A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

appeared Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words44.2 30 28.7 70.5 72.2 111.9 128.7 0
Number of occurrences6725 24 2 5 11 0
Number of authors14 7 1 4 5

Occurrences of appeared in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
eeplin and yowlin, and noo he appeared. Takkin haud o the puggies, h on page 76

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ts in front ae the screen and appeared tae huv entered a hypnotic st on page 35
. Then a welcomed distraction appeared ootae naewhere. In the form a on page 187
And that' when Craig appeared tae huv on page 195

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
Twa rid spots appeared on the faither's cheeks. 'Wha on page 19

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
in meh mind shi appeared. on page 58

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Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
r at that very nick the Laird appeared. An wis he no in a rage? on page 89

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Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
Half an oor later Grandfather appeared, resplendent in his kilt, the on page 94

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Christ, ah even appeared twice oan the box on page 65
Then the big fellah appeared; on page 147

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
a wytin for him. Syne a chiel appeared ca'ed Jairus, gey weel up i t on page 94
e deid, ithers att Elijah hid appeared, an ithers att een o the aul on page 95

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Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
cond efter, Geordie's faither appeared. He wis cried Mr Killy Kranky on page 60

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Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
day o da funeral, her midder appeared at da track side. Kirsten wis
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Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Teenie appeared she said "Oh it's you Jonsar,
appeared at the door. "Your late" he s
Meg appeared (nae a sicht for the faint he
ist en that Susie's hame help appeared. She demands." Jonsar jist st
n her knight in shinin armour appeared in the shape o Jonsar Eck. "N
7 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
bonny show. Fin the mannie appeared, he started tae work at the s
fit wis wrang, fin the wifie appeared an said. "div you see my
Jist wi that her man appeared, he wis a banker an, on heari
ocked at the wifies door, she appeared
body his appeared yet. Wull you gang hame an co
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Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
A fillo appeared on the corner the cat haed be
er the cat haed been watchan, appeared so suddenly an silently ye’
2 matches

Kerr, Oliwia, Sarah and Amber Fiona and the Ring, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
, oot o naewhere, a wee puppy appeared.
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Rebecca, Casey and Stephen The Baby Dragon, the Wolves and the Lassies, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
d carline cried Tricky Trixie appeared oot o naewhere, though really
1 matches

Burns, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
sh and in Scots. His wark hus appeared in mony magazines and antholo
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Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
twa warks bi Victor Serge hus appeared oan websites. He co-edited th
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Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
d ‘Doonhbamer’. Wirk haes appeared in mony anthologies and magaz
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Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Then the big fellah appeared;
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
n run ower; an, th meenit she appeared oan th ither side, th puppy h
ere eet hed bin, eet suddenly appeared agin.
Ahlice waited till th eyes appeared, an then nodded. “Eet’s n
n anither meenit th hale heid appeared, an then Ahlice put doon hur
o in sicht, an nae mair o eet appeared.
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Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
e either Latin or French that appeared in Scots aroond echty year af
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Letford, William Bevel, (Carcanet 2012 ISBN: 978 1 84777 192 6) Lallans, poetry
Pock marks appeared in Johnny's cement
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Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
ation, a distinction at onnly appeared whin you wir leukin at Shaetl
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
unner woodnymphs an seanymphs appeared at the goddess’s side.
that wheeched past her windae appeared in a corner, woven in glentin
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Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
A time-display screen appeared on Doug’s richt paw. He sha
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ma ma had appeared at the door, where she stood
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McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
dae yer job!” As the horses appeared, there wis The Red Fox, Colin
1 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
cking ma faither’s haun and appeared tae be smiling at him in an a
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
, the Wicked Witch o the East appeared. She lookit awfie like yon Th
, the Wicked Witch o The East appeared frae oot o the cloods. She wi
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McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Then a vision, o’ St Maux, appeared,
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Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
in the Great War. A crack hid appeared at the shank o the big drone
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Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
ication o historic importance appeared that should hae been gien awa
culean, pedagogic publication appeared: Glesca Uni’s three volume
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland
terday evenin, i rescued what appeared to be a bonxied Norie at da b(2019)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
r park cos the parking warden appeared cos ave never paid fir it afo (2021) twitter link

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