A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

appearance Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words19.8 22 23 17.6 36.1 0 11.7 13.6
Number of occurrences3020 6 1 0 1 2
Number of authors13 5 1 1 2

Occurrences of appearance in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ton, likes. Wae it's run doon appearance and steel bars acroass it's w on page 182
the same undeniable shattered appearance as me. Ah didnae even need ta on page 187

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
an appearance, on page 96

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
en, whin shag notice't an odd appearance in the air: it puzzelt hir a on page 84

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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
wi general approval an their appearance on the pier at Leith, tae tak on page 25

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
r an ma Auntie Jackie made an appearance up at ma gran's: whilst the a on page 56

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
day, until Chairlie made his appearance, they lay hiddled in their wa on page 9

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
elt me he wis cae mak a coort appearance; gin he didnae on page 125
Tae enhance the appearance o ma home on page 141

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Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
stick aboot his appearance, bit nae wye wid he say fit h
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Haggis tasting notes, and whisky pairings, (Brisk Northerly 2019) Orkney, blog
product has a bonny speckled appearance, like the breist o a Mistleth
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Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
e o that democracy, wield the appearance o injustice against the fact
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
n, when she noticed a curious appearance in th air: eet puzzled hur a
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Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
whether before or after their appearance in Scots.6
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Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
stereotypical glaiket-leukin appearance o fuils. Houiver, aa o the an
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
Scots Tung aboot his youthfu appearance, Wullie reponed, "A doot it's
When he makit his first appearance alang wi The Broons in 1936,
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Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
h just thought he’d make an appearance soon enough, when he needed i
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
the Links, makin a lichtsome appearance.
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
id that it wad chynge EBLUL's appearance an ootleuk. He said that, "Up
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
nt an itherweys licht ootside appearance. We're aw fameeliar noo wi ch
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The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
hats nor rifles ivver made an appearance only bein stuff aboot some la
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Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ed i physical form, his first appearance sees him cawed tae the aid o
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@OrangRuth tweeted in Ulster

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
& blooming sasuge macks a re-appearance! Bit she is getting a'contine(2018)

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
noo. She's lost her kittenish appearance.(2020)

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