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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
acts Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words14.1 16.9 15.8 0 20.6 0 0
Number of occurrences2517 6 0 2 0 0
Number of authors18 12 5 1

Occurrences of acts in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
otland's maist popular singin acts - the Corries. They were sey on page 69
raicent Sunday Times airticle acts as if this is aw a great scan on page 123

2 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
but ei acts so cool, on page 45

1 matches

McFarlane, Ishbel Time tae mairch oot o oor climate comfort zones, (The National 2019) Lallans, newspaper
affices aw ower the warld, in acts o non-violent cívil disobedi
1 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
she needed onything, but she acts as if ah'm no even there.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
. Ah’ve witnessed countless acts ay violence borne fae the ign
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
I haed decreed anaw that the acts o his pairlament shuid be wru
1 matches

Donati, Colin Universal Declaration o Human Richts, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Lallans, government
ichts hes resultit in barbour acts that
petent national tribunals for acts
nonpolitical crimes or o acts contrair til the purposes and
3 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
ony new acts.
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can be brocht in throu Acts o Pairlament, comprehendin ru
3 matches

McClurg, Fernando Review: O is for Hoolet, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
s. McFarlane, wha screived an acts i this play, taks the audienc
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
Cultural acts is ane wey tae chynge society
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ertion that "one of the first acts of the Parliament's Cross Par
1 matches

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
caley n niddrie star r class acts likes as ee ken (2020) twitter link


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
r's pickit oot o the aadience acts es a host body fir the spirit on page 58

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
hearkens tae fit A'm sayin an acts accoordinly is a bittie lik e on page 15
ill ma an hears fit A say, an acts upo it, A'll lat ye see fit h on page 90

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Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
er years ago an’ then some. Acts of Union. Sale o’ the centu
1 matches

Lawrie, Alistair Caw, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2020) Doric - Stonehaven, prose
t – wan o thae fuckers that acts like the world owes him a liv
1 matches

@cligeey tweeted
arlotte was one o the support acts affa good ina(2020) search twitter


Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
Acts 2 on page 17
Acts 9:1-22 on page 159

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