A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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animal Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words17.1 16 22.8 5.9 36.1 22.4 0 13.6
Number of occurrences2620 2 1 1 0 2
Number of authors11 2 1 1 0 1

Occurrences of animal in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
like a vulture stalkin a dyin animal. Jist waitin fur the right mo on page 13
and pittin ma faith intae an animal that even David Attenborough on page 61
ell. She's the lassie wae the animal print ootfit. Lookin every bi on page 63

3 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
Animal Ferm by George Orwell. on page 12
urs. It's an ugsome greeshach animal, a bit like a babbie crocodil on page 131

2 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
waitet tae shae hear't a wee animal (shae didnae know what on page 38
soart o animal it wus) scratchin an scraepin on page 39

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
said, Well that comes fae an animal anaw. Aye but yi don't need t on page 86

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
A richt pairty animal the Tig! He wis ne'er ken't t on page 117

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
ention the gey strang pooerfu animal peels and pooders and jibbles on page 39
r oot tae the bothy where the animal medicines were keepit and sha on page 77
bocht a fresh supply o aw the animal medicines Geordie had used. on page 78

3 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
was awfu’ taken up with the animal, and efter starin’ steadily
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tae thee, or no tae thee?, (Brisk Northerly 2020) Orkney, blog
spouse, a beloved pet or farm animal, in the twenty first century?
1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
en wi a big bunnet made oot o animal's fur on her heid.
1 matches

Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
He arose tae his feet lik an animal o little wirt, an started tae
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
tter an up an doun the trees; animal ghaisties flittin in an oot,
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth The killin fields!, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
irs an gied tae the BBC by an animal richts chairity.
1 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
om, there’s aye some kind o animal rescue mission gaun on. The s
1 matches

Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
r. Walter Smith, an expert on animal behaviour observed, “As the
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
representative example ay an animal conceivable - wis the trigge
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
razy Cat Wifie”, yin o they animal hoarders . Forty-three cats a
came frontline sodjers in the animal rights movement. When we got
at they realised there wis an animal cruelty angle.
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
oot, will hae titles sic as, Animal ABC - A Scots Alphabet, Plan
1 matches

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