A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Dialect map - Usage over time
ais Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words10.1 0 0 92.8 0 0 84.9
Number of occurrences180 0 5 0 0 13
Number of authors2 1 1

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Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
e be keepit gaan teu, as weel ais whit wis under hid, for aa th
es tae warm thir feet as weel ais thir herts whin night time ca
dno act the breid o' idledom, ais everyeen weel kent wha lived
r hid and the twa iron wadges ais weel.
et on wirkin in the tang for, ais sheu explained, the tang wis
5 matches


Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Fae ale ye have ais ankle deep on page 14
Whut use an earth ais thut, on page 19
Sae greyness ais tha life ye'll hae. on page 21
Ais wunters spread thra saisons a on page 24
Fur ye see us ais college moose on page 25
Also on pages 28, 30, 34, 37, 40, 41, 45
13 matches

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