A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
ache Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.1 4 5.3 0 10.3 0 13.1
Number of occurrences94 2 0 1 0 2
Number of authors8 4 1 1 2

Occurrences of ache in Corpus

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Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
Ache, I dinnae ken WHIT the stpry on page 6

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
Greek len wirds: ache, anarchist, anchor, Bacchic,
1 matches

@jax6754 tweeted
Ache all over as walked down tae a(2015) search twitter


Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
it ahin ma until ma shooders ache and my back knots up in the s
kind, beating hard wie a dull ache.
2 matches


@helenmoncrieff tweeted
I can actually feel my heart ache just fae thinking aboot havin(2020) search twitter


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
s. It quite maks mae foreheid ache!" on page 115

1 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Mae erms will ache wi' pain, on page 46

1 matches

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