A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
art Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words30.4 28.8 39.6 37.1 10.3 45.2 19.6
Number of occurrences5429 15 2 1 4 3
Number of authors30 16 8 2 1 1 2

Occurrences of art in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
Whase art ootlives the artist. Mynd: He on page 5
Ti Paris, politics and art, And leukin up auld haunts. on page 22

2 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
wisnae known fur it's vibrant art scene or welcomin personality on page 85
Mean, what's wae aw the poncy art, eh?" He motions acroass the on page 136

2 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
s somebody wha hud brocht the art o joukery-powkery tae the pea on page 102

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
innae get onie acceptance as 'art', on the grunds that the cult on page 75

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
she'd reappeart in school fur Art sixth period an noo she wis a on page 83
The radio wis on in oor Art class this afternoon an aw yi on page 117
that wis on standby cause oor Art teacher Miss Flynn wis aff an on page 118
arlene went an faintet in the Art department the day. She said on page 138

4 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Prestwick, newspaper
xa Rutherford haes retired as art editor, an Owain Kirby haes t on page 5

1 matches

Donati, Colin Scots A Statement o Principles, (Scots Parliament 2003 ISBN: 978-1-899920-02-1) Lallans, government
itherins o documents, warks o art an architecture, historic big on page 22

1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
inks, thy, thou, thine, mine, art, unto, speaketh etc. etc. jui
1 matches

Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
n be that thrawn platform fir art an poetry tae mak an brak ilk
ht hinder the freedom o their art. Scots labbyists sneer at poe
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
oosh hotels an palaces in the art deco sough an it haes nae
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
A page frae the Art of Music
A page frae The Art of Music, Collecit Out of all
5) declared in 1579: “[T]he art of musik and singing … is a
k we hae frae the time is The Art of Music, Collecit Out of all
otland — declared: “[T]he art of musik and singing … is a
5 matches

Holton, Brian An Owresetter’s Tale, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Galashiels, blog
on. In whit wis a state-o-the-art language lab A learned masel
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
inds her talent in conceptual art but disnae forget the aulder
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
mair important yin o’ oor Art teachers! A mind askin’ the
1 matches

@jax6754 tweeted
n that said here is some o my art o Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, S(2017) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
@tasty These ur works o art. It's painful tae watch thum (2020) search twitter

@ThonJacobite tweeted
sted o' bein confined tae the art studio a' day every day in is (2021) twitter link
ment has turned lyin intae an art form. Ah've never seen the li(2021) search twitter

@StuartPoet tweeted
new book. A woman's voice and art particularly worth heeding an(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ed, noddin it the state-o-the-art kennel at the Maan o the Hoos on page 63
ered beds or our state-of-the-art 'Stand and Tan' booths." on page 81

2 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
he wid sit at his state o the art computer deein his articles f on page 94

2 matches

Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
ace of Brussels'. The 'Comics Art Museum' is the place tae gang on page 14

1 matches

Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
Joan applied her art on page 32

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ara an his wife hid pioneered ART – the "age-reversal treatme
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
They gollached doon cheese, art broth-mix an tapioca. They et
s an quines war peintin in an Art corner, an playin in the san
2 matches

@DoricPhrases tweeted
ribute tae a Gray’s skail i' Art student fur her Degree Show p(2017) search twitter
student aat Gray’s skail i' Art Aiberdeen - sometimes she an(2017) search twitter
pallets tae Gray’s Skail i' Art students fur their graduation(2017) search twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted
can di a jint show in yon new Art Gallery fan it opens. #doric (2019) search twitter
@air_ingy I'm weerin ma Art Monk shirt. Mon the 'skins. I(2021) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
Trip tae the granite city Art Gallery with my dochter yeste (2021) twitter link


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
A real work o art, laek whut they can be, on page 71

1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
llt, this museum is more o an art gallery. The sixties classics
1 matches


MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
for dust thou art on page 23

1 matches


Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
n in Dumfries and warkt as an art teacher in Dumfries and Gallo on page 91
populate yer art. on page 103
intae an art much firmer. on page 104
but still yer Art intact. on page 106

4 matches


Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
For thou art wi me an thy cruik An staff, on page 68

1 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Nor polished art. on page 6
Nor public art: on page 28

2 matches

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