A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

aire Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words21.1 4 3.4 85.2 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences323 29 0 0 0 0
Number of authors1 3

Occurrences of aire in Corpus

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Uri, Antonia North East filmmakker feart for the futur o Doric, (Doric Future 2019) Doric, blog
“Ah feel quite sad that aire’s a lot o Doric wards that
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
“We’r mentiounat i the aire pairt o the buik as twa wie p
Thai set out on thair bykes aire on a Seturday, whan aw wes qu
ts. The mairchin baun wes ane aire furm o’d. The styall wes lo
3 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
! A mannie slayed a dragon - aire is nae sic things as dragons,(2015)
Aire is aye ae doo fa has tae tak (2015)
Wifie alang st has tree up aire 359 days tae Christmas – unb(2015)
Aire is an affa lot o single quine(2017)
Ony poker players oot aire - ah need tae learn tae tell(2017)
and 20 other matches.

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric

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