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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
activities Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words22.5 30.8 10.6 0 30.9 0 13.1
Number of occurrences4031 4 0 3 0 2
Number of authors16 10 3 2 1

Occurrences of activities in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
ed wi the widespread cultural activities at the Vigil; ithers like Dou on page 107

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
tribal location fer a range o activities, this suggests that fowk hae on page 13
mbined wi an affy lot o tther activities thrown in, includin drinkin a on page 30
uised across a haill range o activities, domestic an industrial. The on page 36

3 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
daein any work cause it's the Activities Week. on page 161

1 matches

Donati, Colin Scots A Statement o Principles, (Scots Parliament 2003 ISBN: 978-1-899920-02-1) Lallans, government
irryin oot their professional activities, sic as ... warks o reference on page 22

1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
services, the media, cultural activities an
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth The killin fields!, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
scheme tae pit a stap tae sic activities. Her wirds hae pit the wind u
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
cheme, offerin’ aw’ these activities tae pupils, nominated by thei
1 matches

Crawford, Ross Awa in a Dwam, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
ens, she’d added a few mair activities tae her nichtly repertoire. S
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
s whit wey encouraging social activities is made aa the mair important
1 matches

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
nesman for the County and his activities in his online byre till the c(2020) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
... the lairnin activities oan 'Wandering Willie’s tale (2021) twitter link
orksheets wi recently updatit activities, suitable fir CfE... an FREE! (2021) twitter link
or links an ideas fir lairnin activities yaisin #Scots here: https://t (2020) twitter link
featurin the texts an lairnin activities: https://t.co/sJKJtMaZXz http (2020) twitter link
s in #Scots? An there lairnin activities tae: https://t.co/a1GtgIZYbp (2020) twitter link
and 13 other occurrences.


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ve hotel with a wide range of activities and amenities. Treat yourself on page 6
"Ess een says, 'Interests and activities' ." on page 54

2 matches

Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
ia daesnae lack in interestin activities tae keep ye occupied. Wi less on page 3

1 matches

Elphinstone Institute Aiberdeenshire Cooncil – Scots Leid Guidelines, (Aberdeenshire Council 2017) Doric, government
environmental wark, developin activities for role play an plan Doric e
1 matches


@Julie_Dennison tweeted
formin alibis fir yir holiday activities isna normal behaviour ?? (2021) twitter link

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
en o wir Nature Prescriptions activities - such a gentle and mindful (2020) search twitter
milies - stuck for ideas for activities in da school holidays? Well -(2014) search twitter


Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
ethin o Sam Mary Anne's ither activities, proclivities or lifestyle ch on page 45
whiskey tae. These wus baith activities weel knowed all aboot oor cou on page 46

2 matches

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