A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

keeping Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words18.7 18.7 10.9 0 14.3 58.3 20.5
Number of occurrences3017 4 0 1 5 3
Number of authors22 10 4 1 4 3

Occurrences of keeping in Corpus

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Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
es. Naw tae fracking. Aye tae keeping wir public services public, b
1 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
t it noo, the very process ay keeping the gairden as close tae her
Hardly in keeping wae Tindal’s vision for the
2 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
’s the plan. My priority is keeping everyone at Enfield Sanitary
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
nner quid and banned him frae keeping animals for ten year, it wis
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
lum Kirkcaldy wis grantit the keeping o the castle o Embra bi the L
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
he hint leg o a grumphie, and keeping jerk-jerkin him back, you can
1 matches

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
ople to stay home essentially keeping people prisoner but these fan(2020) search twitter

@jax6754 tweeted
@JeffBrazier @CloserOnline Keeping goals achievable and obtainab(2015) search twitter

@DABArbuckle tweeted
@STVNews Willie's jist keeping that seat warm for somebody w(2020) search twitter
@brawday He's keeping his eye oan us(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
in a fantastic job just now n keeping going regardless - n each n (2020) twitter link
by now what the script is - keeping the teams in the dark like th (2021) twitter link
reath of fresh air by sean - keeping every one up to date and now (2021) twitter link
nts for the one person and am keeping the last account open in the (2020) twitter link
any thanx to the people who r keeping me up 2 date by pms about the (2020) twitter link
and 1 other occurrences.


Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
Of course I have been keeping my usual notes about the with
1 matches

@DoricPhrases tweeted
ome rare Aberdeenshire sun an keeping the girss doon! https://t.co/(2016) search twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted
'rona gaan aboot. Hope abdys keeping fine(2021) search twitter

@JamesAmcvean tweeted
@fidelmacook Hope yer keeping fine Fidelma x(2020) search twitter


Walterson, Barbara Da Trow o’ Fogla Skerry, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
gain, but instead sometin wis keeping me wide awak and it wisna da
1 matches


Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Keeping Souter 'Oan the Buses'! on page 211

1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
photo tae Yid Nichol, fur his keeping. Ay, Tammy’s hoose wis juis
fock keeping ae periodic ey on ‘um. Efte
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@cammyrudkin tweeted
hisholmIain @feesho he wuni b keeping up wi play ti si it chegs #ne(2012) search twitter

@officialAliRed tweeted
wee character! I hope you're keeping well and active ??(2020) search twitter


@Angelinekking tweeted
ment of excitement instead of keeping it under wraps for a proper P(2020) search twitter

@HurchinHome tweeted
Guid tae hear yer daein weel! Keeping busy owre here! Definitely tr(2020) search twitter

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted
ta @Zippo an @SgothanGeal fur keeping me wairm tha day as ah chek t (2021) twitter link