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Occurrences of roond in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011) Lallans, weans
Ye'll see that he wis a gey roond laddie. If ye saw him dauneri on page 49
ia gonnae see a snake snorled roond yin o the brainches, but that on page 60
the trees, wi the puggies aw roond aboot her, wavin tae her, cry on page 68
haill thing ower wi icin. Tae roond it aff, she stuck a wheen rei on page 71
d they were aw soon gaithered roond it, and the windaes tae, keek on page 74

5 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017) Lallans - East Central, poetry
But the word got roond aboot Norrie's Law: Wis their on page 17
Or the ither wey roond Like you'd been on the bevvy. on page 25
magandie!' He lookit at me an roond aboot. 'It wisna like this pl on page 74

3 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019) Lallans, weans
e place, she sterted daunerin roond, seekin somethin else. on page 7
uffle and exclaim the news aw roond the clachan and ayont, but no on page 12
rd Kipling. She stravaiged aw roond the world while aye sittin in on page 15
appears tae be strapped in aw roond the body tae stop it fawin oo on page 21
a line o glue richt dinkly aw roond the rim o the bunnet. Then sh on page 24
Also on pages 30, 35, 41, 43, 46, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 63, 64, 84, 88, 95, 104, 106, 108, 114, 115, 122, 124, 133, 138, 140, 141, 150, 153, 168, 169, 178, 181, 199, 202, 206, 208, 231, 232
51 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
flock roond yi as yi lift yir tanker on page 4
roond thi kale pot. on page 41
jist fir anither roond, on page 49

3 matches

Rennie, Susan The Teeger that Cam for his Tea, (Floris Kelpies 2018) Lallans, weans
An syne he had a guid look roond the kitchen on page 10

1 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020) Ulster - Comber, poetry
An birls it roond his wrist on page 32
Roond tha fiel that day. on page 35
roond fameeliar spaces, on page 46
Tha Mournes birlin roond his heid; on page 53

6 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016) Lallans, prose
it, and a muckle high waw aw roond it, and reek boakin fae its l on page 7
de ye could see the whites aw roond them. 'Is aw this really true on page 16
ut wi as mony cheynes wrappit roond them as ever, and Mr Wonka wi on page 20
se, wheedled Chairlie, turnin roond and offerin it tae Granda Joc on page 35
He quickly lookit roond. on page 49
Also on pages 53, 61, 71, 72, 76, 83, 87, 90, 91, 95, 104, 105, 111, 112, 120, 121, 122, 123, 125, 139, 142, 146
44 matches

Sutherland, Hazel Biggin Da Dess, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
fore da haands a da clock wan roond ta ten, Dad wid be oot in da
hard wid; no square peg in a roond hole for me but fashioned nea
2 matches

De Luca, Christine Dodie's Phenomenal Pheesic, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, weans
An in, as weel, gud a muckle roond box o POODER. Hit wis caa’e
Dey wir a roond cairdboard box markit FLECH P
2 matches

Sinclair, James Makkin Hame, (Shetland For Wirds 2018) Shetland, poetry
meids as da mirkenin fell aw roond. Jamsie
As shu swang roond, he felt trowe his feet
we'll be roond da ness in a minute ur twa.'
3 matches

Sandison, Iris Da Tree Peerie Grice, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, weans
ce yon wye, so he took a turn roond da back o da hoose, ta see if
1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
jist the heavy rocks tae gang-roond the new Sun. It wis the stert
size an syne claucht tae gang-roond us for evermair. We cry this
ld that taks 248 year tae gae roond the Sun. But in 2006 Pluto, a
shy o 88 Yird days tae wheech roond, makkin it the fastest planet
affa lang day acause it turns roond on its aixis jist aince ilka
26 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
o the sark and begun tae birl roond and roond
and roond
2 matches

Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
roond the bleezin fire.
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
s shuid be mair the ither wey roond wi the Scots writers movin ma
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
mmy McFadden's feet. He birlt roond an blootered the ba intae the
1 matches

Jamieson, Robert Alan Frisk Waatir Troot, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
roond an aroond Melbie logh.
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
Coffins stude roond like open presses,
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Big Schuil, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
"Hou wad ye bring her roond?"
A keikit roond the bus at some o the big las
the ither side. Whan A leukit roond at the Kinchie fellae the war
3 matches

Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
an bit denner we teuk a turn roond the toun, an nae wey could I
ur the war nae trees forby aa roond aboot it. "This is Cairnsmill
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
. This happens the ither road roond an aa, fae mither ti bairn, l
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
will draw ye a railin tae pit roond your flooer... I... I didna k
’ he said, ‘I coud hap it roond my craig an tak it awa wi me.
‘Nou the planet birls richt roond in ae meenit, an I dinna hae
three strides tae gang richt roond. Gin ye dander slaw, ye will
He hankit himsel roond the wee prince's ankle, like
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
SAC gart thae bodies tae send roond a statement o their function
ional tung, an sae Bob emailt roond his cronies girnin aboot acad
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tame Hogmanay, (Brisk Northerly 2017) Orkney, blog
ht happen. When Hogmanay came roond there wis a mixture o trepida
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. New Lambs, Owld Stone, (Brisk Northerly 2017) Orkney, blog
ents o blue whin that lie aal roond the site. In the corner o me
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Bonny Isle o Sanday, (Brisk Northerly 2016) Orkney, blog
nger Emma on a scheduled walk roond Spurness, whar sheu shows us
lder. Migrant goldcrests flit roond the geo in the morning sun
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
seen. Then he jerked his heid roond tae luk again. There wis a ta
ked back. As Mr Dursley drove roond the corner an up the road, he
2 matches

Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans, prose
uld you no stencil wee hearts roond
1 matches

Rebecca, Casey and Stephen The Baby Dragon, the Wolves and the Lassies, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
e day as Rebecca wis wanderin roond the gairden she saw whit look
1 matches

St Luke's Primary Schuil, Midlothian The Mayfield Moose, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
the hoose. The moose boonces roond the gairden. A baudran starts
1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
s staundin upricht and rinnin roond and roond the byre like it ha
and roond the byre like it had never be
2 matches

Burnett, Colin Ordinary Criminals, (colinburnett.co.uk 2019) Lallans - East Central, prose
hought tae masel as ah turned roond ‘’Please, God, dinnae lit
everywhere. Ma mates hud been roond tae watch the game last night
2 matches

MacMillan, Angus Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
roond its shooders,
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
awready stairtin tae appear. Roond blue flouers were sprootin ag
1 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
est tae mak up for it. Dottit roond the place wi a daud o Blu-Tac
1 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
and soonds o the words ringin roond an aroond in it" is jist whit
1 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
and soonds o the words ringin roond an aroond in it. Ah could fee
1 matches

Lamb, Gregor Lamb’s Tales, (The Orkney Dictionary 2005) Orkney, prose
ellt me thit the car wis just roond the corner and tae go and sit
!’ he said, ‘Ah’ll turn roond.’
2 matches

Crawford, Jack The Pluffer, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
a pea at his heid. He turned roond and I got him in the lug. Fan
class and the teacher turned roond and said "gi me that pen it
2 matches

Harvey, Lewis Crash, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
So a trailed ma feet roond the corridor. A thocht a wid
ful she wis. They then turned roond and telt the heidie that she
2 matches

Johnston, Shaun The Forkie Gollach, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
ckit wi fit a said. He turned roond wi a glower and started tae s
in the car and drove me richt roond tae the mannie’s shop. She
2 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
ight hing. Ma ain wife turned roond tae me and telt me that she a
tell the world ah’d nipped roond tae ma sister in laws the oth
2 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
o cupboards an book-shelves: roond an aboot she saw maps an piet
There were doors aw roond th hall, but they were aw loc
ore,” said Ahlice), an tied roond th neck o th bottle was a pap
ower!”, an they aw crooded roond eet, puggled, an askin, “Bu
hale pairty at yince crooded roond hur, ca’ oot, in a confused
41 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Nine Fragments - III, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
ae ae day whan the simmer cam roond, Ísabel wis gangin her gate
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
h we aw hae tae get oor heids roond is no that the biggest
yer wey aboot, ye'd turn roond a corner tae find anither new
2 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
e stated, “wae’ll tak her roond here on the rope whin sheus g
ae id fixed but hid never got roond tae id.”
Hid fleytered roond his ankles,
Hid tottered roond on swayan legs,
n hid is a trachle that comes roond every eer,
6 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
film raither nor discussions roond the man himsel. This seems a
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
it sooth ower the Waa, an cam roond the coast bi boat tae pit the
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
a cloot, ilka bairn wis birlt roond an pyntit at the string. We e
, it wis time tae coorie doun roond the deein fire, eat oor aippl
2 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Daein it yersel, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Onybody keekin roond the door yestreen an seein me
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
gie support tae worthy causes roond aboot.
weel eneuch lit. We could gae roond wi confidence, wioot the worr
, yellae. Braithtakkin sichts roond ilka bend. In pairts, muckle
Gaein roond by the Scots Pairlament, hirp
4 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
denner, she wad drap five wee roond doughbaws intae the pan tae g
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth The killin fields!, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
on the estates, it’s an aw-roond killin spree wi man, their ma
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Bairns ootside, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
war weel kent by awbody bidin roond aboot. They wad see us fae th
rope, a pile o wid stackit up roond him! His jylers awa in for th
n heid first doun the brae an roond the corner like luge drivers
3 matches

Uri, Antonia Naewey tae bide, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
for a fact that mony fowk fae roond aboot the North-East nou see
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
Roond aboot the time o last year's
1 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
and white shirt. Ah drove hur roond the bend, even then, but she
Ah put an arm roond hur back. “Ma wee sparra.
2 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
thers hud the baws tae wander roond ghostoons. Ah keep scrollin b
keep scrollin before ah look roond ma bedroom. Ah’ve gat it ju
finger inside, poked a finger roond, before goin tae toon oan ma
n’t know,” ah say, lookin roond the room ah’m payin though
God knows ah’ve driven hur roond the bend ower the years.
13 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
it so's I could wrap my brain roond tight wi a wall o heidache, j
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
t for the Edwart ane tae gang-roond aw thae fremmit kintras, haei
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ian, an anither defiant rally roond the reid baunner i Morningsid
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Potemkin Pairty, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
wee bittie closer, or popped roond the back o the village for a
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Great Divide, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
trauchles tae get their heids roond this (“They votit! They dec
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
-makar, weaver o dreams an aw-roond soond lad an freind o The Sai
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
h I lik tae think I swung her roond tae votin Aye. At onie rate,
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
t bairns an eddicational tour roond the hoose that wis thair hame
ose that wis thair hame. Gaun roond a corner, they cam face tae f
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
sales packman takin the gate roond maist o the shops in Scotland
1 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
lie-formed. Haein a guid luik roond aboot hissel, he didnae see a
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
kle swall o chynge in kintras roond aboot for Scotland no tae be
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric
Lost ma v plates roond the back o peep peeps. #happy(2020)
@gdwood01 I'll be roond tae pick up me lunch then(2020)
Fit y roond?(2020)

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric
ionately ken’t as ‘Bunksy’ roond e’ toon(2019)
n squirrel dunce is a belter, roond the haaal twice and oot the b(2015)
ah hear yi'v 'em in abundance roond yer gaff?(2015)

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric
lichbck Neist time. Bosies aa roond(2020)
@Kennysc89883981 My femily roond cove Wye hiv a collie. Bonnie(2020)
If I'm nippin roond till I shoppie. Is it ok to w(2021)

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
ndy net & fishing rod the day roond the corner fae ma hoose in Fi(2016)
uses fer a pensioners day oot roond the distilleries? Likely a he(2017)
Back hame fae ma trip roond the country & took in yon Bra(2017)
he nicht and fit dis she turn roond and say! Yer an archaeologist(2020)
ye on aboot I say! She turns roond & says yer eyewis digging up (2020)
and 2 other matches.

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
sage is "Panto season is just roond the corner!"??. Happy weekend(2015)

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney
me indeed. Heup hid disno com roond again. Surely no..wance bitte(2020)

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
e. He phones. Sys he can come roond noo, then soonds pit oot that(2020)

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
ma airms aroond a Tory. Richt roond its throat.(2020)
rue Bob. I cannae get ma heid roond the fact that yon bag o shite(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
get knocked oot in the first roond lol (2021) twitter link
1 m8 al b walking ma dug shep roond the park lol (2020) twitter link
@EdinburghLive_ ffs - rally roond n pay his fine - typical pol (2020) twitter link
is beemin when the scots came roond - o happy days (2020) twitter link
ight for dream toppin n al po roond lol (2021) twitter link
and 5 other matches.

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland
I didna get roond to takkin up my totties last (2016)
I'm sailin roond da edge o da world damorn on (2013)
edge o da world damorn on da roond Foula race and da Walls regat(2013)
I canna get my head roond dat Kris Kristofferson is goi(2013)

@jamie_ginger tweeted in Southern
world gane by and hev a look roond aboot is. 27 folk in the bar.(2019)
A jist ka get ma heed roond why folk like spaghetti. What(2019)
@StuMcCulloch yir roond. #butwheyisgettingthedrinksin(2012)

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster
pes, would gar your heid birl roond.(2014)
26 @JBrokenshire I'll hae him roond for a feed o champ an a hauf-(2016)
I cannae get my heid roond it ava: can you no aa gie ove(2014)

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