A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
among Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words30.4 9.9 18.5 55.7 288.2 67.7 0
Number of occurrences5410 7 3 28 6 0
Number of authors24 7 5 3 6 3

Occurrences of among in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
A child of the shamrock Lost among the thistles. on page 55

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
behaviour, fechtin wis common among the yunger menfowk an withoot on page 30
cam a cry from a bonnie lass among his freens. Ithers took up th on page 87
Among the Resurrection men, on page 113

3 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
y and spik posh when they are among their ain folk. In the north-
“There are among us those who feign, wid treat
2 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
grass or crouch in waitin in among the docks thit rattled teir d
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth For the fat romantics, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
5. Ain o the heighest leevels among the OECD. Its frichtenin tae
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
him an Jesus sayin " Lat him among ye at has ne'er sinned nane c
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@Chazzbat tweeted
d in jewellery fer centuries, among ither things.(2020) search twitter


Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Doric - Dumfries, poetry
eftir the photie, 'Among the Turnips' on page 119

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Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
He thocht he wid get relief among some bushes, bit fin he got b
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
It is hard to be one among many . . .
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Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
. You’ve got to stop living among the wreckage of the past.’
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
Beannie Rannie wiz famed among the fisher fowk for her knowl
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
soner. An argument hid set up among the fowk githered aboot as ta
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
likin, so I’d a gweed raik among them. I got a twar three that
1 matches


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
He flietered in among them, an grabbed wan fat an b on page 96

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Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
Ah'm sittan there among them wishan I wis in the pub. on page 81

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Hall, Simon W. Haggis tasting notes, and whisky pairings, (Brisk Northerly 2019) Orkney, blog
and the morsels o meat dotted among the oatmeal mean the cooked p
1 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
will be da wheer ta come oot among da fok at walks wi der heads on page 9
n dark haal an waander aroond among dat bricht flooer-beds an cö on page 11
t dry ageen: dey spak it ower among demsels, an efter twartree me on page 25
wis glinderin aboot in faer among da trees, dey wir a peerie sh on page 40
addick-stöl, an oagit awa in among da girse, an as he guid, da o on page 51
Also on pages 53, 54, 65, 73, 77, 79, 80
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Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
said, 'Lat wis pit some grund among dis watter, an da grund we'll on page 3
left dir hame an gied ta bide among da fremd. Da boys mairried lo on page 17
Wha among wis can clim da Loard's kame? on page 31
May du aye reign among wis; may on page 93
. Fir da Göd Man pat his son among wis no ta judge wis bit ta gi on page 135
Also on pages 155
8 matches

Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
took dat day, an no a whitin among dem. Beuys I hoop you hed a g
1 matches

Sinclair, Lise Juist laek Maunna, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
Among da silver tusk an haddocks
1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
onversation, at the workplace among the blue-collar workforce, or
1 matches

@tattooedselkie tweeted
Gaelic in the Northern Isles, among ither things!(2021) search twitter
hit really is fine tae be in among books. https://t.co/0a36jNaRl(2021) search twitter


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
eemed tae b' th high heid yin among thum, ca'ed oot, "Sit doon, a on page 24
"But Ah dinnae want tae gaun among mad fowk," Ahlice remarked. on page 63
at last in th bonnie gairden, among th bricht flooer-beds an th c on page 75
, maistly Kings an Queens, an among thum Ahlice recognized th Whi on page 78

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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
among yer creation, at haes appeari
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@officialAliRed tweeted
er carers for decades and are among the loveliest people you’ll (2019) search twitter

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