A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Dempster, Michael

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 4,447
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 959
Ratio of total words to unique words - 4.637
Tagged as LAL (General Lallans) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, an, a, tae, o, it, in, ye, writin, thit,

List of texts in corpus

DIGNITY
Scots Language Centre (2021-06-01 ) in Lallans dialect, categorised as poetry (4,447 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the1944362.49
an1844137.62
a1533440.52
tae1423193.16
o1072406.12
it992226.22
in721619.07
ye671506.63
writin631416.69
thit611371.71
wey571281.76
fir551236.79
language521169.33
wis451011.92
aw451011.92
as44989.43
scots41921.97
wi41921.97
that41921.97
fowk40899.48
english33742.07
whit32719.59
fae31697.1
their29652.13
juist29652.13
ain29652.13
it's28629.64
write28629.64
aboot27607.15
we26584.66
wir26584.66
they26584.66
on24539.69
talk24539.69
doon24539.69
kin22494.72
daein21472.23
there21472.23
mair21472.23
ma21472.23
or20449.74
is20449.74
wirds20449.74
no20449.74
thaim19427.25
oot18404.77
speakers18404.77
hou18404.77
them18404.77
ye'r17382.28
but17382.28
a'd16359.79
yer15337.31
see15337.31
hings15337.31
wan15337.31
lik15337.31
some14314.82
-14314.82
uise14314.82
richt14314.82
sae13292.33
at13292.33
dae13292.33
say13292.33
ither12269.84
masel12269.84
mibbie12269.84
stertit12269.84
same12269.84
then12269.84
readin11247.36
aye11247.36
throu11247.36
be11247.36
wans10224.87
wee10224.87
wirk10224.87
this10224.87
auld9202.38
talkin9202.38
disnae9202.38
afore9202.38
faur9202.38
were9202.38
yersel9202.38
intae9202.38
time9202.38
cuid9202.38
bit9202.38
me9202.38
pit8179.9
wance8179.9
read8179.9
got8179.9
wrote8179.9
uisin8179.9
ithers8179.9
pairt8179.9
if8179.9
nae8179.9
get8179.9
anither8179.9
talked7157.41
unnerstaun7157.41
up7157.41
been7157.41
lairnt7157.41
buiks7157.41
that's7157.41
whan7157.41
maist7157.41
want7157.41
ken7157.41
lairn7157.41
different7157.41
even7157.41
grammar7157.41
luik7157.41
literacy6134.92
wantit6134.92
wid6134.92
they're6134.92
efter6134.92
pittin6134.92
languages6134.92
wird6134.92
cannae6134.92
haed6134.92
latin6134.92
bits6134.92
wantin6134.92
are5112.44
here5112.44
thit's5112.44
cam5112.44
spellin5112.44
hiv5112.44
guid5112.44
mairks5112.44
spoken5112.44
ye'd5112.44
when5112.44
ye'v5112.44
luikin5112.44
stert5112.44
yit5112.44
wirkin5112.44
giein5112.44
went5112.44
spellins5112.44
vocabulary5112.44
vernacular5112.44
taen5112.44
us5112.44
like5112.44
somehin5112.44
sangs5112.44
thae5112.44
noo5112.44
writin's5112.44
by5112.44
communicatin5112.44
weys5112.44
tak5112.44
bein5112.44
knawledge5112.44
wisnae5112.44
for5112.44
aften5112.44
aff489.95
literature489.95
sing489.95
sae's489.95
stick489.95
writing489.95
wrang489.95
dialects489.95
normal489.95
ainly489.95
keep489.95
tho489.95
fun489.95
memory489.95
nummers489.95
yins489.95
caipture489.95
we'v489.95
spikkers489.95
better489.95
hit's489.95
dinnae489.95
weil489.95
mind489.95
wheen489.95
need489.95
day489.95
stuff489.95
mak489.95
theirsels367.46
expression367.46
maistly367.46
whaur367.46
first367.46
singers367.46
awey367.46
drap367.46
ower367.46
ask367.46
century367.46
proper367.46
exactly367.46
literate367.46
to367.46
opinions367.46
forret367.46
exceptions367.46
actual367.46
we'r367.46
properly367.46
come367.46
soonds367.46
process367.46
eneuch367.46
hunners367.46
bother367.46
year367.46
haud367.46
oniehin367.46
translate367.46
acause367.46
features367.46
faimily367.46
pals367.46
thon367.46
listen367.46
expressive367.46
design367.46
dignity367.46
bad367.46
tellin367.46
culture367.46
sumb'dy367.46
pitten367.46
fin367.46
either367.46
translatit367.46
care367.46
every367.46
new367.46
sorts367.46
codification367.46
lairnin367.46
french367.46
alphabet367.46
hing367.46
ur367.46
dis367.46
gie367.46
athoot367.46
centuries367.46
comics367.46
expectations367.46
record367.46
public244.97
monie244.97
common244.97
heid244.97
raelised244.97
raelly244.97
mistakes244.97
writers244.97
lot244.97
duin244.97
load244.97
bi244.97
hale244.97
its244.97
showin244.97
explainin244.97
stories244.97
basically244.97
tryin244.97
experience244.97
effective244.97
pleys244.97
ay244.97
ye've244.97
skills244.97
comes244.97
staunnart244.97
urnae244.97
unnerlyin244.97
uised244.97
oor244.97
gien244.97
onie244.97
dictionaries244.97
someb'dy244.97
they'd244.97
actors244.97
seein244.97
translation244.97
lang244.97
conventions244.97
decidin244.97
ne'er244.97
sees244.97
we've244.97
they'v244.97
skill244.97
tried244.97
feart244.97
tool244.97
easy244.97
spoke244.97
essays244.97
haunnle244.97
documents244.97
abstraction244.97
convincin244.97
suits244.97
communication244.97
sayin244.97
writer244.97
across244.97
growin244.97
later244.97
these244.97
creative244.97
haun244.97
few244.97
fowerteent244.97
psychology244.97
means244.97
codified244.97
a'll244.97
hunner244.97
ahin244.97
than244.97
daud244.97
express244.97
quite244.97
cut244.97
study244.97
written244.97
rael244.97
whilst244.97
stull244.97
avoid244.97
wirsels244.97
so's244.97
haunfae244.97
variations244.97
list244.97
single244.97
thegither244.97
thoosans244.97
settlin244.97
simple244.97
available244.97
accent244.97
believe244.97
value244.97
everyday244.97
t244.97
pincil244.97
scientific244.97
studyin244.97
based244.97
full244.97
haes244.97
idea244.97
raelise244.97
pynt244.97
they've244.97
nearhaun244.97
names244.97
jist244.97
how244.97
somethin244.97
soond244.97
thocht244.97
appropriate244.97
story244.97
hauf244.97
heard244.97
lairning244.97
haein244.97
hear244.97
won't244.97
travel244.97
ye're244.97
classical244.97
naen244.97
wad244.97
big244.97
rock244.97
self244.97
wurnae244.97
sense244.97
makkin244.97
else244.97
hink244.97
mean244.97
evolved244.97
generation244.97
freeze244.97
really244.97
recordin244.97
hae244.97
gied244.97
engine244.97
a'm244.97
didnae244.97
cuidnae244.97
paper244.97
adays244.97
clessroom244.97
kept244.97
iz244.97
make244.97
people244.97
letters244.97
twinty244.97
not244.97
ought244.97
fair244.97
name244.97
best244.97
phrases244.97
stertin244.97
challenges244.97
aginst244.97
representin244.97
a'v244.97