A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
akin Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words2.2 2 5.3 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences42 2 0 0 0 0
Number of authors4 2 2

Occurrences of akin in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
ae kintra as bein in some wey akin tae individual cultures an ki on page 67

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Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
Akin tae the gas-filled creatures on page 25

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Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
aa I could achieve wis summin akin tae fit a cat looks like aift
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