A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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amiss Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.9 9 5.7 14.7 36.1 22.4 0 0
Number of occurrences125 5 1 1 0 0
Number of authors4 3 1 1

Occurrences of amiss in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
a borin cunt that widna go amiss, on page 3
yi will go amiss. on page 31

2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
n he noticed aat somethin wis amiss. on page 60

1 matches

Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
nockin I kent der wis sometin amiss. We haaled, an up cam da bag,
1 matches

Hardie, Buff Dod 'n' Bunty, (Evening Express 2000) Doric, newspaper
ommon courtesy widna hiv come amiss. Onywye, it wis a terrible ta
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
there wis nae sign o onything amiss, tho thon could hae bin a lee
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
d, Pat Duguid cud fin naethin amiss, nae as muckle's a warnin fur
a wee quinie o daein onythin amiss…they wad hae acceptit the r
2 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
ed bi 'OOT' - that widna gan amiss.
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
r tae the Cooncil widnae gaun amiss!
1 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
a coo that something hid gaen amiss wae.
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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