A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
aith Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.1 3 10.6 0 10.3 11.3 0
Number of occurrences93 4 0 1 1 0
Number of authors6 2 2 1 1

Occurrences of aith in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
r came: The king cried oot an aith, on page 9

1 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
Appairently it wis a dreidfu aith unner a lie detector, a renun
haud him aff o sweirin sicna aith. Bit he wis black affrontit.
2 matches


Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
Wi a solemn aith tae wir fadder Abraham, he sa on page 81

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
repeat the Horsman's fearsome aith:
arrin them say the Horseman's aith, stoppin at ilkie line sae th
On hearin yon dreidfu aith, Isie's een grew wide as twa
3 matches


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Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
ither an aith or a blissin. on page 136

1 matches

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