A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
amangst Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words13.5 11.9 10.6 0 0 67.7 13.1
Number of occurrences2412 4 0 0 6 2
Number of authors11 6 2 2 2

Occurrences of amangst in Corpus

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Lallans

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
strand o nationalism apparent amangst the Radicals o the 1790s an l on page 61

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Days o studious thocht amangst the hills, on page 21
Amangst the verdant raws o tattie sha on page 56

2 matches

Allan, Alasdair Scots Language Policy, (Scots Parliament 2015) Lallans, government
* create awareness amangst aw stakehauder groups that Sc on page 5
ontinue tae develop awareness amangst lairners, their faimlies an t on page 6
otland and Glasgow University amangst ithers. on page 7

3 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
he time the bikes juist stood amangst the coal.
1 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
ere wis some mair Auld People amangst the score o newcomers, an yin
Raggle wis the only ither man amangst the Auld People wha cam onywh
e hallmarks o Chinese racism. Amangst thairsels the Chinese cried w
“Some o thaim maybes cam amangst us - despite yer dislike o d
4 matches

@johnstone_shane tweeted
mine tanned its wiy right in amangst this. Quality screivin in aw (2019) twitter link

Doric

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
ae commenced oor cairtin days amangst the frost an sna
Amangst lawfu brethern,
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
Nava wis weel-likit amangst her fiers; there wis nae pit-
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
aal woman that got a bad name amangst the fishermen. If ony o them
1 matches

Southern

Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
amangst the whinny knowes. on page 16
but it bleers amangst anither, an flisteret, she st on page 18
amangst her preecious bits o Delft, on page 24

4 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
ah leeve amangst on page 175
amangst the daurkness o the warld on page 177

2 matches

Ulster

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
fore ye.' tell ye tha truith: amangst thaim boarn o a wumman, naebo on page 9

1 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
s han wi nae jellyfish girl amangst us.
1 matches

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