A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

aafil Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.6 7 0 0 144.4 134.2 0 0
Number of occurrences100 0 4 6 0 0
Number of authors0 0 4 3 0 0

Occurrences of aafil in Corpus

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Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
yiff ahaed o wis. Da boat wis aafil peerie fur yun waters, jöst
1 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
hin shö says, 'Kirsten, Ah'm aafil sorry ta hear aboot Davie.' W
1 matches

Lamb, Gregor Lamb’s Tales, (The Orkney Dictionary 2005) Orkney, prose
egs were so peedie thit I got aafil tired and said I couldna walk
1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine An Excerpt From Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Future Fantasy, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Orkney, poetry
lack haert o her silence haes aafil gravity,
1 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
The Stoorworm died in aafil pain, hid's body's hot and bu
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@johnkmitchinson tweeted in Orkney

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland
I'm aafil blyde at the inauguration gae(2021)
a day on me wye hom fae wark, aafil boannie. https://t.co/hThNdau(2021)

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