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Use in varieties of Scots

ambition Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.9 8 6.9 5.9 0 0 11.7 0
Number of occurrences96 2 0 0 1 0
Number of authors5 2 1

Occurrences of ambition in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
yae, but ah wis yince full ae ambition tae. Aye, that watch ae ma gr on page 19

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
An ma personal favourite oan ambition an gettin abeen yersel: "Ah, on page 7

1 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
moment his come ti fulfil the ambition o half a life-time!" on page 94

1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
different branches o Sums — Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, a
1 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ince I cuid crawl my life’s ambition wis tae hae a dug for my very
Aa that is by the by, ma ambition wis tae hae a dug and eventua
2 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Ignorin’ ambition, tae heed conscience’s voic
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

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