A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

assure Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.2 7 11.4 8.8 0 22.4 0 0
Number of occurrences1410 3 0 1 0 0
Number of authors5 1 0 1 0 0

Occurrences of assure in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
"Aye" ah assure thum. "Jist went doon the wro on page 63

4 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
ck said. "At's fine bit I can assure athing is a richt. I thocht i
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
wid ait for meals bit, I can assure
assure you, you will see a lot bette
2 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
sa May went oot o her wey tae assure the Irish that there’ll be
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
FC @SaltSportsLive guys a kin assure yous theres nae chance o that (2020) twitter link
at open grass parks n a kin assure you no body will stop me - a (2020) twitter link

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland

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