A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

alter Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.3 6 6.9 0 0 44.7 0 0
Number of occurrences86 0 0 2 0 0
Number of authors4 2

Occurrences of alter in Corpus

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Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
l we could nae better dö bit alter wir coorse ta hae a luik. Hit
1 matches

De Luca, Christine St Ninian's Isle, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, poetry
– is shö sits apö da alter noo – her flicht
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
fushmongers frae Rab ti alter ti a wie offish mebbies.
. A telt Broun ti gang bak an alter the
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
or anybody’s inability tae alter her fatalistic journey tae de
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
man at heart n thats no gonna alter noo (2020) twitter link

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