A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

zig Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.1 2.1 12.9 10.6 0 0 0
Number of occurrences103 6 1 0 0 0
Number of authors7 3 3 1

Occurrences of zig in Corpus

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Central

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Central - Renfrew, prose
halter neck tap yi goat oota Zig Zag last Saturday, said Charl on page 23

1 matches

Calder, Bob Lallans 58 - Allmairshall, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Central, prose
it, the envelope flafferin in zig-zag wafts but suin enough asi on page 72

1 matches

@billykayscot tweeted
said Webster, “whiles” an zig zagged awa doon the road http(2020) search twitter

Doric

Hamilton, Roddy Lallans 58 - Cyaard, the Tattie Doodle, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, prose
r, then chasit him, screamin, zig-zagging doon the road.' on page 118

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
wis lang an furly wi zig-zaggy diamonds like a streak
1 matches

@beast_afc tweeted
iwise stings us ana. Time fur Zig and Zag tae tak the broony cr(2020) search twitter
for us is season thuv bin lik zig an zag. https://t.co/kl7G9XOk(2020) search twitter
@lewisferguson7 . Fit ene is zig and Fit ene is Zag https://t.(2020) search twitter
@AberdeenFC Broon could get zig or zag sent aff https://t.co/(2020) search twitter

Orkney

Cormack, Kevin Toonie Void, (Abersee Press 2022) Orkney, poetry
cannibal corpse ye zig-zaggid ower, on page 15

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