A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
acht Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.4 5 2.6 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences65 1 0 0 0 0
Number of authors3 2 1

Occurrences of acht in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
'Sae she is,' said Mr Wonka. 'Acht weel, there's no muckle we ca on page 168

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@Historic_Ally @ScotNational Acht, they were baith discouraged (2020) search twitter
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@HurchinHome Acht, it's jist a wee sint smirr, (2020) search twitter


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