A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

Intro a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z List of texts Statistics Top200 Search Compare


Enter a word to find all occurrences of, for example sonsie

If you haven't found what you're looking for, try this page to search for similar words or alternative spellings.

Use in varieties of Scots

ald Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.6 4 0 2.9 36.1 223.7 0 6.8
Number of occurrences130 1 1 10 0 1
Number of authors 1 1 1 1

Occurrences of ald in Corpus

In order to avoid violating copyright law and abide by 'fair use', only up to the first five occurrences of the search term are displayed for each article.

Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
O thon ald crow. on page 46

1 matches

Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
An Ald Jeems Henry wis still sittin
Glig, wis Ald Jeems Henry.
Hit wis Ald Jeems at saa her first. An he
me!’ Da swaet stöd oot apo Ald Jeems’ broos. ‘Dis wye!
kroo left ower fae last year. Ald Jeems rave oppen some a da sh
10 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
ha this day with vs speik the ald Scottis toung [..] thay have
1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine Slipan, Sweechan, (harryjosephine.com 2017) Orkney, prose
ae utir ithir “old” or “ald” or “ould”, onee o whit
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter