A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

affy Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words47.5 14 78.2 2.9 0 0 11.7 13.6
Number of occurrences7268 1 0 0 1 2
Number of authors11 1 1 1

Occurrences of affy in Corpus

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Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
wis affy coorse. on page 108

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
at ma bitty paper! Ye read it affy whit ah've wrote here.' on page 48
k Mammy's bottle o hair stuff affy the shelf insteid o yer ain.' on page 57
t huv tae chuck somebody else affy their leet. on page 58
raw man were sookin the faces affy each ither in the moonlicht. on page 93
ae dicht a spreckle o slabber affy her lips. on page 115
Also on pages 121
6 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
whut an affy noise on page 25
mak an affy mess, on page 45
But mind you, yi wid look affy bonnie on page 46
O he's an affy laddie on page 119

4 matches

Dareau, Mareau Lallans 59 - The Dictionar o the Aulder Scottis Leid (DOST), (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
re itsel. Share is in fack an affy guid instance o twae deeffere on page 59

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
class behaviour, tend tae get affy short shrift in Dundee. A've on page 9
d tell me that it's really an affy lot better! on page 10
ty that wuid hae been seen as affy peculiar onieplace else. Ane on page 16
for the Frenchies an fowk got affy suspicious o onieboadie they on page 25
days, holidays were short an affy rare, an the opportunity o le on page 30

7 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
e up hope. Sometimes she'd go affy quiet an Ah wunce heard her s on page 76

1 matches

Rebecca, Casey and Stephen The Baby Dragon, the Wolves and the Lassies, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
hey met twa wolves wha seemed affy interested in Rebecca. They w
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
same an there seems tae be an affy lot o fowk gettin theirsels i
h an this is gettin some fowk affy feart tha the impetus taeward
up the fack that there is an affy lot o in-fechtin in the ranks
e ideas herein, an it will be affy clear tae ye that A’ve no t
ou sadly oot o print, like an affy lot o guid Scots leeterature
34 matches

Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
It’s affy unco that fowk on the left ar
1 matches

Paterson, Stuart A. Here’s the Weather, (Scottish Poetry Library 2017) Lallans, poetry
ow we hadnae a summer, it’s affy
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans

@raiphsays tweeted in Lallans
us nice walks tae dae, a feel affy sorry fur folk at cannae go o(2020)
@gingertotty Dae it! It affy cheery!(2020)
ipsUkes A wis hopin at! Am no affy good it judgin bit at size is(2020)
@PipsUkes Aw you affy kind tae me!(2020)
groups he been in! Wee steves affy proud a him! ??(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
apostrophe? ?? Aye I like it, affy romantic and typical o the ti(2020)
ayscot mebbe kens, he kens an affy lot.(2020)
@ScotsDictionars Ocht, yon's affy news. Her wark will bide wi u(2020)

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted in Ulster
up, full national dress, it's affy gud ????, she then moved to S(2021)

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