A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

adult Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words23.6 16 22.8 17.6 0 0 0 68.2
Number of occurrences3620 6 0 0 0 10
Number of authors11 4 0 0 0 1

Occurrences of adult in Corpus

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
el, dae ye choose a weel-kent adult book fur a four-year-auld las on page 9
et the better o an aw-powerfu adult. Even so, she wis dead set on on page 23

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
only if we got a child an an adult day ticket. on page 54

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
Aboot adultèrie on page 5
m, "It's onlie a wickit an an adultérous generation wud luk fer on page 9
merriet agane ïs commïttin adultèrie, an whaiver merries hir on page 98

10 matches

Johnstone, Ian Tuney Loon's low doon, (The Fraserburgh Herald 2000) Doric, newspaper
able, as the upstannin, stern adult folk wir aye sae fixed and fo
nkery and unhappinesses amang adult folk, in which blaming the pa
2 matches

Elphinstone Institute Aiberdeenshire Cooncil – Scots Leid Guidelines, (Aberdeenshire Council 2017) Doric, government
* Encourage adult larnin centres tae offer the
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 177, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
important target maun be the adult hamelt Scots speakers. They s
st chance maun come frae thae adult, warkin cless, hamelt Scots s
tten Scots shuid be airtit at adult hamelt Scots speakers in Scot
pecial academic exercise. The adult hamelt Scots speaker is mair
4 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
s that A hae spent maist o ma adult life studyin ma ain, Scottish
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
aicont language in schuils an adult lairnin centres."
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
the aince loved bairn in the adult that's noo no weel an incarce
1 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 59 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, newspaper
lic service annooncement: the Adult an Schuils Leiterature compet
1 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
death wis adult, serious business.
1 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
ah wis auld enough tae get an adult ticket. Which wis upstairs. W
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Al Fresco, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
bit impatient then, aa their adult blethering wis delaying oor f
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
wi the wark o Burns, baith in adult-heid an as bairns at the schu
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
n I did meet Irish folk as an adult. But the(2020)

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

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