A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

alba Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words18.5 8 28.7 0 36.1 22.4 0 6.8
Number of occurrences2825 0 1 1 0 1
Number of authors5 1 1 1

Occurrences of alba in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ill be televised live oan BBC Alba. on page 96

1 matches

Williamson, Christie Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, blog
Sing aa wis, ay fur Alba den – fur aa at keep her sa
1 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Alba and Albania
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
the pleasure o watchin on BBC Alba a few month ago, wae its beau
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
e. Throu Bòrd Gàidhlig na h-Alba we'll mak the future o Gaelic
taiblish Bòrd Gàidhlig na h-Alba in statute an strenthen its a
2 matches

McKillop, Roger The Flemings o’ Dalnoid, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
Weel ken't here in Alba,
They weep, for Alba's loss.
For Alba now,
3 matches

McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
wae for Alba!
aw' for Alba!
aw' for Alba!
wae for Alba!
wae for Alba!
12 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Barbera d’Alba, A’ think, aw’ wine-o Sco
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
naldson @BBC aye n as for bbc alba - ffs who r these people - (2020) twitter link
is - is danny defecting tae alba - seein he wis oan the telly (2021) twitter link
rarangers @BrechinCityFC even alba would do (2021) twitter link
cBookie exactly - a doot the alba mans oan the swally! (2021) twitter link

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