A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Clark, Margaret


Total words by this author in corpus - 14
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 14
Ratio of total words to unique words - 1
Top ten most common words - o, reminder, da, boannie, recently, days, peerie, a, dreich, dis,

Word frequency analysis

For these graphs we normalise the words used by the author to occurrences per million, and we calculate a similar normalised number of occurrences for the same word in each dialect. The author's norm is plotted against each dialect's norm in each graph.
If the dots line up with the diagonal line then the author is using words found in that dialect in about the typical frequency expected.
If the dots are below the dotted line, then the author's words are not found in the dialect as often as expected.
If the dots are along the y-axis, the words are not found in that dialect.
To save memory only the most frequent 200 words of the author's work are plotted.

Central
o 714 author per 10,000 190 dialect per 10,000 reminder 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 da 714 author per 10,000 4 dialect per 10,000 boannie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 recently 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 days 714 author per 10,000 5 dialect per 10,000 peerie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 a 714 author per 10,000 263 dialect per 10,000 dreich 714 author per 10,000 1 dialect per 10,000 dis 714 author per 10,000 1 dialect per 10,000 and 714 author per 10,000 107 dialect per 10,000 miserable 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 day 714 author per 10,000 14 dialect per 10,000 on 714 author per 10,000 55 dialect per 10,000
Doric
o 714 author per 10,000 181 dialect per 10,000 reminder 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 da 714 author per 10,000 3 dialect per 10,000 boannie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 recently 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 days 714 author per 10,000 5 dialect per 10,000 peerie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 a 714 author per 10,000 300 dialect per 10,000 dreich 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 dis 714 author per 10,000 7 dialect per 10,000 and 714 author per 10,000 43 dialect per 10,000 miserable 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 day 714 author per 10,000 28 dialect per 10,000 on 714 author per 10,000 67 dialect per 10,000
Shetland
o 714 author per 10,000 177 dialect per 10,000 reminder 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 da 714 author per 10,000 545 dialect per 10,000 boannie 714 author per 10,000 3 dialect per 10,000 recently 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 days 714 author per 10,000 3 dialect per 10,000 peerie 714 author per 10,000 28 dialect per 10,000 a 714 author per 10,000 280 dialect per 10,000 dreich 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 dis 714 author per 10,000 53 dialect per 10,000 and 714 author per 10,000 15 dialect per 10,000 miserable 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 day 714 author per 10,000 18 dialect per 10,000 on 714 author per 10,000 52 dialect per 10,000
Orkney
o 714 author per 10,000 199 dialect per 10,000 reminder 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 da 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 boannie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 recently 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 days 714 author per 10,000 5 dialect per 10,000 peerie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 a 714 author per 10,000 296 dialect per 10,000 dreich 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 dis 714 author per 10,000 1 dialect per 10,000 and 714 author per 10,000 191 dialect per 10,000 miserable 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 day 714 author per 10,000 21 dialect per 10,000 on 714 author per 10,000 73 dialect per 10,000
Southern
o 714 author per 10,000 212 dialect per 10,000 reminder 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 da 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 boannie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 recently 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 days 714 author per 10,000 7 dialect per 10,000 peerie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 a 714 author per 10,000 222 dialect per 10,000 dreich 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 dis 714 author per 10,000 2 dialect per 10,000 and 714 author per 10,000 15 dialect per 10,000 miserable 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 day 714 author per 10,000 16 dialect per 10,000 on 714 author per 10,000 56 dialect per 10,000
Ulster
o 714 author per 10,000 210 dialect per 10,000 reminder 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 da 714 author per 10,000 1 dialect per 10,000 boannie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 recently 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 days 714 author per 10,000 5 dialect per 10,000 peerie 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 a 714 author per 10,000 284 dialect per 10,000 dreich 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 dis 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 and 714 author per 10,000 10 dialect per 10,000 miserable 714 author per 10,000 0 dialect per 10,000 day 714 author per 10,000 15 dialect per 10,000 on 714 author per 10,000 54 dialect per 10,000