A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

amaist Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.3 4 5.7 0 0 0 11.7 13.6
Number of occurrences85 0 0 0 1 2
Number of authors2 1 1

Occurrences of amaist in Corpus

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Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
urds fawit on hiz dowff herin amaist lik a roup. Lowpin aff hiz fo
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
pit intilt, tho A selt it fur amaist sax tymes the sum
o the Forth rail brig an mak amaist ane eyland fortrace o thair h
The foirsman amaist smyllit, fur John hedna sein
3 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
something amaist langed for.
1 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
amaist inti the Plou.
1 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
isht it sae weel ’at it wus amaist staunin up oot o tha wuid —
ha byue o Grace’s pinny — amaist oot o sicht ahint a tummock o
2 matches

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