A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

anxiety Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.9 12 16.1 2.9 0 44.7 0 6.8
Number of occurrences1814 1 0 2 0 1
Number of authors8 1 2 1

Occurrences of anxiety in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
sandwiches. Ah'm riddled wae anxiety. Sae unsure ae massel that ya on page 48
an a hoat summers day. And ma anxiety induced boady feels numb wae on page 54
tty grand. Tae soothe Bruce's anxiety, ah try tae gee him a few wor on page 158
paralysed mixture ae fear and anxiety. It isnae until ah wave him a on page 160
e soothe ma alarmin levels ae anxiety. That wis until ma faither de on page 186

5 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
whar anxiety an stress on page 79

1 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
in ower haes shoother wi some anxiety, "What a funny waatch!" shae on page 70

1 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
her fears meltit awa. An her anxiety at the thocht o gaun throu aw
1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
he confusion, the beltin, the anxiety. It led me at first tae hate
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ae the subject, rampin up the anxiety an paranoia a few notches. Ah
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ually that settles me when ma anxiety’s through the roof, but it
eathed a word aboot ma health anxiety tae Senga, and ah’ve nae in
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
uggling wae depression and/or anxiety disorder or stress tae gie Re(2020)

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

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