A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
abide Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.4 2 5.3 0 0 11.3 6.5
Number of occurrences62 2 0 0 1 1
Number of authors6 2 2 1 1

Occurrences of abide in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
wir abide-in. on page 42

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@DavidJWood2 tweeted
@tramowl Cannae abide them Neil. 400yrs out of date(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
owe The Lord's my Shepherd an Abide with me afore the undertaker on page 76

1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
on the bus, she jist couldna abide her ain hoose now. But still
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
d th Duchess; "Ah ne'er could abide figures!" An wi that she ster on page 59

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@the_gellick tweeted
ae thole ony ruler wha disnae abide by the contract: gie them a q (2015) twitter link