02
will111,357.02
aifter111,357.02
hae101,233.65
came101,233.65
helicopter101,233.65
enough101,233.65
room101,233.65
one101,233.65
into101,233.65
was101,233.65
come101,233.65
are101,233.65
said101,233.65
left101,233.65
r101,233.65
lang101,233.65
seen101,233.65
hear101,233.65
sure101,233.65
being91,110.29
ben91,110.29
mair91,110.29
owre91,110.29
fash91,110.29
made91,110.29
high91,110.29
april91,110.29
mither91,110.29
didna91,110.29
re91,110.29
folk91,110.29
rest8986.92
did8986.92
even8986.92
never8986.92
egg8986.92
t8986.92
man8986.92
weel8986.92
days8986.92
only8986.92
faither8986.92
go8986.92
fish8986.92
caul8986.92
stuck8986.92
place8986.92
front8986.92
starts8986.92
masel8986.92
eggs8986.92
while8986.92
would8986.92
your8986.92
than8986.92
grun8986.92
though8986.92
fine7863.56
affa7863.56
cam7863.56
hoast7863.56
ken7863.56
oor7863.56
muckle7863.56
lobby7863.56
ever7863.56
much7863.56
until7863.56
quaicked7863.56
just7863.56
sea7863.56
really7863.56
aul7863.56
ither7863.56
wisna7863.56
officer7863.56
went6740.19
ay6740.19
rope6740.19
bit6740.19
anither6740.19
do6740.19
company6740.19
hard6740.19
wifie6740.19
kitchen6740.19
hame6740.19
ahin6740.19
half6740.19
loch6740.19
fair6740.19
inside6740.19
something6740.19
across6740.19
past6740.19
och6740.19
life6740.19
mak6740.19
end6740.19
livin6740.19
tap6740.19
steen6740.19
side6740.19
sight6740.19
ugly6740.19
feel6740.19
abeen5616.83
few5616.83
mind5616.83
night5616.83
loon5616.83
thocht5616.83
help5616.83
eence5616.83
road5616.83
toolbox5616.83
deuks5616.83
looks5616.83
winter5616.83
ladder5616.83
trees5616.83
hill5616.83
richt5616.83
put5616.83
thoucht5616.83
same5616.83
because5616.83
noise5616.83
buchan5616.83
should5616.83
must5616.83
couldna5616.83
gan5616.83
new5616.83
whatsapp5616.83
mam5616.83
better5616.83
kirk5616.83
lie5616.83
live5616.83
two5616.83
roon5616.83
onything5616.83
god5616.83
again5616.83
okay5616.83
catchin5616.83
press5616.83
door5616.83
daily5616.83
full5616.83
finally5616.83
year5616.83
used5616.83
next5616.83
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glaikit5616.83
canna5616.83
took5616.83
oh4493.46
himsel4493.46
pals4493.46
grey4493.46
that's4493.46
first4493.46
clear4493.46
bad4493.46
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screen4493.46
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broth4493.46
data4493.46
too4493.46
use4493.46
pull4493.46
winna4493.46
yes4493.46
wind4493.46
little4493.46
jamie4493.46
telt4493.46
fever4493.46
onto4493.46
feet4493.46
watter4493.46
winda4493.46
years4493.46
itsel4493.46
sleep4493.46
black4493.46
bedroom4493.46
mr4493.46
kinda4493.46
hale4493.46
no4493.46
mornin4493.46
i'm4493.46
right4493.46
looked4493.46
sorry4493.46
worse4493.46
best4493.46
hid4493.46
started4493.46
tv4493.46
ask4493.46
guid4493.46
thin4493.46
three4493.46
syne4493.46
swaans4493.46
crack4493.46
exchange4493.46
ony4493.46
its4493.46
mattress4493.46
stop4493.46
grows4493.46
words4493.46
bed4493.46
heard4493.46
seat4493.46
near4493.46
miss4493.46
yvonne4493.46
ran4493.46
least4493.46
bid4493.46
maist4493.46
reid4493.46
broch4493.46
table4493.46
wish4493.46
hen4493.46
hoo4493.46
yet4493.46
story3370.10
does3370.10
towards3370.10
seems3370.10
fleer3370.10
fa3370.10
nithing3370.10
well3370.10
tellin3370.10
wik3370.10
gweed3370.10
money3370.10
neist3370.10
probably3370.10
ticht3370.10
watch3370.10
else3370.10
ice3370.10
aaready3370.10
happent3370.10
couple3370.10
manage3370.10
video3370.10
gettin3370.10
waatch3370.10
pass3370.10
twa3370.10
catch3370.10
breath3370.10
sat3370.10
bittie3370.10
places3370.10
pick3370.10
big3370.10
thole3370.10
sit3370.10
open3370.10
good3370.10
know3370.10
tell3370.10
mintie3370.10
spik3370.10
toon3370.10
nivver3370.10
young3370.10
listen3370.10
backie3370.10
sicht3370.10
now3370.10
why3370.10
aroon3370.10
saa3370.10
completely3370.10
sun3370.10
more3370.10
body3370.10
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dydie3370.10
earth3370.10
swaan3370.10
leave3370.10
withoot3370.10
baith3370.10
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gie3370.10
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winds3370.10
he'd3370.10
mormond3370.10
bide3370.10
loons3370.10
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ging3370.10
service3370.10
cat3370.10
he's3370.10
lot3370.10
box3370.10
air3370.10
bar3370.10
against3370.10
sometimes3370.10
sent3370.10
kind3370.10
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falsers3370.10
somewye3370.10
file3370.10
shouts3370.10
upstairs3370.10
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feathers3370.10
times3370.10
sand3370.10
asked3370.10
raither3370.10
gings3370.10
kilts3370.10
aye3370.10
tellt3370.10
world3370.10
granny3370.10
taks3370.10
picked3370.10
biylt3370.10
brakfist3370.10
comin3370.10
marless3370.10
trying3370.10
treated3370.10
coorse3370.10
ee3370.10
aathing3370.10
spinning2246.73
kens2246.73
thug2246.73
means2246.73
fields2246.73
winces2246.73
battered2246.73
lavvie2246.73
beach2246.73
abandoned2246.73
branches2246.73
sands2246.73
gale2246.73
apparently2246.73
flees2246.73
coast2246.73
fault2246.73
spikkin2246.73
worried2246.73
kennin2246.73
clype2246.73
ye'r2246.73
wyte2246.73
rinse2246.73
pain2246.73
quite2246.73
don2246.73
further2246.73
easy2246.73
send2246.73
force2246.73
double2246.73
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clythes2246.73
somehoo2246.73
ache2246.73
sunday2246.73
energy2246.73
either2246.73
snaa2246.73
cord2246.73
realised2246.73
chuck2246.73
nana2246.73
trudge2246.73
playing2246.73
grains2246.73
usually2246.73
naethin2246.73
meat2246.73
shops2246.73
lee2246.73
raspy2246.73
treasure2246.73
hair2246.73
morning2246.73
out2246.73
minute2246.73
especially2246.73
floods2246.73
turns2246.73
with2246.73
fitiver2246.73
mine2246.73
stares2246.73
babyseat2246.73
strike2246.73
belangt2246.73
sky2246.73
how2246.73
am2246.73
gave2246.73
wednesday2246.73
step2246.73
way2246.73
chain2246.73
moo2246.73
state2246.73
moon2246.73
might2246.73
likely2246.73
jerusalem2246.73
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