A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
arch Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.4 2.9 5.3 0 20.6 0 6.5
Number of occurrences83 2 0 2 0 1
Number of authors5 2 1 1 1

Occurrences of arch in Corpus

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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
osite erm ower the heid in an arch an streitch the ither doon th
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
rae ane o Soutar's poems, The Arch, "As the day is broken on the
aphy, Auld Wife's Sang an The Arch.
2 matches


Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
er hochs and walked ablow the arch o the wee brigg. There wisna
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
e cellar. She showed them the arch he came oot o and left throug
1 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
vin; for ee thing, du sees da arch at I hae ta geng trow nixt, w on page 85
oer or sae, dey wir soarro an arch ta be seen, an every last pla on page 93

2 matches


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
ive: fur instance, thur's the arch A hae tae go through nixt waa on page 84

1 matches

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