A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
athin Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words72 58.6 15.8 0 607.3 11.3 19.6
Number of occurrences12859 6 0 59 1 3
Number of authors26 13 4 7 1 1

Occurrences of athin in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
tance, he coud bid me be gane athin ae meenit. I jalouse conditio on page 41

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
ances o the reality that even athin the waas o academia there hae on page 15
n an attitude is naethin new. Athin a year o the Wanchancy Covena on page 41
oi need tae ken whit gangs on athin the corridors o pouer) but fa on page 55
s the 'notable people' buried athin its waas. A suppose drawin at on page 60
the mither tung wuid be deid athin a generation. Yet aw ye hae t on page 65
Also on pages 67, 70, 103, 137
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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
cht took haud an shair enough athin a six month o the big fire Bi on page 59
the neist week three times an athin a month or so he wis comin in on page 60

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Lockt athin a translucent confinement, on page 49

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Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Lallans, government
orby the swatches that exists athin it. Tae evite confoondin the on page 7
Adjectives is rarely used athin an explorator text acause tha on page 11
tae spell a word, bide wi ane athin yer document. For an instance on page 12
s makkit bi chengin the vowel athin the verb, for an instance, A' on page 23
maks oot that Scots vocabular athin a bit screive is, at best, su on page 32
Also on pages 33, 44, 47
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
wee linguistic groups airtit athin a heidmaist linguistic territ
nral oncome tae thae enclaves athin the European Union (EU), the
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
ts oot lood. Nae Scots quotes athin spoken English but richt spok
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
n lifts a hale pound coin fae athin. A’m wantin tae see her lat
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
d o the wice frae thae groups athin ceevic associe in oor kintra.
Group on Scots tae hae signs athin the new £350m Holyrood biggi
ocument is expeckit tae kythe athin the neist twa-three weeks set
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
he place o the Scots language athin Scots education. It wis juist
wantin for the Scots language athin education, the meenister gied
language shuid hae its place athin Higher Still an aw. As it sta
3 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
es pentit bew outsyde an whyt athin, an wes juist the bouk fur tw
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Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
I’m the neat n tidy ane. Athin his tae be placed neatly, pre
Ma desk in oor room is neat. Athin placed perfectly. Ma wardrobe
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
egional an minority languages athin thair ain mairches an
ent. It wis daured frae signs athin the new pairlament
It wis daured a richtfu place athin the Census o 2001
ratified the ECRML for Scots athin
tae find anither new quartier athin
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
but is gien a place o honour athin it tae the detriment o Orgon'
ongue that was sittin dormant athin her waitin tae be waukened bi
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
d mobility an social contacts athin Europe. She said that „fore
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
egional an Minority Languages athin the European Union. Efter a w
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Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Boswell’s Coort, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
An rowth o bleck stour athin the laft o Boswell’s Coort.
the stifin haet up thair, athin yon derk garret:
2 matches

Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
in athin quote mairks,
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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
nt be the Rational Warid deep athin the Fundamentalist Zone. Unti
telt Rongye, it wis reportit athin a couple o oors o her landin,
Whan they got athin a day’s mairch o the mine,
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Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
the Scots community its place athin the pairlament. In the PDF do
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
epairtment shuid be setten up athin the Ceevil Service tae wyce o
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
burgh day an, as the body got athin hearin distance, they cuid he
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
in mony o Scotland's schuils athin the comin weeks.
guage tae its richtfu staunin athin cless-rooms aroon the country
Scots language bein dealt wi athin Pairt II o the chairter, the
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@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
mynd an uise Flash tae dicht athin aroon ye doon Twa meters a co(2020) search twitter


Mitchell, Kiera Fit why nae?, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
She's dein athin for ma! Athin!
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@cligeey tweeted
@aduncan59 Athin wiz(2020) search twitter

@Franwella tweeted
@LouiseNicol1 canna hae athin ma luvly so we've magic frien(2011) search twitter
aylor nae desire at a ma luv. Athin n abdy i wint's right here :)(2011) search twitter

@Manuforti1968 tweeted
@74frankfurt Athin under ae reef. Donkeys years (2019) search twitter


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
ith ida grammar an ida wirds. Athin standard English you'll hear on page V
d Scots, an Shetland dialect. Athin Shetland itsel, dey caa it Sh on page VI
adin, but hit hed nae picters athin it, or conversations edder, " on page 7
a table: shö oppened him, an athin him shö fan a peerie mootie on page 14
r, shö shön saa at shö wis athin da peerie loch o taers at sh on page 21
Also on pages 22, 24, 28, 40, 52, 75, 76, 77, 82, 89, 93, 110, 117, 122
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Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
ae wrang der'll aye be a feyt athin you atween göd an bad.' on page 6
He maks things richt athin me, on page 29
du's pitten new life athin me. on page 33
Athin dy holy place we gadder ta si on page 39
Lat ivirything athin me coose blissins on da Loard on page 44
Also on pages 47, 55, 61, 71, 137, 163, 169
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De Luca, Christine Dodie's Phenomenal Pheesic, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, weans
wir a bottle wi yalloo stuff athin hit caa’ed DISHWORTH’S FA
oot o da tinny an plunkit hit athin da pan.
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Sinclair, Lise Juist laek Maunna, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
But dey left hit t wis, t tak athin spuinfus
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Williamson, Christie Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, blog
y, an da toons an da traivils athin hit, whit hit is.
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Williamson, Christie Pre nuptial, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
athin dy raek.
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Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
mbs tae three year auld ewes. Athin meenits, da twin lumms o da '
"Aye" echoed fae da crew, an athin meenits, da lifeboats wir rea
rie Meggie', and had smashed. Athin seconds John wis
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Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
Athin Shaetlan da expression "X an
okken aboot. Laek, if John is athin a baand, da question, "Will J
kkin aboot John an da members athin his baand. Dis is a gramatica
ciative plural". Hit can come athin diffren forms, but you're ver

Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
ifferent wirds an expressions athin twa diffrent languages at hap

Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
ts, an dis is still fun aawye athin mony varieties o Scots an Eng
gland an da wider London area athin aerly Modren English.

Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
tense dø dis, an d'ir aa fun athin Wastern Europe. Dis maks StE

Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
wye tae axe fir confirmation. Athin Standirt English da tag is me
Athin Shætlan da tag is meyd wi da

Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
Athin Shætlan da present participl


Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Athin these places. on page 193

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Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
owk ‘at warks awa frae hame athin tha UK, or bes memmers o tha
til onie ither lines, ayther athin or
k thenoo, cud ye yokk til’t athin twa sennichts?
3 matches

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