A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

sid Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.2 5.7 2.5 22.3 7.9 22.6 0
Number of occurrences137 1 2 1 2 0
Number of authors6 2 1 1 1 1

Occurrences of sid in Corpus

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Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
I says tae Gus, “Whit aboot Sid, he didnae constantly lee tae
tantly lee tae ye, did he?” Sid (Gus’s guid-faither recentl
“Ah’ll gie ye that yin, Sid wisnae intae that mendacity m
y week. Pair o wasters, I ken Sid didnae trust them, Doris disn
i Gus and Doris no long efter Sid had kicked the bucket, Elsie(
6 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
“A couldni’ mind whit ye sid, Sur. Sae A thocht if ye hit
1 matches


@daleser23 tweeted
ll boys a fuckin gype. I miss sid(2013) search twitter


Facebook link (Orkney Reevlers 2021) Orkney
ho bides in that hoose?’ 98 sid ‘whar’ and 16 sid ‘who
‘whar’ and 16 sid ‘who’. I wis interested b


Williamson, Christie Slainte Bard, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, poetry
krap ad i kkaw sid o riam rid
1 matches


Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
128/129). Sid Anderson an faimlie fallaed t
tae the best o ma knawledge, Sid’s grandson is nou the ferme
2 matches

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