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Use in varieties of Scots

aim Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words15.9 21 17.2 17.6 36.4 0 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences2415 6 1 0 1 1
Number of authors12 6 1 1 1

Occurrences of aim in Corpus

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Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Some mairchers aim for dignity on page 31

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Ah aim te please," said Ronnie, stai on page 59

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Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
“The principal aim o SCOTLANG is tae help estaib
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ochttheless) precisely wi the aim of signallin their ain social
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Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
the bow an arra hid got his aim richt and, hid hit the twa o
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Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
He tuik careful aim an fired atween Daisy's een.
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McFarlane, Ishbel Time tae mairch oot o oor climate comfort zones, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
e success o the rebellion’s aim tae shock us oot o “busines
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Hall, Simon W. Haggis tasting notes, and whisky pairings, (Brisk Northerly 2019) Orkney, blog
fae the truth. As always, we aim tae promote cultural diversit
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
we lose sicht o whit the real aim is. It’s no jist aboot brak
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Crawford, Jack The Pluffer, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
loaded up ma pluffer and took aim. I shot a pea right at him an
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McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
hm no wastin good Bucky so ah aim fur his baws again wi the tan
a soul aboot tae help me. Ah aim ae get back tae hoose as quic
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Thoumire, Elizabeth The killin fields!, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
fowk agin it jalouse the true aim o the estates is tae hae nae
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Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ah kin quite comfortably take aim and land the vessels ay dribb
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McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
king sae much that A couldnae aim properly. A decided tae rest
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McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
rough oor ranks. They had tae aim straight at us, sae mony ba
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
aim wi ma elestic band weill stre
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Neil, Gabriel The Green Pairty: Holyrood’s nixt opposition?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
haur independence is a common aim, the braid range o left opini
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans
eme_Berry My bad, ma thumb’s aim is pished due tae many drams!(2020)

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans

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