A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

aboots Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.9 8 2.3 2.9 72.2 22.4 11.7 13.6
Number of occurrences92 1 2 1 1 2
Number of authors2 1 1 1 1 2

Occurrences of aboots in Corpus

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Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
‘Where aboots ur ye fae anywaiy?’ he sais
1 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
roon. There was naebody near aboots. Ah was houlin Jenny’s han
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
thar aboots, an Yid Nichol o The Haugh te
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney
speeder though. Mibbe no here aboots. Thanks for yin list, a'll ha(2020)

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted in Shetland

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted in Ulster

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