A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
asian Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.2 7.9 7.9 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences118 3 0 0 0 0
Number of authors8 6 2

Occurrences of asian in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
accompanied by a young skinny Asian boay who looked shy and extre on page 189

2 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
Wi thon Asian flu. on page 115

1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
ade kinnen that is seen throu Asian een, a tradeetion that haed i
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
An Asian faimlie that rins a post offi
1 matches

@Chazzbat tweeted
unnerstaun the pressures East Asian folk pit on thumsels tae luik(2020) search twitter
Sonia disnae look Asian. Ah widnae ken if Ah passed h(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
r is that the bird flu or the asian flu lol (2020) twitter link


Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ir groupie t-shirts wuvven in Asian swyte shops. Gin they'd bit l
erin financial sweetenins tae Asian directors tae jyne his compan
2 matches

@fittiecrooners tweeted
telling me that yon Polish & Asian lads aff the boat like it, bi(2018) search twitter

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