A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ab Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words15.8 15 9.2 26.4 0 89.5 35.1 0
Number of occurrences248 9 0 4 3 0
Number of authors6 3 4 2

Occurrences of ab in Corpus

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
t it the stibble oan is chin "Ab s'pose... it's fit wi are, fa on page 9

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
always reads her horoscope so ab know a wee bit aboot them. Ch on page 104
lene, ah said tae Laura Kyle. Ab think she's sick in the heid on page 146

2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
at you're nae famous. Ye ken, Ab think ye're mebbe jist jealou on page 37
rtie smiled it the loons. "An Ab widna like te disappynt ye." on page 39
d oot a bit faaled up paper. "Ab fun ess aneth a draar in yer on page 94

3 matches

Mundair, Raman Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
abön da white kirn o da sea on page 11

1 matches

Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
i dee!’ says Ald Jeems just abön his braeth. ‘Wi ony luck
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
Féðer o us á, bydin Abün,
1 matches

Graham, Laurence Flans Frae Da Haaf, (Shetland For Wirds 2000) Shetland, poetry
Oh Loard abön, hadd Dy grit haand
1 matches

Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
On a day Ab can mind ivinoo.
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
e sterted gie cannily: “But Ab dinnae get eet. Where did the
Ab can tell ee mair than that, i
2 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
Sir Weelum Kirkcaldy (ab.1520-1573) belanged a landit
John Nicoll (ab.1590-1667) lived throu thir d
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
e kythed oot the mince atween AB's lugs.
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric
ist hiv been pyed by you too. Ab'dy else, agrees wi i wife. BU(2019)
lts waichtin by i fire. Nicht ab'dy! https://t.co/e0GxzqHUd0(2019)

@_DawnLeslie tweeted in Doric

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

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