A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

awn Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words14.4 9 17.1 2.9 144.4 0 23.4 0
Number of occurrences2215 1 4 0 2 0
Number of authors6 1 1 0 1 0

Occurrences of awn in Corpus

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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, newspaper
sense o déjà vu aboot yeir awn bairnhood fescination wi nudi on page 5

3 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
‘Naething. I awn them.’
‘Ye awn the starns?’
‘Kings dinna awn things, They reign ower them.
‘Hou can a bodie awn the starns?”
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
he Scots Executive's gaun tae awn that it haes a policy for Sco
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
Grant, “tho A maun awn at thai wesna alane i the spu
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 177, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
I hiv tae awn tae bein embarrassed at bein
t frae him seems tae want tae awn up tae no bein able tae unner
2 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine An Excerpt From Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Future Fantasy, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Orkney, poetry
gien neows o her awn, myndan on only
Darling’s silence aboot her awn parents,
etchan tae marrae Darling’s awn,
unspaekable barman. Whan her awn
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
o Scots speakers that didnae awn tae speak Scots at aw, giein
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
Masel, A’ve nae idaia whae awn’s thum noo. Gin A mynd rich
Lairds at kan bloust at thay awn mair nor
2 matches

Donati, Colin Universal Declaration o Human Richts, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Lallans, government
1. Awbody hes the richt tae awn gear his lane as weel as in c
1 matches

Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
See, its no eneuch tae jist awn that Scots is a language, we
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
s Tung", when in fack A canna awn tae be oniethin ither nor a 7
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric

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