A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

amna Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.2 3 16.1 0 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences1414 0 0 0 0 0
Number of authors3

Occurrences of amna in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
no leein, Grannie. I swear I amna.' on page 52

1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
‘I amna a weed, the flooer answert, d
‘I amna feart o teegers, but I hae a
. As for the muckle beasts, | amna feart o them. I hae my thorns
‘I amna fond tae doom a bodie tae dai
wi you,’ the tod said. ‘I amna tamed.’
5 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
“I amna feart o the Cretan bull-man,
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
from the centre of town and I amna sure there are buses that din(2020)
BCRadioScot I ken I ken but I amna gaun tae rival ye i the singi(2020)
uld tweedie sweetie or gin Ah amna.. A'm 56 an this year hae the(2020)
@TimMorton2 I maun confess I amna ower sure (siccar) what preec(2020)
@realDonaldTrump Wha kens, I amna ower siccar thon his ony haud(2020)

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