A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

a'd Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words29.7 17 24.1 8.8 0 0 35.1 122.8
Number of occurrences4521 3 0 0 3 18
Number of authors7 2 2 6

Occurrences of a'd in Corpus

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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
But A'd rether wak on page 47

1 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
in hae fins oot wha A am! But A'd better tak him haes fan an gl on page 34
"Well, A'd harly finisht the furst verse on page 72
"A'd rather naw," the Cat remarkt. on page 85
"If A'd bin the whittin," said Alice, on page 102
"A'd rather finish mae tay," said on page 114

6 matches

Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
hing bit pig-heiditness. Ach, A'd hae a go masel, bit A'm no in on page 89

1 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
An afore lang A'd got owre. on page 19

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
A'd niver tracked a creature doon on page 46
Fae A'd gat loost apon tha hill on page 47
an ir this nicht A'd na gane oot. on page 49

4 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
ause A''ve faun ee siller att A'd tint'? E same wye, there's jo on page 107

1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
nae ken aboot me an the pairt A'd taen. Then he apologised tae
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
In sic a case A'd say we shouldna ettle at gaun
in what funny they spak. Ance A'd gotten tae ken the Hawick dia
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
olissman haedna been aboot an A'd gotten thare aerlier.
In the mornin A'd stachert up the toun an sat d
place wis thrang, juist like A'd thocht, but this time A gangs
the table. Buy a cappuccinae A'd be peyin for tae drink the ve
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
re a necessary investment, an A'd fair luve tae see mair siller
e classroom. A'm aw for that. A'd also like tae see a relaxed c
2 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
A niver thocht A'd hae tae gan,
A'd gie a wee bit tae tha kirk;
It’s no masel A'd dae it fur -
A'd tell ye in a wurd,
A thocht A'd dae tha dacent thing,
5 matches

Gibson, Darren Cannae Thole Ye!, (lowcountrylad.blogspot.com/ 2014) Ulster - Ards, blog
s. Hoo ir ye daein? This week A'd laik tae taak tae ye aboot yi
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ed lines the likes o 'A thoat A'd sheared aa the sheep' an 'A c
1 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Tasteless, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
ent a flung in its direction. A'd loast ma vice.
it wis a quarter past ten an' A'd bin expectin' it.
fur a wee walk, jist tae say A'd been ower ri step. A usually
hame an' A hud tae check rit A'd lit ri oven. Even whin A open
in, tatties an' parsnips so's A'd huv rum ready aboot ri same t
7 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
A’ think A'd go insane.
1 matches

The Westender Loupin Salmon, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
here, (which was the same day a'd been at The Cauld), there see
1 matches

Niven, Liz The New Mannie, (Canongate 2003) Southern, poetry
A'd've hid ma ain wean if only A
A'd get a joab if A could bit A c
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@d_anderson878 tweeted in Doric
Me neither, bit A'd raither it oan a kilt nor oan(2020)

@IshbelMcF tweeted in Lallans

@johnstone_shane tweeted in Lallans

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