A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

already Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words49.5 40 47.1 49.9 108.3 134.3 58.6 20.5
Number of occurrences7541 17 3 6 5 3
Number of authors18 10 3 4 3 2

Occurrences of already in Corpus

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Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
havin already libbed the baws frae a couple on page 36
one o them has already put one on page 42

2 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
rst left. There's a gentleman already with him." on page 178

1 matches

Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Well, Ah already ate mate on page 97

1 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
e weeyin wus howlin that much already that yae cudnae tell whather on page 59
ce, squealin wi passion. Shae already hear't hir sentencing three o on page 85

2 matches

Robertson, Sine Lallans 59 - Newsins fae SLRC, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
an internet publications has already brocht in a puckle orders fae on page 87

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
hat's him scored eleven goals already this season an two ae them wu on page
dae it, said ma ma. Cause ah already tolt her naw. Aye, she said, on page 142

2 matches

Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
wir twa Scotty traalers dere already, so we steered weel clear o d
1 matches

Wheeler, Leslie Brockit, the Ferm Toon Cat, (Grampian Regional Council 2000) Doric, weans
ppit kitlin wis gie lively an already lookin for tae dee some explo
1 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
d na Gàidhlig. The group has already met twice, and is made up o a
looked doon on. As folk have already said, you got the belt in my
I have already said that I get annoyed if fo
3 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
already teemed the order o ten bags i
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
bairn, bit she's drappit sax already, they maun ken the road oot n
ales an arpeggios. Granny hid already telt Minnie that she wis tae
nd, bit I miss the Fir Widdie already, tho we've jist bin here a we
3 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
y, very beautiful. But Ah’m already converted. I believe it aal,
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
was sayin. But everythin had already been arranged afore we came,
1 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
me even mare anxious than ah already wis! The commentators screech
1 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
bathroom, even though she’d already walked past it aboot a hunner
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
th bairn was howlin sae much already, that eet was quite impossibl
creaming blue murder. She hae already heard hur sentence threi o th
2 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
tan hersel in a bit o a state already”.
1 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
ah've said mair already than ah did in that last year
1 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
lassies huv ye hud yer way wi already?” ah asked Billy.
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ur aw ah know, ah’m a goner already. Ah call the office. Hink oan
e suppliers are gein it laldy already, and it’s ainlie hauf eight
“Okay,” ah say, already feelin guilty fur puttin some
3 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
came standard languages; they already had a grammar. The other vari
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
room shakin his heed. He’d already written the cause o death as
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
saw sense. And onywye she’d already lost a half month’s pey and
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
elebrity Big Breether, ah’ve already bocht twaa bottles fae Fine F(2018)
e pey day fowks, fa’s roukit already! #Doric #DoricPhrases(2019)
Paws or hauns up if ye’ve already aeten aa yer advent calendar (2019)
’s aeten their selection box already! https://t.co/KrgWxBIGnt(2019)

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans
nnae stop ?? yer next idea is already in motion as i reply ?(2020)
hit de ye means real axe? You already at the end of the bottle?(2020)
ibhi It's no a war when it is already won, xbox had nae chance ??(2020)

@OrangRuth tweeted in Ulster

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@daleser23 tweeted in Doric

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans
t want tae deal wae him, he's already ragin the he had tae buy shar(2015)

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans
@heraldscotland We hae already Jacobites warriors hidin and (2020)

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
@OliphantWullie Already had the frites the day, sae c(2020)

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland
in a Welsh on Duolingo, an am already gittin very important phrases (2020) twitter link

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland
me, I'd be far worse an I wis already pretty bad!(2021)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
trying to b positive here - already said i hate no gettin intae g (2021) twitter link
eadlines that every one knows already - how can it be law - no on (2020) twitter link
land 5 years been knocked off already a c! (2021) twitter link
elauk1900 @LiamKerrASNK votes already cast - a doubler for labour (2021) twitter link
ll no this is going to happen already - but just to let you know t (2020) twitter link
and 7 other matches.

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

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