A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

appear Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words32.4 34 26.4 41.1 72.2 44.8 46.8 27.3
Number of occurrences4923 14 2 2 4 4
Number of authors15 9 1 2 3 4

Occurrences of appear in Corpus

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Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
mibbe a comet will appear on page 9

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Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
he'd appear no more than on page 36

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
and precision (Or so it would appear?) on page 64

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ma few words ae encouragement appear tae huv worked as the fucker on page 36
mind. He did, at that moment, appear tae be in his best behaviour, on page 105

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
e baldy spot at wis statin te appear oan the croon o'is heid. on page 78

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
e see it agane, put it didnae appear, an efter twarthy minutes sha on page 65

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Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Tha thrangs o mairchers soon appear, on page 31

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Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
If a boady happened to appear in a dishevelled state, they on page 44

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Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
ru' the murk an' the mist did appear, on page 30

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
'wytin fir the grim reaper te appear'. on page 86

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
oan the joab that her man'll appear, on page 115
wha should appear but ma auld frien Aristius Fu on page 126

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
on. E chiels fae Nineveh will appear fan e fowk o iss gineration a on page 100
haaken. Syne e Sin o Man will appear, comin in a clood wi muckle p on page 115

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Shepherd, Robbie Harknin tae the braw souns, (John Benjamin 2000) Doric, newspaper
ddin musicians a platform tae appear in front o an aadience an gie
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
and alwais gif he can mak it appear that he is betrothit to ane i
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Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Fin Teenie did appear she wis cripplin. Jonsar asks
oot. Fa shood appear oot o the twa middle sheds bi
sat doon an waited for it tae appear again. Aboot an oor
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Hall, Simon W. Lands o Twatt, (Brisk Northerly 2018) Orkney, blog
™ nests and shalders’ nests appear. There’s the glory o cut ha
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Cara, Dillon, Ami and Travis Bogle Adventure, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
they waited for the bogle tae appear. Muckle Matthew, Freya the ba
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Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
da muckle figure o a man wid appear, an da ring wid vanish. Da la
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Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
n", were awready stairtin tae appear. Roond blue flouers were spro
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
€” an unco race o buddies wha appear tae hae been elevated fae the
syne — oor ancestors dinnae appear to hae had onie screivit lang
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
say eet agin, but eet didnae appear, an efter a meenit or twae sh
itherwise than whit eet micht appear tae ithers that whit ee were
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Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
lex, civilisation stertit tae appear. Excess wis produced. Fowk ha
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Heather, Alistair The ghaist lichts, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
A few weeks gang by and they appear again. “Come here till you
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Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
ncient tounge, as will easily appear to him that shall compare the
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Hall, Simon W. Crackan the troughs, (Brisk Northerly 2021) Orkney, blog
le wae the frozen grunnd, and appear in unlikely places, visible a
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Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
me it is?’ ah sais, as they appear oan the landin. McDade’s we
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Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
magine the doactor as he must appear tae him; blurred and hazy as
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Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
€™ he sais, dain his best tae appear earnest.
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Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
A group ay walkers appear fae oer the brow ay a dip in
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Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
€™ ah sais, tryin ma best tae appear absorbed yet noncommittal.
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Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
r clood, Hippomenes saw a fit appear in the air. He blenked hard a
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Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ť The posters had startit tae appear on lampposts all over the too
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McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
d be hell tae pay! Barney wid appear at ma door at 12:15 every lun
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Robertson, Gary A Wee Dundee Xmas Poem, (Lidl 2020) Doric, poetry
rkey fir dennir, ah the femly appear
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Paterson, Stuart Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
elve D and G Days o Christmas appear -
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Sneddon, Alison Whit dae ye want “British vailues” tae mean?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ure i the EU haes managed tae appear varied, complex an comprehens
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@glenlivetloon tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

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