A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
achin Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.4 4 0 0 0 0 13.1
Number of occurrences64 0 0 0 0 2
Number of authors4 3 1

Occurrences of achin in Corpus

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
the piece-bag oan yer achin shooders, ye widnae get ony m on page 105

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McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Wi’ achin’ joints an’ shoogled bane
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@Chazzbat tweeted
Feelin gey puirly the day. Achin jynts an muscles, intense fat(2020) search twitter
at Ace's profile an noo Ah'm achin fer a cat. Fuck allergies, an(2020) search twitter


Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Bot achin heid wud aye be got. on page 17
Bended back, an muscles achin. on page 30

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