A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
saed Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words96.7 0 0 18.6 0 0 1135.9
Number of occurrences1750 0 1 0 0 174
Number of authors3 1 2

Occurrences of saed in Corpus

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Giles, Harry Josephine Slipan, Sweechan, (harryjosephine.com 2017) Orkney, prose
ritirs an langwach activists, saed thit “abdee sweeches”. Or
1 matches


Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
peart tae hïm ïn a draim an saed, "Joseph, sinn o Davit, dïnn on page 1
"In Bethlehem o Judea," the' saed, "fer thïs ïs whut tha proa on page 2
sae ït cum tae pass whut wus saed bi tha proaphits: "He wull be on page 3
in. "Cum an follae me," Jesus saed, "an A wull mak ye fïshers o on page 4
Yis hae heerd that ït wus saed tae fowk lang syne, 'Dïnnae on page 5
Also on pages 6, 8, 9, 82
125 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
‘Ah'm bored.’ ah saed tae Mammy.
‘Ye dinnae know?’ she saed. ‘What aboot a game that yo
ey’re roon the back,’ she saed as she birled a buttercup in
‘Ye must lik butter,’ ah saed, an Jenny leuked up an gien m
Ah'm fed up wi BMXing,’ ah saed.
49 matches

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