A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

al Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words147.9 28 156.4 20.6 0 0 117.3 484.2
Number of occurrences224136 7 0 0 10 71
Number of authors15 6 1 6

Occurrences of al in Corpus

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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
'Al A iver had in the worl' on page 22
Beyont al boags the solaid grun, on page 43
Al else is faitly pakkaged, pit on page 44

3 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
eh knew it hid ti be I'o-re-al, coz yir on page 100

1 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
ed goals bae the dizin, wae'd al'seen enuch. on page 2
An' the sacret Ah'll gie ye al' free, on page 3
That wiz al' Ah had time tae ate on page 7
In al' Ah think there wir ten, on page 13
there's guid py' they say for al, on page 15
Also on pages 17, 23, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39, 41, 42, 43, 44
38 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ud yer lugs amon the buffet. 'Al/ you can eat' is an offer, na on page 56

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Glent oh liecht tha fin'al day on page 17

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
An ins-pi-ra-tion-al story! on page 146

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Jordan's New Jaiket, (Education Scotland 2014) Lallans, weans
an skelps the baw. Go-o-o-o-o-al!
really hard. Go-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-al!
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
nit throw all the realme that al barronis and frehaldris that
1 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
A flooch o wun an al's awa
1 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
. Fair question right enough, al gie her that. Ah pick mah swo
1 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
the leid the proof. Massie et al michtna like it, but that dis
1 matches

Letford, William Bevel, (Carcanet 2012 ISBN: 978 1 84777 192 6) Lallans, poetry
al be the man
1 matches

Wilson, Lucy Lock Doon, (Greenock Telegraph 2021) Lallans - Greenock, poetry
Should tidy ma room but al make another excuse.
1 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
lie want tae play on bikes an al. Ah'm bored o bikes an al.’
. Ah'm bored o bikes an al.’
airms an legs that shoogle in al the wrang directions. There
nnae see much o Gary yince ye al go tae different secondary sc
It was true that we were al gaen tae different secondary
21 matches

Muir, Glenn Al Fresco, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
nd settled doon tae enjoy oor al fresco feast. I wis getting a
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Save yirsel’ a few quid … al get her ti drap yi aff, soldi
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin The Pusher, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Urr wiz it a cycle? An al fresco lunch? Or wan ae yir m
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin 378, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
d tae head yet. Get dressed n al take yae fir a Fryin Scotsman
1 matches

Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
Gifford, Alan MacGillivray et al, wi an advisory team o ASLS m
1 matches

Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
Cameron an aidit by Merkel et al, nor ane biggit by Boris John
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
a kintra whaur makar Mohammed al-‘Ajami haes been sentenced
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
by the likes o the Taliban an Al Qaeda. Jalouse for a meinute
1 matches

Gillen, Charles Whun A’ The Kye Had Names, (Ullans Press 2005) Ulster, poetry
time tae tak’ tae ye an’ al’ the kye had names,
All coorse machines dae al’ that noo, an’ cans nae l
Och! Al’ the sime I lake’t it whu
the sime I lake’t it whun al’ the kye had names.
ed the fermin’ trade, an’ al’ his kye had names,
7 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@cammyrudkin tweeted in Southern
@BobbyRobson46 al no make eet #aworkafullday(2012)
@StuMcCulloch al hev yin for yow #tasty(2012)
@randy_brandy aye al ge e a shout(2012)
hisholmiain e ken yircel tho #al no ref the world cup final in(2012)
@BrodieDru al dae mare in ma warm up than e(2012)
and 5 other matches.

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric

@cligeey tweeted in Doric
@LeftPeggers Al tape it(2020)

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans
d money tae watch that shite, al fire abuse at them for 90mins(2017)
ce yer birthday last year, so al no mention anythin about how (2017)
such an uproar, fair tae say al no be left in charge of it ag(2014)

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
@AfcTranent @MusselburghU al b in the area 2 nite guys wal (2020) twitter link
george clarks amazing spaces al - wee bit mair intulectual t (2021) twitter link
@ajmc1066 al watch the stuff where they go (2020) twitter link
n n fraser were decent 2 nite al but joe linton did nothin in (2021) twitter link
@ajmc1066 game wis murder al - n tae bring big andy carol (2021) twitter link

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