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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
aks Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.6 0 0 0 72.1 0 19.6
Number of occurrences100 0 0 7 0 3
Number of authors3 1 2

Occurrences of aks in Corpus

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Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
an I can aks nae mair o him dan dat. on page 24
e hit tae dem. Even afore dey aks A'll ken whit dey're seekin. on page 63
ir weel-aff, fir dey'll joost aks you back. Whan you hae a foy, on page 119
dat dey're bidden ta da foy. Aks fock dat ir ill-aff, an owld, on page 120
rivin o da dim dey started ta aks Jesus questions, hoopin dat h on page 147

7 matches


Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
'Ye jaist had tae aks!'' on page 13

1 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
"But he haes'nae aks me yit." on page 15

2 matches

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