A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

agen Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.9 4 5.7 0 0 44.7 0 13.6
Number of occurrences95 0 0 2 0 2
Number of authors2 0 0 1 0 1

Occurrences of agen in Corpus

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Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
wid hiv tae mak the hooses ah agen; wiz just hassle. Mam use tae
1 matches

Reynolds, Charlie Krisamas time is draa’in near, (Ullans Speakers Association 2011) Ulster - Coleraine, prose
t’s that time o’ tha year agen.
1 matches

Reynolds, Charlie Tha demise o oor ain tongue, (North Antrim Speak 2010) Ulster - Coleraine, blog
age an a brev wheen o them ir agen it. But it cannae gae on lake
1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
Bit agen, if we oese da wird ‘dialec
s o non-standard English. Bit agen, I doot at maest fock wid say
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@raiphsays tweeted in Lallans
e Aw a cannae wait tae dae it agen!(2020)
wire in, en go strate bak up agen! “Awa an get tae!” He aw sh(2020)
Time tae close a skools agen a hink...(2020)

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