A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

adopted Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4 4 3.4 2.9 0 0 23.5 0
Number of occurrences63 1 0 0 2 0
Number of authors1 1 2

Occurrences of adopted in Corpus

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Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
future happiness. He'd bin an adopted wean, reared in Glesga bi a d
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
A’ve read, the island fock, adopted the
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@cammyrudkin tweeted in Southern

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
cream puff - n theres me an adopted burra fan when a kin fit them (2020) twitter link
get a reaction guys - but ma adopted team r awfy quiet the noo - (2021) twitter link

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