A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

amount Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words15.8 19 16.1 11.8 108.3 22.4 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences2414 4 3 1 1 1
Number of authors11 3 2 1 1 1

Occurrences of amount in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
Ah've hud tae take a worryin amount ae paracetamol these past cou on page 175

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Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
at here, as thir is an amazin amount o information atween the batt on page 84

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
o a fair amount o wild behaviour, fechtin wis on page 30
Sae eftir a fair amount o encouragement (an twa three on page 38

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
yi the exact calories an the amount ae fat that's in them: Wotsit on page 147

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
But if we draw the same amount frae oor wee pile, on page 106

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Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ae pit-on wi her. She hid ony amount o friens. Fower o them wad su
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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
y. We cuidna pruive it an nae amount o nyow
Whit-lik buddie desydes the amount o warrand i sicna kess?” ax
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Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
wae gey near twice the right amount o neck, which wis gey handy f
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Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
at her that she’ll ‘never amount to anything in life’. A lad
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Hall, Simon W. Crackan the troughs, (Brisk Northerly 2021) Orkney, blog
he sheep. Sheep can stand any amount o cowld, as long as they are
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Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ot ma pocket an pinch a small amount between ma thumb an forefinge
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Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
whit seems like an inordinate amount ay time he eventually gets he
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Hutchison, Pat Bulletbroo, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
y startit shootin ana. Wi the amount o lead fleein at him it wiz o
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Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ontents. Ye’ve nae idea the amount o tabbies I got that wye. But
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@jamie_ginger tweeted in Southern

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

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