A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

adopt Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.3 5 4.6 0 36.1 0 0 0
Number of occurrences54 0 1 0 0 0
Number of authors4 1

Occurrences of adopt in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
oap ma parents fae wantin tae adopt him. So, that's what we did a on page 198

1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
uin whan they speirt MSPs tae adopt a Scots word tae uise an she
1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine Slipan, Sweechan, (harryjosephine.com 2017) Orkney, prose
drap a the daiƤlekt wirds an adopt Standard English vool firmaes
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

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