A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

aunt Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words30.4 6 3.4 108.7 72.2 0 35.2 6.8
Number of occurrences463 37 2 0 3 1
Number of authors2 1 1 1 1

Occurrences of aunt in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
merest smitch of a fag, Great-aunt Lizzie. on page 54
'Tam, I knew yer aunt I'm no borin ye? on page 56

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
Ann wis alive. Wully McCoy's Aunt Linda wis wi Lesley Ann when on page 130

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
kk, up by Tullynorth, far her aunt, Lotty Menzies wad be gaither
'Ye can see yer faither noo,' Aunt Mysie telt the twa bairns.'Aa
Aunt Mysie pit her airms roon her
Aunt Mysie tuik Minnie awa, an mad
. On the neist fleer doon wis Aunt Florence's room, an on tither
30 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
a, Bappy bedd wi his uncle an aunt, Kieran's Ma an Da, Jude an C
oon cam ower tae Brian an his aunt, tuik aff his bunnet, respect
t egg tae fund himself an his aunt aroon the warld. As aabody th
3 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
come tae bring Harry tae his aunt an uncle. Thur the only famil
aid Dumbledore firmly. ‘His aunt an uncle will be able tae exp
2 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
cle, Jim Rodger, an his wife, aunt Lizzie, nee’ Jirdin, wur
Uncle Jim and Aunt Lizzie an thair faimlie. Ay,
land, whan ma uncle Wullie an aunt Chrissie flittit intil Hawick
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Drumneachie Ferm, (Scottish Poetry Library 2019) Doric, poetry
n the byre tae the hairth. Ma aunt ay referred tae her man as
rst, his loons neist, syne ma aunt an the quines. Hinmaist o aa
2 matches

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