A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
ayeways Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.7 9.9 2.6 0 0 0 6.5
Number of occurrences1210 1 0 0 0 1
Number of authors10 8 1 1

Occurrences of ayeways in Corpus

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Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
Ma Maw's ayeways on ma case aboot me leavin ha on page 23

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Fallin hus ayeways been a village Pit, on page 82
nd beggin Augustus tae 'think ayeways o him as ye dae o me' Suetoni on page 102

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Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
tae be "half-Scotch". Ah wis ayeways weel impressed. Regional iden
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Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
fakers - an sic the story his ayeways gane fae Alistair's video bac
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Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ad oot the door, ‘there’s ayeways trouble at they gemmes.’
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Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
when ah get tae it. Tam an I ayeways sit here when we’re in. ‘
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Pennie, Ellen The Wheesht, (Scots Hoose 2021) Lallans - Greenock, poetry
in yer heid the now that’s ayeways wantin scrievit
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
But now he's auld and ayeways cauld,
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@johnstone_shane tweeted
@Lenniesaurus Ayeways yaised thi wurd stoat meanin (2021) twitter link


Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
ot. An’ then the English is ayeways lurkin’ there – is it the
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@MarkThompStuff tweeted
Donaghadee ayeways has Broons or OorWullie annua(2019) search twitter