A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

anchor Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.2 8 5.7 8.8 0 44.7 11.7 0
Number of occurrences115 3 0 2 1 0
Number of authors4 2 0 1 1 0

Occurrences of anchor in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
Eh wish that eh kin anchor yi, on page 21

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
land boat in an she's droppin anchor in the roads jist the nou.' on page 35

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
The ship slips anchor in the Firth o Clyde, on page 19

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
eks the rule, eg "francheese, anchor".
k len wirds: ache, anarchist, anchor, Bacchic, character, choir, c
2 matches

Williamson, Christie Guide, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
Du is dat anchor
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
shty fishin boaties bobbit at anchor. The lift wis the colour o a
1 matches

MacMillan, Angus Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
the ae mune oor anchor
1 matches

Williamson, Christie Da windirs o technology, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Shetland - Yell, poetry
lay a deep, owld anchor
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
k I may start gan tae Croon n Anchor ????(2018)

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