A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
pith Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words2.8 3.9 0 0 0 11.3 0
Number of occurrences54 0 0 0 1 0
Number of authors5 4 1

Occurrences of pith in Corpus

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Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
My punsis lap with pith:
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
“Please dinny tak’ the pith,
1 matches

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
ws Ae wife o muckle morals an pith o worth!(2020) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
rners? Tak them tae see the ‘Pith and Power’ exhibition at the (2018) twitter link


Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
hei yaised tae pley wi aa hir pith – ae tait owre fast fur huz
1 matches

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