A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ap Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words21.1 10 3.5 5.9 469.2 313.2 0 0
Number of occurrences323 2 13 14 0 0
Number of authors1 2 4 3

Occurrences of ap in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
st richt, cauld, wet an windy ap nae maitter hou ye dresst, ye on page 64

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
Chantelle smiled seductively ap adjustit her blue satin jumps on page 58

1 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
o e things ye acceese him o. Ap Herod didna aither, cause he' on page 119

1 matches

De Luca, Christine Dodie's Phenomenal Pheesic, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, weans
a button an keepit his finger apön hit till dey wir naethin l
LESTER. Dey wir a pooder-puff apö da tap an he balled dat in
He fan a box o CANARY SEED apö da skelf. ‘Maybe hit’ll
e saa a bottle o GIN staandin apö da dresser. Granny wis braa
6 matches

De Luca, Christine Soondscapes, (Shetland For Wirds 2015) Shetland, poetry
Apö da broo, ahint a wheeshtit
1 matches

De Luca, Christine Paes Eggs, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, poetry
apö paes egg. ‘Tak care noo.
1 matches

De Luca, Christine St Ninian's Isle, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, poetry
– is shö sits apö da alter noo – her flicht
e, on a boannie day, wi birds apö da wing
2 matches

De Luca, Christine Gaet-markers, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
laek a dorro an da haand apön da tiller
apön a steekit kame – laek in
2 matches

Williamson, Christie Guide, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
as da day at shon apö
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
nineteenth century there were ap affy lot mair Gaelic speakers
n aw oor systems o governance ap damn near ilka governmental a
2 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine An Excerpt From Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Future Fantasy, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Orkney, poetry
“A’m only seen hid fae ap on Ascraeus.
1 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
gittan too near tae her calf, ap meed a spret for the dog. Ben
1 matches

Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
he tang bed then tae be rooed ap tae run the weet.
hed gotten a lok o' tang teen ap an skailed on the green, hid
s lukin fir drift an gatherin ap aa the bits o' wid he could f
id, aye gainin a fit, or twa, ap the banks, bit faith hid wis
The log wid hae tae be braken ap at the banks an teen heem in
10 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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