A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
amongst Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words20.8 18.9 26.4 18.6 20.6 45.2 6.5
Number of occurrences3719 10 1 2 4 1
Number of authors19 7 5 1 2 3 1

Occurrences of amongst in Corpus

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Lallans

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
e bog and Aldo's standin here amongst the fans, smug as yae like. A on page 111
ah cannae spoat sight ae him amongst aw these feel gid pairty goer on page 169
penitentiary, as it wis kent amongst the locals. That wis until ah on page 185
arnin they baith began arguin amongst themselves. Then a welcomed d on page 187
ise fae aw the excited voices amongst the other first-year students on page 189

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Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
greens, coorie-doon places in amongst the middens. Jist eight, Ah k
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Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
intae a slither ay free space amongst aw the claes. ‘Whit’s up
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Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
like surface, perfectly still amongst the translucent haze ay vapou
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Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ely spoken ay, unwritten code amongst cunts like us that dictates t
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Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
In amongst these crowds ur yer trendies.
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Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
resence caused a bit o a stir amongst the locals, guinea fowl and s
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Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
n eftir, they fund themsel in amongst some turbulence. The basket o
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Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
oo we were up tae oor oxters! Amongst the support material for scho
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@MartinBroon tweeted
an the right feet! ??. Get in amongst them! ????????????????. ?????(2019) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
@MusselburghAth laddies a gem amongst diamonds m8 lol - luv the we (2020) twitter link
ds @GirlsSexyGirls_ an adonis amongst men lol (2020) twitter link
am gonna feel like a vip in amongst vi-pees - place is barry guy (2020) twitter link
he highlands sorted oot - up amongst ma brothers n see if a kin se (2020) twitter link

Doric

Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, poetry
Fin am doon amongst ma queets!
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Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
re and bend doon to fummle in amongst the dirt wie ma hands. I pull
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Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
irst she couldna see onything amongst the last year’s growth unti
rown a napalm type grenade in amongst them. Naebody could get near
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Hutchison, Pat Bulletbroo, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
he big broo, gid doon a treat amongst the weemin fowk at dances in
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Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ipe Major Macinnon faa sorted amongst bagpipes. Jeemicky cairried t
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Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
fortune I tripped and rolled amongst the tabbies. Nae a man known
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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ie backed awa an near fell in amongst the coal pile. There wisna on
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@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
en o’ oor ain hoyed thon cat amongst the doo’s.(2019) search twitter

@cligeey tweeted
nert o sitting roon the table amongst feels(2020) search twitter

Orkney

Forkin, Ellen Sea o Dunder, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
Amongst the dunder o riot
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Shetland

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
#nurdles in amongst da seed where twite were feed(2020) search twitter

@shaetlan_rose tweeted
tounded and so thrilled to be amongst the company on those shortlis(2020) search twitter

Southern

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
crystalite amongst clouds obscure on page 52

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The Westender Mairchers did oor toon prood, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
ei se mony high schule pupils amongst the mairchers.
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@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
mple answer is language usage amongst NE and Sooth is a muckle gap!(2020) search twitter
ble bollocks!! Just put feart amongst us!(2020) search twitter

Ulster

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
A siren crept amongst oor kin, on page 47

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