A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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aroond Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words165.1 62 204.7 29.4 757.9 828 46.8 0
Number of occurrences250178 10 21 37 4 0
Number of authors36 5 3 17 1

Occurrences of aroond in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
yne and the path had tae jink aroond them. In atween the boolders, on page 59

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
Wha dug aroond in that there cave And, muckl on page 17
luidy deid, and aa its launds aroond. The spires o the castle an o on page 75
o smoke, though. When lookit aroond, my Uncle Nick wis gane. Ther on page 78

3 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
blin thoats which are circlin aroond ma heid like a vulture stalki on page 13
okin tree or summit. Yae see, aroond here, it's no the courts ae l on page 15
As ah turned aroond ah wis faced wae Matty Johnso on page 20
ndians. Take a long hard look aroond. Hings are doon aw acroass th on page 21
tly, ah hear aw the time folk aroond here complainin that these im on page 22
Also on pages 34, 50, 52, 65, 75, 92, 101, 103, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 146, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 173, 174, 177, 182, 183, 184, 190, 91, 196
39 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
tall eneuch tae reach things aroond the kitchen but she kept a we on page 13
hen they stopped. They gawped aroond the room. There wis naebody t on page 40
gonnae let hersel ge, pushed aroond by the Heidie. 'Ah huv tae te on page 80
t, wis a haundy thing tae huv aroond. on page 160
or they silly dabbities lyin aroond that huv tae be dichted every on page 187
Also on pages 190, 198, 208
8 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
es, it's been a pleasure bein aroond so many creative minds. Ta... on page i
As flees do gether aroond shite, on page 4
an wrap wir tongue aroond thi raggit on page 26
thi were ah gathered aroond thi kale pot on page 40
eh canna go aroond thi world on page 48
Also on pages 63, 68, 69, 120
9 matches

McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
large aroond a rusted coatless cleek. on page 16

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
the braw chocolately smell aw aroond him. on page 8
Wee Chairlie keeked slawly aroond at ilk ane o the fower auld f on page 16
Thir lucky five will be shawn aroond by me personally, and they wi on page 23
s Baffie said, pittin an airm aroond Chairlie's skinnymalinky shoo on page 35
ferent sizes hingin fae belts aroond his boady, and ilka noo and t on page 40
Also on pages 45, 51, 54, 56, 59, 71, 85, 100, 125, 128, 135, 139, 142, 143, 144, 150, 155, 170
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Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
suss it aw oot, I'm somewhaur aroond 52nd or 53rd maist popular th on page 7

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Let's build a fence aroond St. Pauls, on page 93
Then briefly stopt, an turnt aroond. on page 140

2 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
r hovernut, wi reid lichts aw aroond its ring, heidin strecht for on page 14
inkians were rinnin an lowpin aroond the circles, ettlin tae pick on page 18
w back doon? But it didna. Aw aroond the stadium, hovernuts danced on page 25

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Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
e scutterin aboot, nae hingin aroond, nae wunnerin if a parucular on page 17
Yon, he thocht, keekin aroond him, wis aboot aw fae the clu on page 21
Geordie foond himsel dauncin aroond the bilin pot, chantin unco w on page 34
orin oot o her neb and blawin aroond the room. on page 41
some gey unco-lookin chookies aroond here if ye cairry on like thi on page 89
Also on pages 92, 99
7 matches

Mainland, Jim Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
t played on beneath da soonds aroond him - on page 28

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Sutherland, Hazel Biggin Da Dess, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
at spells me. I twirl me rake aroond in my haand as we walk doon p
t, oot an in, up da rig. Turn aroond, da sam again.
in da middle. I turn my rake aroond ta get a better leverage an b
igs are clean an wir staandin aroond watchin an waitin. Dan it's t
4 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
sels. Du'll see dem waanderin aroond da warm-up area tagidder, der
du kin see it. Dey'll bounce aroond, runnin on da spot, gigglin a
?' I stiffened, faert ta turn aroond fur whit shö mycht see in me
3 matches

De Luca, Christine Dodie's Phenomenal Pheesic, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, weans
onywye. Dat, he tocht, luikin aroond him, wis aboot aa fae da bath
1 matches

Tait, John M Lallans 60 - The Three Hooses, (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, weans
Whan thay war aa settled aroond the muckle mahogany table -
1 matches

De Luca, Christine St Ninian's Isle, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, poetry
o saandiloos aroond his feet, chastin froad
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Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
I noticed at da wind wis geen aroond aesterly. Geordie noticed tö
n yet no onnly dat. An da men aroond aa sayin, ‘Boys, you're dö
2 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
bade on the module as it flew aroond the Moon. Sindry progs haes b
colours. As thir baunds gaes aroond thay fash ane anither an mak
richt wi mony objects birlin aroond its mass. The first human tae
the objects maun'a been gauin aroond Jubiter. In thae days Galileo
at's in the sooth is daurker. Aroond the middle gird o the planet
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
The competeition attractit aroond 200 entries frae aw ower the
1 matches

Williamson, Christie Böd, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
aroond da wirld aroond
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Jamieson, Robert Alan Frisk Waatir Troot, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
roond an aroond Melbie logh.
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Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
ce a da stack, an watchin aal aroond, I hurries ta da hoidey holl.
Da whole place turned aroond aboot me. My hert bunged a my
2 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
rofession!’ An he lookit aw aroond at the planet o the geographe
untie chiels-that is tae say, aroond twa billion growen-ups awtheg
t me drumly, an pit his airms aroond my craig. I felt his hert dir
3 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
he owld man hugged Mr Dursley aroond the middle, and walked off.
ad, peedie planets were movan aroond the edge. It must hiv made se
2 matches

Laurenson, Hannah Lisa Da Maa's Eggs, (Hands Up For Trad 2019) Shetland, prose
but and ben hoose, we nobody aroond wis for miles and da nearest
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Gilmour, Rosie Haimster Pairty, (Scots Hoose 2016) Lallans, weans
She rolls aroond the flair insteed wi her muck
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Manson, Finnley Wir Beach, (Scots Hoose 2017) Shetland, weans
My dug is splashin aroond in da waater
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Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
ttle wirt, an started tae oag aroond. He didna keen whar exactly h
1 matches

Walterson, Barbara Da Trow o’ Fogla Skerry, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
o strang, lucky-lines wis aa aroond me. My lips wir craacked up,
1 matches

Isbister, Sonny Caves aroond Shetland, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
in Sandsound! Dey lookit all aroond for da trow but dey couldna f
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Mindin on Willie McIlvanney, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans, blog
wa-three years Willie reenged aroond Scotland fundin, an bein fund
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Tae Kathleen Jamie, an ither Scots Scrievers, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
illains that hiv been scoukin aroond the ootskirts o the leid this
apairt. We're aw jist floatin aroond in the vacuum o silence, thra
2 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
s o the words ringin roond an aroond in it" is jist whit I feel wh
1 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
s o the words ringin roond an aroond in it. Ah could feel them in
1 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
. Evidence o Yorkshire wis aw aroond me, o coorse. Ilka nou an aga
allenged or dismissed bi fowk aroond me. Scots are guid like yon.
2 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
keep uisin their phone voices aroond me. Slawly, the English act w
1 matches

Grubb, Adrian Bungee, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
ee harness hing oan that went aroond me. Ma feet were then pit in
1 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
me, so ah took one last look aroond then at the baw, sprinted up
1 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
He wiz lookin aroond the queue as he stood there c
He turned aroond n looked behind um tae see a
He turned aroond tae look at wit his group eh
3 matches

Fowler, Ross Sunday Fitba wi ma Faither, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
ul-man were kicking the fitba aroond the gairden messing aboot.
1 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
imes a wid find her wandering aroond the house panicking cause she
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
ime as she went doon tae look aroond hur, an wunder whit was gaun
until there was a muckle pool aroond hur, aboot fowr inches deep a
n th tide rises an sharks are aroond,
med tae listen, th hale place aroond hur became alive wi th strang
4 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
e at that stage, gaan waddlan aroond, aboot as much use as a stran
Sheu gaed her coffee a steg, aroond reflectively, wi her spune, a
ther managed tae git the rope aroond her. Charlie got the ither en
I deudno swill the claes aroond wi me hans for the waater wis
st waded in an trampid id aal aroond wi me rubber beuts till maist
16 matches

Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
wey we unnerstaund the warld aroond us — haes their origins in
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
French that appeared in Scots aroond echty year afore it did in En
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
manuscripts copied some time aroond 1230–50. It haes intil’t
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
ie bield tae William Wallace. Aroond the time o Wallace’s straiv
Wallace gaed hame aroond 1303, an wis neist seen fecht
2 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
re’s sae mony haivers spake aroond Wallace that ye maun feel tha
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
sic a fouth o carvit stanes. Aroond twa hunner o them exist, in i
istory. The few damagin myths aroond them ar the sneckit lock on t
2 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
iriage vintage trains rattlin aroond an aboot the hielands, gangin
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
conventions; cairit oot in an aroond the hoose, on ae particlar ni
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
we haed aft been in Pitlochry aroond hairst time an seen the adver
1 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
eukin efter aa o the wildlife aroond us, is, in the wirds o Presly
1 matches

Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
Tories heeze theirsels up til aroond 21% syne thir unnaitral and w
nae packs o wolves schauchlin aroond the place the muckle fat lazy
their cooties and moving them aroond the perk. Haudin the elk popu
n the wolves wi radio collars aroond their thrapples their kills a
4 matches

Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
good morneen and welcome tae Aroond Orkney fae the BBC. The news
1 matches

Letford, William Bevel, (Carcanet 2012 ISBN: 978 1 84777 192 6) Lallans, poetry
Puddles wur jumpin aroond the sparky's feet
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
h hink, shinin ma phone licht aroond the garden.
Ah ring a taxi, wrap a scarf aroond ma face, and cover ma hauns w
least ah’m no bein wheeled aroond like the last time ah wis in
3 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
through the light and see aw aroond the thing efter it marked me
1 matches

Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
g sticks must be still kickin aroond. Mibbie this bugger’s no hu
1 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
,’ said Snorl, ‘Jist turn aroond.’
tae yawn, an Doug wis snowkin aroond for a guid wormhole tae tak t
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
aureen wis alloued tae follae aroond on a residency an, that's job
1 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
fir centeries.” He gestured aroond the singil ruim that doobled
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Was jist aroond the bend!
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Sneddon, Alison Whit dae ye want “British vailues” tae mean?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
erty, inequality an injustice aroond the warld is faur greater nor
in tae enable vulnerable fowk aroond the warld tae realise their f
ice for men, weimen an bairns aroond the warld. It is a vote tae d
3 matches

McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
tooshie that’s been creatit aroond it is important, an tae ma mi
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Potemkin Pairty, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
s in control o whit happens aroond thaim, an that can be trustit
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Great Divide, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
cht-wing commentators rallyin aroond the reid baunner haes been a
pendence vote maistly coherin aroond the SNP, this leaves the tane
2 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
nburgh the nixt day, the buzz aroond the National Collective event
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
guage is celebratit ilka year aroond the wurld? There are several
There are several contentions aroond Scots spellin an there is nae
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
i Luath Press Ltd., somewhaur aroond Aprile 2002. Tae gie it its f
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
n monthly issue is tae be oot aroond 16/17 Aprile wi a circulation
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
n "old Scots" wis spoken frae aroond 1100 tae aboot 1700 an modren
modren Scots haes juist been aroond frae efter 1700, threapin his
r juist tae fill up the space aroond the fotie. The'r nae need for
3 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
afore his fingers could close aroond it, the penny was somehou up
1 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
Aa aroond him, waark gies oan; a useles
Hid's wallie tail culd wrap aroond the earth an crush it wi a sh
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
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@DaibhidhABEB tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
in France. It's no like ye're aroond the corner fae me. Nane o ma (2020)
nerstaun why Axe keeps Spyros aroond. Whit dis he even dae? #Billi(2020)

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
continue tae wrap their airms aroond us. I dearly wish ah wis wrap(2020)
isJohnson Wrappin their airms aroond the throats o wee bairns an f(2020)

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland
i mind many moons ago walking aroond a midden and suddenly being s(2020)
averocks / skylarks, scurryin aroond feedin. I'm feelin gratitude (2020)
@Carmond_K I took a walk aroond my childhood homerange the ot(2020)
Carefully creep and crawl aroond da Keen o Hamar and you may s(2017)
d like they were on a mission aroond 0730.(2020)
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@shaetlan_rose tweeted in Shetland

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