A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
fairt Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.3 0 0 0 154.4 0 0
Number of occurrences150 0 0 15 0 0
Number of authors2 2

Occurrences of fairt in Corpus

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Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
her, shö began, in a peerie, fairt voice, "Please, Sir - " Da R on page 18
Alice as quick as shö could, fairt at shö wis hurtit da poor an on page 22
dit, harkin dis tae him, half-fairt at he wid be offended ageen. on page 29
Haste dee!" An Alice wis dat fairt at aff shö fled da wye at he on page 33
ta her, so dat med her no sae fairt, an on shö guid: - on page 60
Also on pages 61, 81, 83, 88, 93, 105, 122, 123
13 matches

Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
be. It's nine mile. Dönna be fairt, dey'll be comin. Dey ken wha
1 matches

Isbister, Sonny Caves aroond Shetland, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
‘Dunna be fairt boy, I’m de pal!’ said da
1 matches

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