A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ayrshire Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words39.4 21 60.3 5.9 0 22.4 35.1 6.8
Number of occurrences6053 2 0 1 3 1
Number of authors14 2 0 1 3 1

Occurrences of ayrshire in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
een sent fae his hame ower in Ayrshire tae bide wi an auntie at on page 22
e toun that very day back tae Ayrshire. An fae then on his road wis on page 24

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Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
uite posh even tho he cam fae Ayrshire. Anywey, ma mammy alwis stuck on page 76

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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
Aiberdeen an is bydin noo in Ayrshire but her nor-east backgrund in
1 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
JOSEPHINE NEILL an Ayrshire lassie born an bred, nou leev
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Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern, poetry
NEILL wis born in Prestwick, Ayrshire. Eftir a wheen years in the R
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Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
LSON wis born in New Cumnock, Ayrshire. Eftir an engineering apprent
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Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ne Scots. Tak Burns: he mixes Ayrshire dialect wi Doric an English -
1 matches

Dornan, Stephen The Widenin Sheuch, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
odded in jail for treason. An Ayrshire Laird caaed Hugh Montgomery,
el eneuch; hooaniver, anither Ayrshire man, James Hamilton, nebbed i
magg in wi airmies an the twa Ayrshire men, Montgomery an Hamilton,
3 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
dren warld. Aiberdeenshire an Ayrshire, Borders and Dundonian are bu
1 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
laves in Fife, the Borders an Ayrshire.
1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
s be some form of distinctive Ayrshire speech, Caithnessian usage, L
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Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
ans stert back at the schuil, Ayrshire dominie John Hodgart, in the
vel, such as Brian Murray’s Ayrshire Scotlit workin group, an the
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Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
d (such as Glaswegian, Doric, Ayrshire, Shetland and Lallans)”.
1 matches

Gillen, Charles Fifty Nine, (Ullans Press 2005) Ulster, poetry
Rid Roan, Blue Roan Ayrshire
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
s Billy. Braw photie o twae o Ayrshire's finest. We'll haud furrit a(2020)
@CateranEco Ah mind o Ayrshire poet and activist Sam Gillila(2020)
nd loss. Am fae a lang line o Ayrshire/Nithsdale miners. There was a(2020)
otsAgen cannae hae owremuckle Ayrshire bards (leevin yins especia(2020)
tslanguage Born and brocht up Ayrshire, been in Gallowa the past 8 y(2020)
and 22 other matches.

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
rshire Thanks Kirsteen. As ma Ayrshire guidbrither said yestreen, “(2020)
r wis in yiss ilka day in the Ayrshire Scots o the 1950s, sae I stil(2020)
ken that gin ye stick wi guid Ayrshire fowk, ye cannae gae wrang! ht(2020)
wston, c1956 aye, an bein fae Ayrshire kye, it wis gey thick an crea(2020)
e dizzy wis an alternative in Ayrshire.(2020)
and 4 other matches.

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@fairpechtoot tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans

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