A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

awkward Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.9 12 14.9 8.8 0 0 0 13.6
Number of occurrences1813 3 0 0 0 2
Number of authors8 2 2

Occurrences of awkward in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
An awkward silence develops between us. on page 170
didnae make us feel any less awkward than we awready did. We baith on page 188

2 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
awkward, but that's nae bather, on page 26

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
There wis a pure awkward silence after that. Then Kell on page 26
e's went an put me in another awkward situation. It aw startet when on page 79
ter that because ah felt pure awkward, but it wis quite hard especi on page 127

3 matches

Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
laik a pack o grulshes, slow, awkward and overweight people. George on page 32

1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
ay 'I love you', but hugs me, awkward and fierce. Gies me a bosie.
1 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
aid tae Karen, Dae yi no feel awkward sittin next tae him. Whit yi
1 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
, an we'd lost touch efter an awkward message exchange on Facebook
1 matches

Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
ein self-conscious aboot thon awkward shoes I’m hirplin in an jus
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
Aat awkward moment fin ye ging tae the ci(2019)

@fairfaaye tweeted in Ulster

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
na's lost aa her inhibitions? Awkward. #Corrie(2020)

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