A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
airt Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words72.6 90.4 47.5 0 0 146.8 45.7
Number of occurrences12991 18 0 0 13 7
Number of authors38 24 4 3 7

Occurrences of airt in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
There's unco dreamin in this airt, Whaur the birks greet throu on page 29
exile throu the warlt's ilka airt; on page 39

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
ne. The sangs, leeterature an airt o Scotland dinnae belang tae on page 51

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Hubbard, Tom Lallans 59 - Leids and Lieder: Walcome ti Helvetiscots, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
a grant frae Embro College o Airt, whaur I taucht atween 1998 a on page 5

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Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
wey o a sang or ballant. The airt o the fowksinger haes been we on page 56

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
latts in Fleet Street, deputy airt editor at the time. It wis th on page 71
a lad fae Dundee that wis an Airt Editor an his pal fae Yorkshi on page 75

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
aisterpiece o the toy makar's airt, on page 87

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Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
only time-travellers have the airt on page 103

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Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Lallans, government
ins for tae tak a haun in the airt o leetratur. on page 4
ttle o this sheed is tae help airt screivars throu the process. on page 9
adin easier on the een an can airt readers throu parteeclar sub- on page 10
e as a screivar o the lettert airt. He said A shuid read Robert on page 59

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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
rials splairged ootwards ilka airt leain it wi smooth regions th
scowp detectit a body in this airt that thay cryed Ultima Thule.
Whiles comets comes ben this airt as thay dae the muckle gang-r
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Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
and proggin her besom in the airt o the auld wumman like the de
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
o the Mirandese leid in thon airt. Apairt frae aw the crack, th
st Portugal, in the Bragança airt.
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
n soonded inconsistent in ilk airt, but the rule they aa follae
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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
crowner at cums frae the lik airt as
shae kentna whitten airt the win wes blawin frae.
Rouman Waw, at thai kent wuid airt thaim
thousants o fowk frae ivverie airt traivel ti Embro ti walcum th
the pouer o puir fowk ti crie airt o birr an mense. Thon qualiti
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Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
. Jump on Twitter the noo, an airt thaim oot - 137 fowk, or 2.5
1 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
t mercats in Embra, sellin ma airt. Whilst it's hoo ah earn a li
vin, ah didnae choose tae mak airt celebratin Scotland's culture
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Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ivver its form, whitivver its airt, there isna sic a thing as ba
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
ned o frackers'll be able tae airt it oot. Again - wioot a Scot
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
o that airt.
1 matches

Smith, Jamie The dingin doun o devolution, (Mak Forrit 2020) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ush mair and mair o us in the airt o independence, but the UK go
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland
l courts wis the patrons o ‘airt’ (or ‘clessical’) muisi
a bit study o early European airt muisic) what wis gaun on in S
rgical or court muisic in oor airt o the warld haed niver kythed
in general anent, early Scots airt muisic?
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Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
led kenspeckle risins in that airt an owerthrew the English in h
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Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
es mony design featurs wi the airt o the Pechts. Experts ’hink
hunner o them exist, in ilka airt fae Gallawa tae Skye an Shetl
bonnie an conducive-tae-life airt they could find in the north,
This paittern ye find in ilka airt whaur the Pechts haed a serio
riches in terms o archeology, airt, jewellery an history. The fe
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Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
natchers war operatin in ilka airt. St Machar’s kirkyaird juis
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Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
re tae, leave alane developin airt or civilisation.
wk a chance tae experiment wi airt an for hierarchies tae emerge
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Heather, Alistair The ghaist lichts, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
s strewen ower sic a dulesome airt, wis ower muckle for ony man
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
auld an dear. Fleein tae ony airt ither than London gars ye tra
loyment opportunities in that airt means that thae fowk wha ar d
? It’ll be yet anither tuim airt, anither Ross, anither Cairng
3 matches

Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
ye yuiss the word in a public airt sic as a dug track or the pit
andscape and even shiftit the airt some o the tirlan burns and r
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
the Howard Bar whaur there an airt exhibition bi Elaine Forrest.
uate frae Edinburgh College o Airt an can be contactit on tel.;
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
her." He pynted oot that ilka airt regairds thair ain Scots dial
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
n maucht; tae mak validat the airt o poetry publication in pamph
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
erience in his hamelt Italian airt o Trentino-Alto Adige, Südti
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
novel taks in consaits anent airt, poetry an music an kivvers m
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
canvas, makin his name in the Airt warld an 'Spanky' his palette
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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 59 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, newspaper
le-seemin eneuch, but whit an airt it taks ti write as direct, a
1 matches

Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
as pairt o their airt.
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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
ill. The man gaed aff anither airt, bit suin come back. He stuid
, east, wast - there wis nae airt she cud hope for tae gae her
2 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
governments haes gree‟d tae airt throu baith the Unitit Kinrik
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Puchowski, James Frae Norrowa ower the faem, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
discoorse can be fund in ilka airt, an the localisation o politi
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
, for sic an ambitious wark o airt the cells are generally gey i
ise o Scottish stereotypes in airt but the blue skinned, reid-he
n o roch skectches an concept airt is a nice touch that helps us
e appreciate this as a wark o airt, giein insicht intae its deve
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Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
burnin o the Glesca School o Airt and the recent tragedy in Geo
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Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
pit their deid in some ither airt. A muckle wind fairm will sui
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
ists an memories, nae a livin airt whaur humanity flourishes. In
been bocht owre bi twa Swiss airt dealers. They are dichtin the
tae dae wi Scots cuisine, an airt explorin local an national th
zogs hingin alangside warks o airt fae aroon the warld. This is
e, inspirin, an peyin fir new airt an creatin a new forum fir cu
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@iainnicol tweeted
lturekhan @Historic_Ally Whit airt are we wissin the airts tae g(2020) search twitter

@billykayscot tweeted
n no a braith o wind in ilkie airt. Braw! https://t.co/ILzWBJa1b(2020) search twitter
A braw airt tae get mairriet. https://t.c(2020) search twitter

@StuartPoet tweeted
CouncilNI grant tae heeze her airt an smeddum in pushin Ulster S (2020) twitter link
pical o the time. Ah'm fae an airt stappit wi the wabster tradee(2020) search twitter
thochtless wauner awa oot the airt.(2020) search twitter


Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
boot ye an haud ye in on ilka airt. They'll get e better o ye, a on page 113

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Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
rium, a laserium, an open air airt museum, an open air nichtclub on page 3
examples o Reykjavík's urban airt. 'The Musician' sculpture, de on page 11
contemporar airt initiative). The twa groups h on page 12
siccen a swatch o some sonsie airt but dinna want tae gie ower t on page 15
aid that aire's a curn o free airt galleries in Oslo, but fit el on page 16
Also on pages 18
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Elphinstone Institute Aiberdeenshire Cooncil – Scots Leid Guidelines, (Aberdeenshire Council 2017) Doric, government
sets whilk are unique tae the airt an promote a strang sense o i
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
o the pairish, their ain wee airt nae touched bi scythe or ploo
the inns an oots o the Blaik Airt, an aince there (here, Meg st
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Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
The airt I've lived in, whaur I mean t
s the reef o the Yird, an the airt in atween the hame o the thun
as tho the Yird hid ay bin an airt fur War an Hate an Anger. Syn
colonial sawbeens in yon far airt, an while he wis bidin yonner
yonner renamed their ain bit airt efter their hame toon or clac
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Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
en lik me maun fin some ither airt, on page 23

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Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
an transformed intae airt. on page 104
Colonial jesters, an dodgy airt maisters, on page 107

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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
hae hailed frae the Newcastle airt; wis the fermer whan A masel,
at thay flittit throwe i that airt ae gey lang tyme syne nou. Th
ei myle owre the hills i onie airt, an hei wuid find, i the
faimlie, frae the Harrowgate airt, Yorkshire, teuk owre the ten
ion, whilk ligs i the Selkirk airt. Jimmy Cook wis the gairdner
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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Frae thoosans taen tha hame-airt traik. on page 21

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
e toul thaim, "Luk ïn iverie airt fer tha wean. As shuin as yis on page 2

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Bennett, Hazel Tha Near Cut, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
ear at the cum fae a troubled airt on tha mairches o tha citie.
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Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
tha moss, lowpin frae yin dry airt tae anither, niver takkin his
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Gillen, Charles Whun A’ The Kye Had Names, (Ullans Press 2005) Ulster, poetry
tear I think they loast the airt.
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@fairfaaye tweeted
and Strabane Destrick Cooncil airt #CultureNight #UlsterScots ht(2020) search twitter

@Rosehill_girl tweeted
le kine tae follae me an’ ma airt! Thenks ?? (2021) twitter link

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