A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ass Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.9 6 3.4 11.8 72.2 0 0 0
Number of occurrences93 4 2 0 0 0
Number of authors2 3 1

Occurrences of ass in Corpus

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
ed Mary fa sat at Jesus' feet ass eard aa att he said. Noo Mart on page 99
t God says till him, 'Ye feel ass, iss verra nicht yer life wil on page 102

2 matches

Ireland, Mark Wi A Facey Like Yours, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
ret a han. She’s niver been ass pleast ti see ‘im in ‘er
1 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
day he sits afore the hairth, ass gets in his hair and claes;
and gied a rift, and threw up ass and guffan reek
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
- lets get oot there n kick ass (2020) twitter link

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