A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

accordion Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.9 5 2.3 23.5 0 0 23.4 0
Number of occurrences122 8 0 0 2 0
Number of authors1 3 0 0 1 0

Occurrences of accordion in Corpus

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
he wis left wi a face like an accordion...an her neck wis aa wallopy on page 69

1 matches

Shepherd, Robbie Harknin tae the braw souns, (John Benjamin 2000) Doric, newspaper
i the National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs, and afa wee
The accordion and fiddle clubs aa cam aboot
That laid the foun for accordion an fiddle clubs noo dottit aa
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
aundin in his kilt playin his accordion an leukin the wey he did at t
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
tae the blithe strains o the accordion played bi the character Big J
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
Jock an Edwin whae played the accordion an whan ae young man, hed his
on wi his accordion, an wei ir gittin Reeky ae se
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
ecially when Bert got oot his accordion & I sang a few classics. Bit (2017)
a’yon Scottish songs wee ma accordion in the bar last nicht & free (2020)
few drams then Bert gets his accordion oot n’ we baith start oot we(2020)

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