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Use in varieties of Scots

apologise Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.6 10 5.7 17.6 0 22.4 11.7 0
Number of occurrences135 6 0 1 1 0
Number of authors5 3 1 1

Occurrences of apologise in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ut the door ah shout doon tae apologise tae the boay. on page 163

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
Vi wis jist aboot te apologise fir Sandy, an didna imagine t on page 32
routine, an Ah'm nae gaun te apologise fir aat." on page 86

2 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
didna spik the Doric there. I apologise for the language a wee bit, b
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
Taiblet STW maun apologise for the receipt in Nummer 110
1 matches

Johnston, Shaun The Forkie Gollach, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
She marched me in and made me apologise tae him. Worst than this she
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Sorry aboot that, ah kin only apologise. Lucky fur me ye could fit me
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
see Michael in person and tae apologise for his pension bein stopped.
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
sit doon. Jessie started tae apologise for athing but he said nae ta
“Now, James, I want you to apologise to Jessie for scaring her dow
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland

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