A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

Intro a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z List of texts Statistics Top200 Search Compare

. .Previous author - Next author
- basic details - dialect comparison - fine grain dialect comparison - chronology -

Horsbroch, Dauvit


Total words by this author in corpus - 26,148
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 3,736
Ratio of total words to unique words - 6.999
Top ten most common words - the, an, o, a, in, is, tae, that, scots, for,
Total number of punctuation marks - 3,037

Punctuation statistics

31 semicolons in total or 1.19 per thousand words 89 colons in total or 3.40 per thousand words 692 apostrophes in total or 26.46 per thousand words 13 quotes in total or 0.50 per thousand words 935 commas in total or 35.76 per thousand words 7 exclamation marks in total or 0.27 per thousand words 40 question marks in total or 1.53 per thousand words 1226 full stops in total or 46.89 per thousand words Horsbroch, Dauvit; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

A gang-roond oor Sun Grid
Scots Language Centre (26-08-2020) in Lallans categorised as blog (8,793 words)

The Embra Greement
Scots Language Centre (15-10-2012) in Lallans categorised as government (2,820 words)

Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars
Scots Language Centre (2015-09-08) in Lallans categorised as government (14,535 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

Horsbroch, Dauvit

Full stops are red; commas are blue;
apostrophes are yellow; quotes are pink;
question marks are green; Exclamation marks are cyan;
semicolons are white; colons are black