A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

awful Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words12.5 10 2.3 20.6 109.3 44.8 0 34.1
Number of occurrences192 7 3 2 0 5
Number of authors2 4 1 2 1

Occurrences of awful in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
id the deed, she said. That's awful, said Harpreet. Aye, ah said. on page 58

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Bot childer carred wi awful faer, on page 18
Yer fashion flits sae awful soon, on page 19
Truth wull blush wi awful faer on page 26
It chargeth forth thein awful clout, on page 48
Ir ein succumb til awful cowld on page 49

5 matches

MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
e howked oot, new - fangled, awful shrill.) on page 18

1 matches

Logan, Kirsty Lego, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
l it for a million. It looked awful, but ma sister said she’d p
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
and the last months hid been awful as the dementia teen a hud o
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@daleser23 tweeted in Doric
@RossAndrew7 kane. Sum awful defending fae benfica like(2013)
lin41091 aye. Watchin fitba. #awful(2013)
@MikeyForbes1 haha aye awful like(2014)

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@glenlivetloon tweeted in Doric

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney
@DonegalDrift That is most awful fine, beuy!(2020)

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted in Shetland

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