A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ah' Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.2 4 5.7 14.7 0 0 0 47.7
Number of occurrences175 5 0 0 0 7
Number of authors2 1 1

Occurrences of ah' in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
e fucked; they're that yelly, ah'm startin tae hink they've wen on page 13
ter the strength tae make it. Ah'm sittin here hinkin tae masse on page 14
, and tae tell yae the truth, ah'm even half expectin that Iris on page 15
Mean, the only hing ah've goat ae any value is this t on page 16

4 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Ach, Ah'm fine, Ah'm fine," he'll say, bangin is on page 7
"Seein es Ah'm aye here, Ah s'pose ere maun on page 8

2 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
So Ah thoct Ah'd nivir get rich drappin' prat on page 3
But Ah'd bae warmer on the dole. on page 5
So Ah toul' him Ah'd twenty stooks. on page 8
Ah'd forgot aboot the coo, on page 13
So Ah says tae maesel Ah'll stap drinkin on page 14
Also on pages 15, 16, 22, 25, 26, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 35, 39, 46, 47
7 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
re so predictable - Ah think Ah'd dee o shock if ye ivver did on page 6
a jang road fae Inverurie an Ah've nivver bin naewye like aat on page 7
"Ah ll gie him a tip aricht...Ah'll gie him the tip o my fit up on page 9

3 matches

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