A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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The word 'alfie'

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
alfieOccurrences normalised per million wordsOccurrencesAuthors
Total Corpus0.511
ORK - Orkney
SHD - Shetland 7.9 1 1
CAI - Caithness
BLA - Black Isle
NNB - North Northern B
NNA - North Northern A
MNA - Mid Northern A
MNB - Mid Northern B
SNO - South Northern
DUN - Dundee
ABN - Aberdeen
DOR - General Northern
NEC - North East Central
SEC - (South) East Central
WCE - West Central
EDN - Edinburgh
GLA - Glasgow
LAL - General Lallans
SEA - South East (Borders)
SWE - South West (Galloway)
SOU - General Southern
DUL - Donegal (East Donegal)
WUL - West Ulster (Letterkenny / L'Derry)
CUL - Coleraine Ulster (North Antrim)
BUL - Ballymena Ulster (Mid Antrim)
SUL - South Antrim (Between Sixmilewater and Belfast)
BEL - Eastern Ulster (Belfast)
PUL - Peninsular Ulster (Ards)
EUL - East Antrim (Larne)
GUL - General Ulster
SYN - Synthetic (no region)

Occurrences of alfie in Corpus

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Shetland

@shaetlan_rose tweeted
cRatter Yes! I’ve also heard Alfie say “dey’d geen tae da limp(2018)