A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nations Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words29.5 39.1 15.8 0 0 0 45.7
Number of occurrences5340 6 0 0 0 7
Number of authors23 18 3 2

Occurrences of nations in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
Not nations as before, but all within on page 57

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
ces equitably across all four nations to secure the defence, prospe on page 24
ts richt place amang aw ither nations, big an sma bit ane that is d on page 33
greement atween twa sovereign nations - the Pairliament o on page 41
Treaties that are matt atween nations cin be unmade an there's a ha on page 44
i a few sops tae the 'fringe' nations o these islands. An alang wi on page 61
Also on pages 120, 129, 136, 140
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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
out tae dry bi the 'Wealth o Nations' on page 73

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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
Representin the UK, its nations, regions an communities.
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Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
thocht tae the weys neibourin nations hains thair ain heritage leid
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
ss of the recognition o ither nations is baith oor strangest argume
e heard. A seat on the United Nations Cooncil? A soapbox on Buchana
2 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
tak its place at the table o nations.
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Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
bein acceptin o fowk frae aw nations an backgrunds. Which is hou a
1 matches

Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
and Revenues o the Principle Nations o Europe in the order o their
and Revenues o the Principle Nations o Europe in the order o their
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Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
the pagan wilds o the Viking nations. Here, wi the wind blawin owe
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
u wi the exotic fuids o ither nations whiles oor ain mair hamely fa
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Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
nks between these two Saltire nations an mak Jamaica a priority cou
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McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
ampden durin’ the auld Home Nations Championship. This is the san
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
General Assemlie o the Unitit Nations taen-on an proclaimed the Uni
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Donati, Colin Universal Declaration o Human Richts, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Lallans, government
General Assemlie o the Unitit Nations adoptit and proclaimed the
gar freendly relations atween nations aye win forrit,
e as the peoples o the Unitit Nations hes in the Chairter affirmit
Nations, the promotion o universal te
for aw peoples and aw nations, tae the end that ilka indivi
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Davidson, Alistair The Mitterand Plan, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ised tae discipline developin nations an keep thaim on the neoliber
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Syriza, an the road aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
at least amang the stateless nations. Noo, there’s nae mass anti
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
tions, primarily o the Celtic nations, it’s nae muckle surpreese
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Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
Isle o Man an ither stateless nations. This wis aboot jynin the int
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@kennethbryce184 tweeted
ad luve tae see all the home nations qualify for the world cup m8 (2021) twitter link
andteam wooden spoon in the 6 nations at this rate - same old excu (2020) twitter link


Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
tae miss oot the 'Palais des Nations', ane o the fower major warld on page 5

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Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
their nations wi glory on page 25

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Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
e. An cun only hope the other nations huv unnerstood the importance
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Will virus crisis mean a fresh stairt for Scots produce?, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
fae (be it in ony o the fower nations o the United Kingdom) accompa
1 matches


Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
An aa tha Gentile nations turn Tae warship an adore. on page 66

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
e'll tell oot justice tae tha nations. He'll no cum argyin or cryin on page 9
uk awa an skailt amang aa tha nations o tha warl. An Jerusalem wull on page 105
tha irth, tha fowk o aa tha nations wull be hairt scarred an at t on page 106
e praich thïs message tae aa nations: 'Repent o yer sïns, an God on page 112

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