A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ash Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.8 11 5.7 5.9 0 67.1 35.1 13.6
Number of occurrences155 2 0 3 3 2
Number of authors3 2 0 3 2 1

Occurrences of ash in Corpus

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Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Wae mae ash plant unner mae oxter on page 13
Wae mae ash plant unner mae oxter on page 14

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Is all that ash burnt roses leave, O Di's sad on page 44
Hud a fowr tier black ash Hi-Fi shelf on page 140

2 matches

MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
ash-light peepan. She gret fur th on page 19

1 matches

Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern, poetry
litter, burn up an turn intae ash
1 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
o mud an ash in an effort tae keep
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
tle beauty in a cloud strewn, ash grey sky.
1 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
doon in a tiny spray, a kindo ash landing in the dark on the ye
nder if that’s because this ash wis a dead thing, and water i
2 matches

Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001) Southern, poetry
gae covert, still hauds human ash.
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

@shaetlan_rose tweeted in Shetland

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