A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

at's Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words120.9 16 5.7 499.5 36.4 67.1 0 27.3
Number of occurrences1835 170 1 3 0 4
Number of authors3 8 1 3 1

Occurrences of at's in Corpus

In order to avoid violating copyright law and abide by 'fair use', only up to the first five occurrences of the search term are displayed for each article.

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
At's the vyce at teemed the kirk, on page 6
n the air. Ah'm jist sayin - at's a dose o peels ye'r oan." on page 9
the class. Ah wintit te say, "At's fit preservin the Doric's aa on page 10
In hairstin parks an earth at's bare. on page 11
"At's dependency," snortit Rosie. " on page 15
Also on pages 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 36, 39, 41, 43, 44, 45, 48, 50, 51, 52, 55, 56, 57, 59, 60, 62, 65, 67, 71, 72, 74, 79, 80, 83, 85, 86
70 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
an, hae cum tae luk for thaim at's loast, an tae save thaim." on page 101
doon ïs nearhan. Then thaim at's ïn Judea maun tak tae tha h on page 105

4 matches

Sutherland, Hazel Biggin Da Dess, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
to ta turn da hay on da parks at's no been colled yet. Back an f
1 matches

Hardie, Buff Dod 'n' Bunty, (Evening Express 2000) Doric, newspaper
at ye. The picter o' health. 'At's yer Sunday porridge that's de
'At's richt. Deid simple.
'At's nae excuse. A bit o' common c
'At's aa'richt, 'an. So fit ye moan
4 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Dry an quait, noo at's nae ony surprise,
Day comes oot gran at's a surprise.
A wee touch o frost at's fit we feel,
En the win dis rise at's nae a surprise,
Eence mair a day at's fine an dry,
52 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
Noo here's a day at's bitterly cauld,
Richt bonny day noo at's the story.
Spring? or Winter? at's the cry.
an said." At's' fine at that's settled, noo
Eence mair a day at's fine an fair,
35 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
handlin' o't. Brian wis gweed at's darg, like a terrier; he cud
1 matches

Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
am musta cracked up it us cus at's just silly! Mind we iways lef
1 matches

Tait, John M Lallans 60 - Da Odyssey (1-75), (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, poetry
At's tirn wi him for da blinndin o
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
'Olivia. At's nice.’
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric
@johnnydee72 Sherrene? At's nae a Torry quine I'd wager!(2016)
@KrisSoutar at's awfa rare min! (Sharp intake (2015)
@NeilDrysdale 'at's a gie sair look in' fit mon! (2015)
er hinger in yer sark Quine? 'At's a fair set o' shooders!(2015)

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@glenlivetloon tweeted in Doric

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric

@Cobradile94 tweeted in Lallans
'At's me an aw https://t.co/FvHejvy(2020)
@scotslanguage 'At's awfu big(2020)

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland

@HJosephineGiles tweeted in Orkney

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