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Johnston, Barbara

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 4,470
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,666
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.683
Tagged as ORK (Orkney) dialect.
Top ten most common words - the, a, an, tae, i, me, in, fur, o, hid,

List of texts in corpus

Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums
Orkney Voices (2021-11-17 ) in Orkney dialect, categorised as poetry (4,470 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
the3537897.09
a1353020.13
an1302908.28
tae1252796.42
i912035.79
me761700.22
in671498.88
fur651454.14
o641431.77
hid591319.91
on481073.83
is38850.11
wis31693.51
wae29648.77
bit27604.03
no26581.66
aal26581.66
oot24536.91
thir24536.91
they23514.54
be21469.8
wir21469.8
up21469.8
then20447.43
fae19425.06
at19425.06
doon18402.68
you18402.68
that17380.31
wid16357.94
and15335.57
back15335.57
hid's15335.57
ahm14313.2
when14313.2
whut14313.2
mak13290.83
thir's13290.83
night13290.83
tak12268.46
his12268.46
keep12268.46
peedie11246.09
wan10223.71
so10223.71
been10223.71
will10223.71
haer10223.71
granny10223.71
ower9201.34
light9201.34
hae9201.34
whaur9201.34
like9201.34
see9201.34
thee9201.34
taegither9201.34
berns9201.34
good9201.34
faer8178.97
end8178.97
black8178.97
them8178.97
shae8178.97
he8178.97
noo8178.97
off8178.97
aer8178.97
this8178.97
ur8178.97
intae8178.97
day8178.97
aboot7156.6
cloot7156.6
sock7156.6
cut7156.6
white7156.6
bae7156.6
roond7156.6
long7156.6
right7156.6
what7156.6
strimmer7156.6
still7156.6
mr7156.6
more7156.6
three6134.23
dance6134.23
bern6134.23
oan6134.23
floor6134.23
new6134.23
wish6134.23
if6134.23
lukkan6134.23
last6134.23
hey6134.23
cumman6134.23
reed6134.23
weeds6134.23
set5111.86
bed5111.86
need5111.86
gae5111.86
till5111.86
home5111.86
don't5111.86
pat5111.86
thim5111.86
gaan5111.86
time5111.86
mind5111.86
full5111.86
thoo5111.86
hoose5111.86
cot5111.86
left5111.86
soond5111.86
door5111.86
too5111.86
minny5111.86
nixt5111.86
haerd5111.86
love5111.86
steps5111.86
blue5111.86
dae5111.86
along5111.86
yur5111.86
sit5111.86
even489.49
ould489.49
lukks489.49
sky489.49
path489.49
watter489.49
man489.49
shore489.49
ma-an489.49
ferly489.49
hole489.49
wisna489.49
come489.49
hand489.49
could489.49
coorse489.49
lost489.49
prood489.49
sum489.49
aroond489.49
some489.49
growan489.49
green489.49
standan489.49
gerdeen489.49
ken489.49
gress489.49
afore489.49
flames489.49
socks489.49
rest489.49
quiet489.49
inside489.49
table489.49
dad489.49
sand489.49
better489.49
waey489.49
toon489.49
washeen489.49
efter489.49
happy489.49
we367.11
again367.11
morn367.11
above367.11
whut's367.11
smock367.11
lukk367.11
stand367.11
sent367.11
fund367.11
young367.11
orange367.11
best367.11
twa367.11
dark367.11
five367.11
cum367.11
peony367.11
eye367.11
aar367.11
mine367.11
orkney367.11
rosie367.11
wife367.11
near367.11
felt367.11
done367.11
two367.11
find367.11
there367.11
shaal367.11
neem367.11
frock367.11
he'll367.11
dinner367.11
purple367.11
kinna367.11
hair367.11
chist367.11
freends367.11
broon367.11
glance367.11
ahll367.11
lay367.11
mither367.11
checked367.11
thowt367.11
start367.11
spraed367.11
by367.11
go367.11
smile367.11
hiv367.11
turn367.11
gaes367.11
git367.11
cool367.11
pail367.11
didna367.11
yoke367.11
life367.11
field367.11
geed367.11
waak367.11
gittan367.11
away367.11
bright367.11
wind367.11
thoor367.11
fine367.11
here367.11
dry367.11
faces367.11
belt367.11
land367.11
front367.11
waet367.11
waetan367.11
ithers367.11
taste367.11
bonny367.11
inny367.11
head367.11
roosty367.11
waakan367.11
burn367.11
wave367.11
edge367.11
pow367.11
of367.11
tank244.74
haens244.74
lone244.74
fancy244.74
anither244.74
agen244.74
sight244.74
ditch244.74
tight244.74
tied244.74
shed244.74
flashes244.74
line244.74
geen244.74
gravy244.74
below244.74
yellow244.74
tidal244.74
canada244.74
hingan244.74
norton244.74
motorbikes244.74
gled244.74
sittan244.74
saed244.74
track244.74
stubble244.74
caer244.74
rolls244.74
liked244.74
collar244.74
safe244.74
peaceable244.74
than244.74
lift244.74
waal244.74
secks244.74
drum244.74
mother244.74
apologies244.74
around244.74
tea244.74
help244.74
ah'il244.74
stagger244.74
caal244.74
relief244.74
wans244.74
collie244.74
johnny's244.74
faerther244.74
stone244.74
cowld244.74
sweet244.74
christmas244.74
slower244.74
duff244.74
sometimes244.74
watched244.74
though244.74
west244.74
siller244.74
that's244.74
daean244.74
haed244.74
stove244.74
wa244.74
breest244.74
book244.74
nearly244.74
little244.74
did244.74
hate244.74
pit244.74
clean244.74
pot244.74
wires244.74
run244.74
knit244.74
saet244.74
needan244.74
leave244.74
alone244.74
dirty244.74
fermers244.74
bottle244.74
read244.74
wad244.74
neep244.74
her244.74
aalwis244.74
aet244.74
breakfist244.74
patch244.74
him244.74
feeneesh244.74
lamp244.74
mum244.74
kin244.74
dishes244.74
story244.74
weel244.74
caaled244.74
breeks244.74
rope244.74
piles244.74
fower244.74
soon244.74
window244.74
side244.74
oo244.74
only244.74
shapes244.74
widden244.74
lights244.74
sore244.74
fingers244.74
got244.74
atween244.74
thoo'll244.74
starts244.74
trim244.74
adventure244.74
hoo244.74
ears244.74
soft244.74
spot244.74
worsid244.74
burst244.74
apaece244.74
awaey244.74
perty244.74
bye244.74
pleased244.74
creepie244.74
step244.74
apert244.74
less244.74
haean244.74
scene244.74
sun244.74
claes244.74
final244.74
made244.74
river244.74
innywaey244.74
care244.74
photos244.74
fokk244.74
awey244.74
they'll244.74
brig244.74
granda244.74
loch244.74
spaekan244.74
cream244.74
traet244.74
smooth244.74
men244.74
north244.74
plate244.74
voices244.74
haet244.74
box244.74
corner244.74
wettan244.74
tracks244.74
late244.74
first244.74
version244.74
ready244.74
shiny244.74
he's244.74
graow244.74
lowse244.74
abandon244.74
runs244.74
skin244.74
pulled244.74
across244.74
enough244.74
must244.74
gently244.74
flyan244.74
trees244.74
high244.74
length244.74
gutter244.74
blyde244.74
misseen244.74
blaze244.74
haedan244.74
do244.74
reach244.74
might244.74
through244.74
grund244.74
finally244.74
while244.74
low244.74
notheen244.74
ivrybuddy244.74
times244.74
wae'll244.74
saa244.74
glow244.74
roof244.74
colours244.74
twisted244.74
needed244.74
piece244.74
hids244.74
plenty244.74
sure244.74
cross244.74
mark244.74
fire244.74
lacy244.74