A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
argued Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.3 1.9 5.3 0 0 22.6 0
Number of occurrences62 2 0 0 2 0
Number of authors5 2 2 1

Occurrences of argued in Corpus

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Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
They argued it back and tae, gaun at it l
1 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
d said, it wis because we’d argued earlier in the day. That’s
1 matches


Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
ilka corner o the city. It is argued that 'french fries' arnae act on page 14

1 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
e sae fly. She stood there an argued the toss wi’ the man. Telt
1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
An argued each case wi ma wife; on page 47
ime they were playin th Queen argued wi th ither players wi nae le on page 91

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