A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

allowed Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words45.3 23 62.6 29.4 36.1 44.7 11.7 0
Number of occurrences6955 10 1 2 1 0
Number of authors15 4 1 2 1 0

Occurrences of allowed in Corpus

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
id. 'Pocket calculators urnae allowed in this schuil onyhow.' Miss on page 68

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
t the airm bands then ah'd be allowed up the deep end the next time on page 14
tae the school sayin she's no allowed tae dae it cause they don't w on page 23
allowed tae dae. Harpreet giggult. Ah on page 26
or a home lunch, an yi wurnae allowed tae change yir mind wance yi' on page 47
ubdy in school that ah wisnae allowed intae Glasgow an they wur aw on page 50
Also on pages 61, 87, 140, 151, 152
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McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
el at five year aal, we werna allowed to spik the Doric. We suddenl
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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2020) Lallans, prose
the airm bands then ah’d be allowed up the deep end the next time
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Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
an pattern.’ The newsreader allowed himsel a peedie grin. ‘Affi
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
known as dual nationality) is allowed in the UK. This means you can
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
“A cat’s allowed tae look at a king,” said A
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Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
e of light which mustn’t be allowed to break.
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Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
en. It’s classic, so it’s allowed. Or is it the singsong Doricy
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Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
ay as those o Burns, and this allowed him tae speak truth tae power
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Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
open and takeaways are ainlie allowed wan bugger in at a time, but
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Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ael improved that much he wiz allowed hame. A couple o wiks later a
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Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
Bit the yin place ah wis allowed tae gang wis tae the library.
eetie an’ said ‘ah’m no allowed tae take sweeties frae strang
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McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
wis the settin’ which also allowed me tae indulge ma “Toilet
kie asked me a question. This allowed me tae paraphrase a quote fra
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McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
llege, bit students wereni’ allowed tae play oan it at lunchtime,
’s attendance. This was not allowed because he had tae be availab
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Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
e next pauper. Nae marker wiz allowed.
spen is a pagan tree an niver allowed tae growe in a Christian kirk
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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
o'clock every night. She was allowed one half day aff each month a
it there and back in the time allowed and at the same time she coul
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Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
rkin group, an the report wis allowed tae gether stoor or even lich
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric
kawakeford No face secretions allowed Quine(2020)

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@SusiBriggs1 tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
o - its high time clubs were allowed limited crowds in at least fo (2020) twitter link
to the eos when friendlies r allowed - just wondered m8 (2021) twitter link
sselburgh will the eos lads b allowed 2 play friendlies brian - or (2021) twitter link
the morn - only local games allowed in the amateurs at this time (2020) twitter link
urghLive_ are people actually allowed to speak now at all and give (2021) twitter link
and 18 other matches.

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted in Shetland

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

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