A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

afternoon Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words23.6 11 35.3 2.9 36.1 22.4 23.4 0
Number of occurrences3631 1 1 1 2 0
Number of authors7 1 1 1 1 0

Occurrences of afternoon in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
This afternoon ah wis sittin in the canteen on page 28
This afternoon when me an Harpreet went up t on page 34
it Christmas Alphabet song aw afternoon. She played it aboot ten time on page 40
ed intae Emma an her pal this afternoon in Paisley when me an Harpree on page 58
hris Rice come up fur us this afternoon wearin his Celtic top an him on page 69
Also on pages 70, 94, 101, 117, 123, 124, 127, 137
13 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
ae concentrate on drills that afternoon, and when he left the buildin
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e yours, I’ll call you this afternoon once I get confirmation.’
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
I waited till afternoon break an’ went up tae the S
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
thMe A know its only Thursday afternoon, but.........well a want it t(2014)
ak part in Carol Service this afternoon! #inthechoir(2014)
@ollyofficial afternoon massage which a got as birthd(2015)
eCoachWithMe And my goal this afternoon is tae start reading "You Are(2014)

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
bad ava. They've earned their afternoon fine piece. We are even fairl(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
leshot and onto pinkie for an afternoon game - nip hame n c hibs wom (2021) twitter link
y new listen in on a saturday afternoon whether i am at a match or no (2020) twitter link
afternoon guys - gee me the nod if the (2020) twitter link
layer at my other game in the afternoon - u no who u r guys - b oan (2020) twitter link
only 1 game for me this afternoon - bonnyrigg n boness - say (2021) twitter link
and 2 other matches.

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern
Afternoon saunter round Barrmill Park ?(2019)

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