A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

anticipation Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.9 8 10.4 8.8 0 44.7 11.7 0
Number of occurrences159 3 0 2 1 0
Number of authors5 1 1 1

Occurrences of anticipation in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
he joint ah hud pre-rolled in anticipation ae ma final act oan this plan on page 14
s. Each yin ae thum waitin in anticipation tae hear the commentator mutt on page 35
here freezin oor baws oaff in anticipation ae the referee blowin his ope on page 105
oolin at the mooth in excited anticipation at bein greeted by the new me on page 159
kly quieted doon the cless in anticipation ae her pendin announcement. on page 189

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
The air wis thick wi anticipation es the second hauf stairtit a on page 60

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
the bairns' faces, shinin wi anticipation, an kent he wis beat: fin it on page 36
ivellin Stem-Mull an mynd the anticipation an excitemint o the day o the on page 93

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
grups the quill, quiverin wi anticipation on page 56

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Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
still taste the anticipation o him blowin wan up takin
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Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
t hovers, suspended in silent anticipation afore divin fearlessly, drapp
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Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
r missile, turnin her back in anticipation o the explosion o gless afore
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland
I'm enjoyin da anticipation. One o da joys o livin in She(2016)

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