A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
aid Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words14.6 15.9 18.5 0 10.3 11.3 6.5
Number of occurrences2616 7 0 1 1 1
Number of authors15 7 5 1 1 1

Occurrences of aid in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
auld nation o oors an, wi the aid o generations o sleekit lawye on page 84
enit fer 'external services', aid, embassies an consulates, etc on page 148

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
it men tae come ridin tae his aid an maistlike capture or kill on page 17

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
me a pile a leaflets on First Aid. on page

1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
s tae make him a wee buoyancy aid, tae which A attached a karab
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
many times durin’ ma Furst Aid classes, o’ sic events are
1 matches

Crawford, Ross Awa in a Dwam, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
thin useful and get the first aid kit.’ She stroked Ailsa’s
1 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
aid trainin tae guess that the yo
at wis supposed tae dae first aid juist gollert for Bill an hau
Bill an haundit him the first aid box. He splintit broken banes
xpeck him tae gie thaim first aid ony mair. The guairds juist h
rd cam rinnin up wi the first aid box, bit whan he saw whit he
6 matches

Sneddon, Alison Whit dae ye want “British vailues” tae mean?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
rgest soorce o internaitional aid i the warld. Whan we deliver
d. Whan we deliver govrenment aid through EU institurions, ithe
2 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
arance sees him cawed tae the aid o Scotland, nae ainlie agin a
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
intmint te see aboot a hearin aid?" on page 22

1 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
"She'll deeve me waar gin I aid an abet ye an tak ye there!" on page 94

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
Inter-galactic aid-wirkers frae ither galaxies w
rd, afore makkin fit wis caad aid-relief drappies tae the ocean
e recovered her senses wi the aid o a stiff brandy, an the doct
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
they cairried in their first aid kit intae the hole in my side
1 matches

@fittiecrooners tweeted
the volume doon on ma hearing aid, a wee night cap at hame & af(2018) search twitter


@helenmoncrieff tweeted
Burren, and how schemes might aid Shetland crofting/nature. I g(2019) search twitter


@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
nd a stopped wearnin a hearin aid when a left school... never t(2020) search twitter


@the_gellick tweeted
, but I'll hoke oot a "visual aid" later tae help! (2014) twitter link