A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

avoidin Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.6 6 4.6 5.9 0 22.4 0 0
Number of occurrences74 2 0 1 0 0
Number of authors3 2 1

Occurrences of avoidin in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
open the front door as wey ae avoidin geein him the satisfaction ae on page 117

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
r Nicola Buchanan, ah've been avoidin her lik the plague. She's bee on page 78

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
aboot the flattened fillet an avoidin lookin it a reed-faced Chante on page 61

1 matches

Priest, Ena Bonxie Geo, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
he wid hed fir hame. Dat ment avoidin dizens o muckle, black, coors
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s gaun. Ah keep ma heid doon, avoidin eye contact an as soon as the
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
im but the cunt dinghies him, avoidin eye contact. ‘Here, ah’m
1 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
d spent months o’ ma life avoidin’ theym oan the streets an
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