A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

alarm Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words10.6 14 12.6 5.9 0 22.4 23.5 0
Number of occurrences1611 2 0 1 2 0
Number of authors9 2 1 2

Occurrences of alarm in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
Ma alarm goes oaff at half eight in th on page 81
ur the little might as no tae alarm him. But he kens suttins up j on page 157

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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
delight, which chainged intae alarm th next meenit, when she funn
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McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
Ah check the time oan mah wee alarm cloak — 2 in the fuckin mor
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Daein it yersel, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
The alarm bells should hae been clangin
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Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
treet below. The time oan the alarm cloack reads 10:33. ‘COYLE!
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Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
“Alexa, set an alarm fur three,” ah say.
Alexa’s alarm goes aff.
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Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
the licht. The reid een's the alarm!
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Geraghty, Martin 378, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Here’s yir early mornin’ alarm call. Forget aboot a snooze b
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted in Shetland

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