A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ad Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words54.5 27 50.1 29.4 0 156.6 46.8 122.8
Number of occurrences8344 10 0 7 4 18
Number of authors11 8 0 3 3 2

Occurrences of ad in Corpus

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
Ronnie jabbit a fingir it an ad it the fit o the page. "Ah, m on page 51

1 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Tha thrissle Ad lain ablow yestreen on page 20

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
ae Herod, the' tuk anither róad bak hame. on page 2
An dïnnae róad iz ïntae temptation, on page 6
tha gate an braid ïs tha róad that leads tae destruction, a on page 8
h; !°tak nae baag fer tha réad, ner spare claes, ner shune n on page 9
An whan the' cudnae fin a róad ïn acause o aa tha thrang, t on page 78
Also on pages 87, 88, 94, 96, 97, 101, 102, 107, 111, 112
17 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
years first springs. An aboot AD 500 the monk Dionysius Exigus
1 matches

Williamson, Christie Slainte Bard, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, poetry
eidduc sselliat ad
eert riddi ad aa eerf eb
krap ad i kkaw sid o riam rid
3 matches

Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015) Lallans, poetry
Yuefu, c. 220 AD
1 matches

McFarlane, Ishbel Time tae mairch oot o oor climate comfort zones, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
isobedience. A bricht hashtag-ad photie o a bonnie, napa leath
1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Uniform, (Scots Hoose 2012) Lallans, weans
Ad go tae schuil aww cheerie
1 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
riginal letter frae Hideyoshi AD 1593
1 matches

Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, poetry
Tae the sang ca’ad "Auld Lang Syne"
1 matches

Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
ffed ah hid ah wee sister and ad hid a wee pal tae play wee ma
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
Hatter, “when th Queen ca’ad oot, ‘Hei’s murderin th t
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
land throu the first millenia AD. They war the distinct fowk t
1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
es o Tom Leonard’s; shockin ad hoc rendeitions o urban slang
1 matches

Wilson, Lucy Lock Doon, (Greenock Telegraph 2021) Lallans - Greenock, poetry
Never thought ad miss school sa much but am go
Aye awright maw but ad rather play Roblox.
2 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
tie: do. (1st and 2nd Century AD)
awha (First to Second Century AD)
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
#ad If ye hiv ower 3 thoosand fol(2020)
#ad Order yer neist fash an chips(2020)

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans

@IshbelMcF tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
thor dont rule that oot m8 - ad luv a trip back tae meadowban (2021) twitter link
ilsonauthor in an ideal world ad luve tae see all the home nat (2021) twitter link
hink - poosies lol jist thot ad throw this in likes! (2021) twitter link
nhousemuirFC @WalkingFootScot ad luv a go at the walkin fitbaw (2021) twitter link
oot m8 n dinnae b defeated - ad rather tell the truth n get b (2020) twitter link
and 28 other matches.

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland
aks longer as just watchin da ad til I can skip it but I am a (2021) twitter link
heard I tink you could git an ad blocker fir android but no fi (2021) twitter link

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