A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

aald Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words20.5 12 0 11.8 36.1 470 58.5 0
Number of occurrences310 4 1 21 5 0
Number of authors 3 1 6 2

Occurrences of aald in Corpus

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Jamieson, Robert Alan Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
Da tell's lang-telt a'foo da aald fokk on page 13

1 matches

Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
ed da draig, afore I heard da aald man shoutin fae da wheelhoose
r's a lad here ta see dee. Da aald man luikit at da boy an dan l
2 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
ö wad a been aboot nine year aald da first time I saa her. Her
face, an I saa dat nine year aald again. We herdly spak aa da r
an toosled me hair. 'Weel du aald bastard, is du gaein ta help
3 matches

De Luca, Christine Dodie's Phenomenal Pheesic, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, weans
nies is fine, kindly, obligin aald weemen, but no Dodie's Granny
FLOOERS O NEEPS. Hit stank o aald cheese. In hit gud.
t shö wis certainly a clerty aald wife. ‘Sae shö’d better
elf. ‘Maybe hit’ll mak da aald bird sing,’ he said, an in
. He scoopit hit aa oot wi an aald spön an plunkit hit inta da
5 matches

De Luca, Christine Soondscapes, (Shetland For Wirds 2015) Shetland, poetry
a aald organ nönin, a hushie hubbel
1 matches

Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
k, look ta da bairns, keep da aald eens plaised, an wait. An aa
weeks, every wan at wis able, aald an young, an at lang last hit
hat is du, boy? Thirteen year aald, an skipperin a boat, an me w
3 matches

Jamieson, Robert Alan Frisk Waatir Troot, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
Siks jieir aald
1 matches

Johnstone, Ian Tuney Loon's low doon, (The Fraserburgh Herald 2000) Doric, newspaper
at youth culture bombards the aald bodies day efter day.
oist the spectre o a six year aald skweel pupil shooting daid, t
2 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Tae veesit her aald-Mither
The aald wife cam a-rinnin
Tib Logie steyed up the aald dyke side,
3 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
The wey the aald ballad said we should hae.
We cared nocht fir aald sangs, nor histories.
2 matches

Williamson, Christie Da windirs o technology, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Shetland - Yell, poetry
Good aald Rock, hit is
1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine The future of Scots, (https://www.opendemocracy.net/ 2015) Orkney, prose
rammatical firms intae a nyow aald leid, wirds pangit wi anxieti
1 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Kieran an Aidan, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
thin byordinar in aat. E same aald say, Kieran sayin Aidan wis m
1 matches

Robertson, Gary A Wee Dundee Xmas Poem, (Lidl 2020) Doric, poetry
raoke, furst up... Oh no! Itz aald auntie Joy
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@shaetlan_rose tweeted in Shetland
, onywye. But dirs a fair few aald bodies I'm spak wi wha says '(2020)
@Hjetlandi I'm enjoyed aald an new eens, brally happy tae(2020)
lanell 'de lang language o de aald rock' ??(2020)

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