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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
tarts Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words13.3 1.9 2.6 0 72 79 45.7
Number of occurrences242 1 0 7 7 7
Number of authors6 2 1 1 1 1

Occurrences of tarts in Corpus

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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
ckin tae mak jeelies an fruit tarts.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ickerin like a couple ay auld tarts.
1 matches


@Manuforti1968 tweeted
est. Foo's aht for a couple o tarts? https://t.co/HeIqJ38BmD(2020) search twitter


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
Wha Stöl da Tarts? on page 109
Wheen o Herts, shö med some tarts on page 111
deep voiee, "Whit dö you mak tarts oot o?" on page 116
dat man be whit he did wi da tarts, you ken - " on page 123

7 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
Whae Stole th Tarts? on page 107
Queen o Hairts, she made some tarts, on page 109
id in a deep voice, "Whit are tarts made o?" on page 114
at must b' whit hei did wi th tarts, ee ken " on page 120

7 matches


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
Wha Stole the Tarts? on page 108
ueen o Hairts, shae made some tarts, on page 110
id, in a gulf voice, "What ir tarts made o?" on page 115
must bae what hae did wi the tarts, yae know - " on page 122

7 matches

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