A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

around Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words38.1 23 45.5 32.3 108.3 22.4 35.1 0
Number of occurrences5840 11 3 1 3 0
Number of authors11 7 2 1 2 0

Occurrences of around in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
hough hud her quickly spinnin around on page 63

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
f fillins. "Who actually goes around speaking like that Robbie She on page 8

1 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
er. Bit fin they played "Rock Around the Clock", Grandad took Barb on page 94

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
C is for the candy trimmed around the Christmas tree... on page 40

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
down everything that happens, around Hillies and in my life. I've on page 89

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Pits huv been the wey o life around here; on page 67
r verse, wis probably pit oot around 35 BC, an wir written tae ear on page 101

2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
e of the cave to be infinite. Around were numbers of eagle like me
1 matches

Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
ty adaptable, when wolves are around, they’re more vigilant and
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
flair an tables, Daft Punk - Around the World comes oot the stere
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
“The virus tends to peak around this time, if that’s the pr
d to the SCATA centre. It’s around the side of the hospital. The
out this thing that’s going around... the coronavirus. If that
Yes, the virus tends to peak around day ten, but you’re not inf
4 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Around yon corner tall,
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
around, an A’ve nivver been the sa
e the growthe (vegetation) aw around mei; thaim byous sichts o new
2 matches

Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
ey gathered coo-scones fae aa around in the summer time an dried t
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
us storm twisting and weaving around your thoughts? He is coming…(2016)
h means when a dog/puppy runs around in an "unsound of mind" manne(2017)

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans
nd it had bunkers all the way around in the kitchen so a had nae s(2020)
indy, jist fk the games going around messing with it, they can wai(2020)

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@_DawnLeslie tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
MarkusFeehily you should hang around fir @NickyByrne Show tae! xxx(2015)

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans
hat was spoken in Scandinavia around the same period. But(2020)
re plenty o’ soaps and stuff around us! a can remember when a was(2020)
h lassie based in Oxfordshire around ‘85/86, she was excited fir (2020)
n me if there any noise issue around me! But yawnin is new tae me!(2020)
r than other cities and toons around us! https://t.co/uvFsDyXlID h(2020)
and 1 other matches.

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney
@HuwDWilliams Always around for a blether, Huw!(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
nowt - n remember what goes around comes around n thats the good (2020) twitter link
bizzo yesterday - what goes around comes around - massive respe (2021) twitter link
and one of the best defenders around - great to see pixie on the (2020) twitter link
@edinburghpaper what goes around comes around - for downmarke (2020) twitter link
uys m8 - the draconian rules around fitbaw the noo - r laughable (2020) twitter link
and 7 other matches.

@shaetlan_rose tweeted in Shetland

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern

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