A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

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aginst Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9 7 2.6 0 0 90.3 0
Number of occurrences167 1 0 0 8 0
Number of authors4 2 1 1

Occurrences of aginst in Corpus

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Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
aginst the same challenges
aginst some
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@DABArbuckle tweeted
. YOUR Lord and Masters voted aginst it. Pack yer bags.(2020) search twitter
ba players banned fae playing aginst Wales because they attended a(2020) search twitter
ae an English boarding skuill aginst yer wishes, hence the accent.(2020) search twitter
ng him on" by actively voting aginst his appeal tae feed poor, hun(2020) search twitter
a 'Dougie vaccine' tae guard aginst contamination fae aw the shit(2020) search twitter


@FaeFoggie tweeted
t pie and bovril. Hink it wis aginst Dundee. Yir an affa Chiel #do(2019) search twitter


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
Aginst threi tongues th'gither? on page 5
emme o croquet she was playin aginst hersel, fur this curious bair on page 14
e, she funnd hur heid pressin aginst th ceilin, an hed tae stoop t on page 33
fect o lyin doon wi yin elbow aginst th door, an th ither airm cur on page 34
lice's elbow was pressed hard aginst eet, that attempt proved a fa on page 35
Also on pages 41, 50, 56
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