A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ance Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words17.2 9 24.1 8.8 0 0 23.5 0
Number of occurrences2621 3 0 0 2 0
Number of authors5 3 1

Occurrences of ance in Corpus

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Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
id for us wis tae set oot for ance an aa that apostrophes stauni
airch an stravaig facilities. Ance this is duin the site will be
n sayin what funny they spak. Ance A'd gotten tae ken the Hawick
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Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
n awà hame an tell aboot it? Ance a sowel starts thinkin like t
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
anny, syne," Nava stertit aff ance mair, nane pit oot that her f
1 matches

Fowler, Ross Sunday Fitba wi ma Faither, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
Ance he hid cleaned himself up and
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Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
Edward’s airmy, ance it cam deep intae Scotland ef
angside the Scottish nobility ance mair. He mairchit throu Gallo
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Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
Ance ye’v taen awa aa the haar o
free fae English tyranny, an ance mair open for business. It is
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Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
ae the wheen monasteries that ance dottit the launds o the Pecht
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Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
ion o His wark. Whiles, mebbe ance a year, the council wad gie t
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Heather, Alistair Rin throu the jungle, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
ang ma watter bottle wis tuim ance mair, an ma lips war parched.
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Heather, Alistair The ghaist lichts, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
this,” says ma grandmither ance mair, an ance mair the bairns
mair, an ance mair the bairns keek oot the
se war the ghaist lichts back ance mair!
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Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Strathnaver, blog
inker cried William Chilsholm ance bade in the hoose here. His a
is hit wi a sledgehammer, its ance braw kist o marble nou duntit
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Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
he Buchan railway line. There ance wis a line linkin aa the Nort
anither bleak wasteland that ance supportit life but nou anely
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
rainin buird in the scullery. Ance the mince wis simmerin in the
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Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
h haed aboot a month ago. Nae ance durin ma seiven year o educat
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Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
r tae keep a haud o the back. Ance ye fell aff an hurt yersell a
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
wur, bot hei wis ance askit bi ae fermer tae hae ae
; muther naiter bringin fouth ance mair, frae the growthe (veget
2 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
your tongue about taxes till ance ye quat texin’ yourse’s w
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