A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
ards Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.2 1 0 0 0 0 65.3
Number of occurrences111 0 0 0 0 10
Number of authors3 1 2

Occurrences of ards in Corpus

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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
a fell messy business an the ards doun at the east end o the to on page 33

1 matches


Thompson, Mark The Lost Ness Monster, (clydesburn.blogspot.com 2009) Ulster - Ards Peninsula, poetry
The Ards fowk were aa ate
1 matches

@the_gellick tweeted
boot Derry. Bilingual yins in Ards were wheeked doon efter the c (2017) twitter link
9 @GribbenC Aye, Hugh planted Ards an Greba: his brither George (2016) twitter link
;) I'd be doon aboot Newtown (Ards) yarnin wi the aul hauns a fa (2015) twitter link
@punsandrosie Loanen in Ards (fae last week!). I'm tongue (2014) twitter link
books aye have a quare lot o Ards folk yarnin in daicent Ulster (2020) twitter link
and 4 other occurrences.

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