A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Chalmers, Aimee

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 1,601
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 587
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.727
Tagged as LAL (General Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, ye, yer, was, a, o, tae, i, it, bike,

List of texts in corpus

Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie
Lallans Magazine (2004-09) in Central (Fife) dialect (SEC), categorised as prose (1,343 words)

Lallans 58 - twa poems
Lallans Magazine (2001-03-01 ) in Central dialect (LAL), categorised as poetry (258 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per million
the8854,965.65
ye8251,217.99
yer4930,605.87
was3924,359.78
a3823,735.17
o2817,489.07
tae2515,615.24
i2012,492.19
it1811,242.97
bike169,993.75
wuid169,993.75
but169,993.75
for159,369.14
an159,369.14
that138,119.93
he138,119.93
ae138,119.93
ruth127,495.32
his116,870.71
billy116,870.71
be116,870.71
wye116,870.71
judges116,870.71
in116,870.71
had106,246.10
aff106,246.10
up106,246.10
and106,246.10
juist106,246.10
on106,246.10
s95,621.49
at84,996.88
nae84,996.88
d84,996.88
there84,996.88
you84,996.88
bunter74,372.27
wee74,372.27
mind63,747.66
get63,747.66
awa63,747.66
thocht63,747.66
wi63,747.66
went63,747.66
rinnin63,747.66
doon63,747.66
if63,747.66
her63,747.66
like63,747.66
back53,123.05
cuid53,123.05
they53,123.05
yersell53,123.05
ane53,123.05
river53,123.05
mither53,123.05
she53,123.05
ower53,123.05
guid53,123.05
me42,498.44
terrace42,498.44
sae42,498.44
oot42,498.44
wuidnae42,498.44
closie42,498.44
him42,498.44
knees42,498.44
wasnae42,498.44
coat42,498.44
gae42,498.44
as42,498.44
hae42,498.44
cam42,498.44
kirk42,498.44
richt42,498.44
ahent42,498.44
then42,498.44
got42,498.44
time42,498.44
my42,498.44
second31,873.83
never31,873.83
whit31,873.83
fowk31,873.83
see31,873.83
said31,873.83
cundie31,873.83
hurt31,873.83
sand31,873.83
yon31,873.83
claes31,873.83
first31,873.83
leviticus31,873.83
becomin31,873.83
joshua31,873.83
deuteronomy31,873.83
esther31,873.83
go31,873.83
bikes31,873.83
bonnie31,873.83
haud31,873.83
sais31,873.83
cellar31,873.83
thae31,873.83
let31,873.83
exodus31,873.83
genesis31,873.83
ee31,873.83
wey31,873.83
numbers31,873.83
braw31,873.83
windae31,873.83
oan31,873.83
bell31,873.83
will31,873.83
ken31,873.83
weet31,873.83
keep31,873.83
til31,873.83
faither31,873.83
haunds31,873.83
eneuch31,873.83
roond31,873.83
far31,873.83
twa31,873.83
aw31,873.83
sunday31,873.83
heid31,873.83
turnt31,873.83
ready31,873.83
stood31,873.83
by31,873.83
meenit31,873.83
whan31,873.83
feet31,873.83
gey31,873.83
syne21,249.22
weel21,249.22
three21,249.22
shottie21,249.22
young21,249.22
days21,249.22
mirror21,249.22
return21,249.22
bad21,249.22
thou21,249.22
lift21,249.22
didnae21,249.22
wirds21,249.22
loose21,249.22
dae21,249.22
smile21,249.22
tak21,249.22
not21,249.22
toon21,249.22
licht21,249.22
thegither21,249.22
aa21,249.22
likit21,249.22
aye21,249.22
nor21,249.22
whiles21,249.22
queer21,249.22
bard21,249.22
elements21,249.22
stoppit21,249.22
held21,249.22
agin21,249.22
to21,249.22
thee21,249.22
rain21,249.22
quick21,249.22
same21,249.22
cuidnae21,249.22
fud21,249.22
gaun21,249.22
stanes21,249.22
god21,249.22
made21,249.22
face21,249.22
show21,249.22
even21,249.22
ma21,249.22
couldnae21,249.22
stick21,249.22
watchit21,249.22
thy21,249.22
deek21,249.22
people21,249.22
fair21,249.22
scuffed21,249.22
put21,249.22
crib21,249.22
alang21,249.22
ll21,249.22
greet21,249.22
corner21,249.22
intae21,249.22
een21,249.22
howders21,249.22
just21,249.22
front21,249.22
sea21,249.22
browden21,249.22
big21,249.22
them21,249.22
shuin21,249.22
fell21,249.22
frae21,249.22
busy21,249.22
legs21,249.22
troth21,249.22
dam21,249.22