A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
aint Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.7 8.9 7.9 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences129 3 0 0 0 0
Number of authors7 4 3

Occurrences of aint in Corpus

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Lallans

@jax6754 tweeted
ae wait till 2015 fir a show. Aint that richt Matt? Hee hee! xxx(2014) search twitter
If you snooze you lose peeps! Aint that richt @IAmChrisRamsey He(2015) search twitter

@iainnicol tweeted
nRobert It is neither, bit it aint ambiguous. It is “an(d)”.(2020) search twitter

@WhenDidADidny tweeted
int scoring over racial abuse aint it https://t.co/0YaL1prlhj (2018) twitter link

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
ald3 @WeAreScottishFB the sfa aint got the intelligence to do an (2021) twitter link
good to see the xmas spirit aint lasted long - awa n sook ur (2020) twitter link
at the eos and lowland league aint got priority to start again b (2021) twitter link
t tut u sheep shaggers really aint got a clue - time to double (2020) twitter link
- the fm n jason leitch just aint got a clue - doh lol (2020) twitter link

Doric

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
o aathin his faimly hid ivver aint: the combine, the Little Grey on page 93

1 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
were lowsin it, e chiels att aint it speirt at them fit they th on page 112

1 matches

@Franwella tweeted
pens ........ sna warnings!!! aint it jist typical(2012) search twitter

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