A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

awhile Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.3 4 10.3 5.9 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences119 2 0 0 0 0
Number of authors3 1

Occurrences of awhile in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
His exile he'll suspend awhile If it's aa richt wiher, on page 9

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
r an hame. Here, she dauchled awhile, tae catch her braith, fur he
ister's heid an daunced there awhile ahin her sleepin ee till the
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans
dy thought about this one fer awhile ? it was good though.(2020)
ierd but we passed that stage awhile ago.(2020)
s bud no heard that one fer a awhile ??(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
eFC @Fauldhouseutd1 its taken awhile - but good luck to the hoose (2021) twitter link
- the 3g at pinkie was done awhile a go too - probably the same (2020) twitter link
no seen a raker like that fir awhile lol (2020) twitter link

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