A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
groon Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.3 2.9 0 0 10.3 0 13.1
Number of occurrences63 0 0 1 0 2
Number of authors5 3 1 1

Occurrences of groon in Corpus

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Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
, but it'll ne'er get aff the groon wioot political action. We ma
1 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
hether there wis snaw on' the groon' or
1 matches

Crawford, Ross Awa in a Dwam, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
on intae the knowe, as if the groon wis made ae quicksand. Ailsa
1 matches


Sinclair, James Murmansk, (Scottish Poetry Library 2019) Shetland, poetry
r peerie an you could hear da groon
1 matches


King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
oose, her legs pinned tae the groon wi the stappers o twa red rol
fast, but ma feet skelpt the groon that fast ah cud hae won the
2 matches

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