A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
mats Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words2.8 3.9 0 0 10.3 0 0
Number of occurrences54 0 0 1 0 0
Number of authors4 3 1

Occurrences of mats in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
ee o the laddies. Oor sleepin mats were made oot o reeds, that w on page 9
n, and rose fae their sleepin mats. "A great lion has sneezed," on page 18

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
milk boy left on folk's door mats. You're sad, ah tolt him. Ma on page 140

1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
e the stitches in the crochet mats ye yaised to mak at the schui
1 matches


Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
shö wad drap ontae da crash mats, bouncin back up wi a peerie
1 matches

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