A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
alicht Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.9 5.8 2.6 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences76 1 0 0 0 0
Number of authors5 4 1

Occurrences of alicht in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
d it wi tar barrels an set it alicht - nae health or safety jobsw on page 126
tae it an the haill thing set alicht. Smoke fae the burnin boat bi on page 127

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
lap ... there drapped oot . ..alicht broon creamy-coloured bar o c on page 34

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Syne, his een alicht upon the shrine on page 57

1 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
The auld bitch set him alicht tae deith, the Brahan Seer on page 33
Whilst gleamin motes o dew alicht on page 121

2 matches


Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
the rikk furl, bairns wad set alicht the breem an rise a boorach o
1 matches

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