A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

accents Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.2 11 11.4 0 108.3 22.4 0 0
Number of occurrences1410 0 3 1 0 0
Number of authors8 0 2 1 0 0

Occurrences of accents in Corpus

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Eagle, Andy Lallans 59 - Stravaigin the Wab, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
awky an enterteenin 'Scottish accents'. Here ye can jyne wi the war on page 54

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
in their wey thru Fife. Their accents markit them oot as strangers on page 26

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Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
Proclaimer's singin wi Scots accents. It soondit wrang. They warna
wis. Awbody speakin wi Scots accents. Uisin Scots words. Aye, they
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Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
cceptability o ‘Northern’ accents within mainstream broadcastin
aal too often hiv tae ape the accents and language o anither cultur
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Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
ere’ in Scottish an English accents - we cringe awa fae whin we
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Giles, Harry Josephine The future of Scots, (https://www.opendemocracy.net/ 2015) Orkney, prose
ekers wi Niddrie or Sighthill accents an wirds, an whit leid polici
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
disnae juist hae braid Scots accents, but moves easily atween stau
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Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
berdeenshire an braid Deeside accents melled wi the mair mainstream
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@jack_capener tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
Jodie Comer's talent fer accents is incredible. She's utterly (2020)

@fairpechtoot tweeted in Lallans

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