A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

abstain Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.9 4 5.7 2.9 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences65 1 0 0 0 0
Number of authors3 1 0 0 0 0

Occurrences of abstain in Corpus

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Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
n hoo they voted; an did they abstain; or did they record their dis on page 8

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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DaibhidhABEB tweeted in Lallans

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
law decreeing that MPs cannae abstain fae voting. They're paid tae (2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

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