A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ain't Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.3 7 4.6 8.8 0 22.4 0 0
Number of occurrences84 3 0 1 0 0
Number of authors4 2 1

Occurrences of ain't in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
it ain't so bad, but eh still feel on page 110

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
he dumbfuck who let this fall ain't ownin up ye're all goin home on page 53

1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
ithir wid wait an’ descend ain't Marion, then change roles. In
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric
@GM1903_ Bet she ain't still greeting aboot it(2020)

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@iainnicol tweeted in Lallans

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

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