A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
aits Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.2 3 7.9 0 0 0 32.6
Number of occurrences113 3 0 0 0 5
Number of authors7 3 1 3

Occurrences of aits in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
She chores a bool o parritch aits. on page 34

1 matches

Smith, Jamie Animal Ferm: Chapter I, (Mak Forrit 2021) Lallans, prose
Wheat and baurley, aits and hey,
1 matches

@iainnicol tweeted
_liar The secret is tae yaise aits. Nane o this almond pish.(2020) search twitter


Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
wis wytin fur. Ae boorichie o aits stude shimmerin in the strang
far the last o her faither's aits war cuttit, an dowpit doon in
t byre o beasts an parks fu o aits an barley tae add tae their w
3 matches


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
ten than naw heppens whin yin aits cake; Alice had got that much on page 14

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Thra aits days tis gien til thee on page 22
Rejoice tha treasure whan aits foond on page 23
Then dumped them ruined in aits wake on page 47

3 matches

McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
wye ye dae it wi tha parritch aits on tha tap o it. A wus that f on page 26

1 matches

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