A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
ats Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words67.5 27.8 235 0 10.3 0 13.1
Number of occurrences12028 89 0 1 0 2
Number of authors11 4 4 1 2

Occurrences of ats in Corpus

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Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
s be up tae mischief wee, cos ats fit yi dee fan yur wee. Yi gi
1 matches

@ionafyfe tweeted
nt in Scots is a giy boost an ats jist fit @handsupfortrad is d(2020) search twitter
@mich_scotland Ats affa kind of you to say ??(2019) search twitter

@Angela1Sinclair tweeted
@raiphsays Ats a big shame. Bit, if we awe d(2020) search twitter
@raiphsays Ocht, ats a wee shame. Ah feel fur ye b(2020) search twitter
ook “ah nivvir done nuhin”. Ats cats fur ye(2020) search twitter

@raiphsays tweeted
@chesters_mum Oh Ats weerd! Mibbe burnin aff fuel?(2020) search twitter
@Chrissiem18 Ats whit a dae!! :D(2020) search twitter
@Chrissiem18 Aw Ats whits aboot here! A luvs it!(2020) search twitter
@Chrissiem18 Oh Ats BRAW!! Well dun!(2020) search twitter
@dollydaydream53 Aw Ats lik me! A walk aboot aw a tim(2020) search twitter
and 17 other occurrences.


Mitchell, Kiera Fit why nae?, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
e winna pit up wee ma moanin! Ats fir certain!
Bit I ken ats her wey o sayin nae ti ging
2 matches

@FaeFoggie tweeted
@cligeey Ats sic a fine spottie.(2019) search twitter
@red_swiss Hai aye. Ats Maad like Bad. Nae Maud like (2019) search twitter
@248Steve @DoricPhrases Ats mochit! Needs ti be een o yon(2019) search twitter
vinStewartSNP @staceyjaneadam Ats i perfect wird ti caa yon fee(2019) search twitter
@watterloony Michty ats niche!(2019) search twitter
and 35 other occurrences.

@cligeey tweeted
es @Ali_Leith @HighlandWriter Ats the second line min it's in y(2020) search twitter
@KAZ1903 Ats, polite(2020) search twitter
@suzfirst Ats next ti watch I think(2020) search twitter
@Gaydog221170 Ats them(2020) search twitter
@73Bain Ats at West Side o the hoose(2020) search twitter
and 26 other occurrences.

@daleser23 tweeted
in live at somewhere, africa. Ats actually fit its cad. Haha. S(2013) search twitter
iggsy26 @RossAndrew7 haha aye ats a shout. Id prob do that ina.(2013) search twitter
1 @Paul_Coull @Footy_WAGs see ats fit i mean paul. Its a fuckin(2014) search twitter
good like? Im in jakarta. Bet ats banging. Fan yous gan tae ibi(2013) search twitter
@Ryaan_Legge haha ats fit tae do min. Let ma kane u(2013) search twitter
and 9 other occurrences.


@Julie_Dennison tweeted
Da amount o cars ats been troo Roe dis week is cra (2020) twitter link


Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
a han, an the' fillt baith bóats sae fu that the' near sunk. W on page 77

1 matches

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted
_mclean @nweir1 @Military_1st Ats fur tha morrow mornin, get yo (2021) twitter link

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