A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Kurtoglu, Wulf

Lexicon overlap between author and dialects

This is how much the author's top 200 most frequently used words overlaps with each major dialects top 200 words
An overlap of more than 50% is a pretty good match. Because of the nature of the top 200 words, almost no-one has an overlap of more than 70%, they'd have to be writing about a really broad range of things, like body parts, working, playing, thinking, governance, and so on.
On average Scots writers overlap with English by about 27%, so this is perhaps an indication on where on the Scots - Scottish English spectrum a writer's lexicon lies.

Dialect groupoverlap
Central62.0%
Doric57.5%
Ulster46.0%
Shetland49.0%
Orkney50.0%
Southern53.0%
English38.0%

Fine-grain dialect

DialectoverlapDescription
ORK50.0%Orkney
SHD49.0%Shetland
TON0.0%Tonge
NNB40.0%North Northern B (Caithness)
NNA11.0%North Northern A (Black Isle)
MNA59.5%Mid Northern A
MNB44.5%Mid Northern B
SNO50.0%South Northern
DUN49.5%Dundee
ABN61.0%Aberdeen
DOR50.5%General Northern
NEC56.0%North East Central
SEC59.0%(South) East Central
WCE53.0%West Central
EDN63.0%Edinburgh
GLA50.0%Glasgow
AYR54.5%Ayrshire
LAL61.5%General Central
SEA48.0%South East (Borders)
SWE57.5%South West (Galloway)
SOU0.0%General Southern
DUL4.0%Donegal (East Donegal)
WUL37.0%West Ulster (Letterkenny / L'Derry)
CUL39.5%Coleraine Ulster (North Antrim)
BUL38.0%Ballymena Ulster (Mid Antrim)
SUL24.0%South Antrim (Between Sixmilewater and Belfast)
BEL0.0%Eastern Ulster (Belfast)
PUL48.5%Peninsular Ulster (Ards)
EUL42.0%East Antrim (Larne)
GUL31.0%General Ulster
SYN40.5%Synthetic (no region)