A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

alien Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.9 9 12.6 2.9 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences1211 1 0 0 0 0
Number of authors8 1

Occurrences of alien in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
b they did. A feelin that wis alien tae maist ae the boays and la on page 87

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ae yi has tae pretend yir an alien fae another planet an yiv got on page 123

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Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
t itherwise seemed awmaist an alien tae me. Ah had the moral hie-
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Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
rt o us will be less unco and alien in the country whaur it’s a
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Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ix in the mornin wae only the alien sound ay somethin unknown fur
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Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
that's mistook a coat fir an alien. I ken that's what Ray and Fa
ue that I didnae ken what the alien wanted. I know it’s watchin
broken up. That’s what this alien does tae me. And I’m glad i
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Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
eadline, I was captured by an Alien and we had sex for 24 hours s
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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