A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
approve Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.5 4 7.9 18.6 0 0 0
Number of occurrences84 3 1 0 0 0
Number of authors8 4 3 1

Occurrences of approve in Corpus

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Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
clothes the Grim Reaper would approve o. But fur aw she probably sc
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
s haein the richt tae name an approve acause it wis thaim that haed
1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
for the Scots Pairlament tae approve whit fowk gets tae
1 matches

@ThonJacobite tweeted
books fae the man. Ah dinnae approve o buying fae Amazon so ah'll (2020) search twitter


Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
n heard o Jeeves, an he widna approve o his ongyans." on page 94

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
rmless pleisurs, tho he didna approve o them.
1 matches

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
raw the worlde in. Geddes wid approve. (2020) twitter link


Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
r hoped afore, becis he didna approve o imagination.
1 matches

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