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Use in varieties of Scots

ack Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words17.2 8 10.3 11.8 0 0 11.7 81.8
Number of occurrences269 4 0 0 1 12
Number of authors5 1 1 1

Occurrences of ack in Corpus

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
s tae fit A'm sayin bit disna ack upo it is lik a feel att bigg on page 15
Bit he att hearkens an disna ack accordinly is lik e chiel att on page 90
them att hear e wird o God an ack upo't." on page 93
hiz, bi fa's aathority div ye ack lik iss, fa gied ye the richt on page 113

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Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
ems an sangs; the'r hale five-ack plays an short scrieves, as w
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ad daur tae say is a bumbazin ack. On tap o that, it's been owe
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
s the 1872 Scottis Eddication Ack, an A weird thit Scotland wui
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McClurg, Fernando Tae see oorsels as we see ithers, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
d scrappin o the Human Richts Ack, the tither the adoption o a
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Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
t. In 2015, takkin the simple ack o leavin the hoose or invitin
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Shakespeare’s Hamlet Ack 3, Sc 1
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
'm gonna be there the morrow! Ack awricht a wis there the day t(2014)
@samandmarktv Ack No in ma eyes! Nothin can bea(2015)
@TheMattEvers Ack well! Hae a guid tour an mayb(2014)

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted in Ulster
@HurchinHome @fairfaaye Ack, I was up at The Big Smoke th(2020)
e from Belshaft uses it too. 'ack, yull scud yoursel!'. Also 's(2020)
@Heavenlyink @SgothanGeal Ack, canny help meself ??????(2020)
@cee4cat Ack, I scudded mesel, he wouldn't (2020) twitter link
@raiphsays ack Raiph, a gye happy 'belated' (2021) twitter link

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