A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

absent Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.3 7 5.7 8.8 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences85 3 0 0 0 0
Number of authors5 2

Occurrences of absent in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
No that me bein absent fae the scene coonted fur any on page 61

1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
tae mysel: ‘A bodie can be absent-mindit, an it taks nae mair n
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
wes absent frae thair skonces. Mirren an
1 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Tasteless, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
wan e' rem wee mini Marathons absent mindedly an' a meenit later A
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Here's the problem wi the trad wife muivement, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
ue tae sae mony faithers bein absent.
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
Bin absent fae tweet thing fer a wee bit(2019)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

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