A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

apply Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words12.5 13 16.1 11.8 36.1 0 0 0
Number of occurrences1914 4 1 0 0 0
Number of authors10 2 1

Occurrences of apply in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
d because ah only managed tae apply fur fourteen joabs this week on page 119

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
on aboot how she wis gaunnae apply fur Single Parent benefits, a on page 58
she turns sixteen she'll jist apply fur a hoose aff the council t on page 120

2 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
, like. Aw I'm needin is tae "apply" masel, she says. on page 14

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
n England will be alloued tae apply . fer Scottish passports, for
ountries. You don’t need to apply for dual citizenship. You can
for dual citizenship. You can apply for foreign citizenship and k
3 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
o see’s, whin thool hae tae apply,
1 matches

Holton, Brian An Owresetter’s Tale, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Galashiels, blog
ear, as A wis buskin masel ti apply ti the university, A spied a
in fowk, A made up ma mind ti apply for that.
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
r woeful inability tae evenly apply the Wotsit colour foundation
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ngue mair or daes the creenge apply tae thon kiss an aw?
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
void cracking, wis, “Cwid ye apply some tae wifies face!”(2019)
wifie is aat ah thocht ah’d apply tae mairriet at first sicht o(2020)

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans

@raiphsays tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

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