A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

alert Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.6 6 4.6 17.6 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences104 6 0 0 0 0
Number of authors3 3

Occurrences of alert in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ager tae git rid ae. But ah'm alert enough tae take a quick look on page 150

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
' Richt awa Miss Honey became alert. She'd tried tae talk aboot M on page 164
Matilda became verra alert. She could hear in Miss Honey on page 189

2 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
the grun fer alert, fer keyed up, lookin awye ta
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@cligeey tweeted in Doric
tand_Free1980 @youngwd1 Wisna alert enough(2020)
ad incase a canna though STAY ALERT(2020)
Gype alert https://t.co/3XBOcXaw14(2020)

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

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