A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

aits Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.9 5 2.3 8.8 0 0 0 27.3
Number of occurrences92 3 0 0 0 4
Number of authors2 1 2

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

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

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

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@iainnicol tweeted in Lallans

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