A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

aginst Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.2 3 5.8 2.9 0 0 93.5 0
Number of occurrences145 1 0 0 8 0
Number of authors1 1 1

Occurrences of aginst in Corpus

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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
Aginst threi tongues th’gither?
emme o croquet she was playin aginst hersel, fur this curious bair
e, she funnd hur heid pressin aginst th ceilin, an hed tae stoop t
fect o lyin doon wi yin elbow aginst th door, an th ither airm cur
ce’s elbow was pressed hard aginst eet, that attempt proved a fa
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
ba players banned fae playing aginst Wales because they attended a(2020)
ae an English boarding skuill aginst yer wishes, hence the accent.(2020)
ng him on" by actively voting aginst his appeal tae feed poor, hun(2020)
a 'Dougie vaccine' tae guard aginst contamination fae aw the shit(2020)

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