A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
abain Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.2 0 0 0 0 0 130.6
Number of occurrences200 0 0 0 0 20
Number of authors3 3

Occurrences of abain in Corpus

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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
The glarry forth waits ower abain on page 19
But soon abain a', abain on page 27
Owl wutness, points abain on page 35
An abain a', on Corkey, lang hame o th on page 38

5 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
pin aal roon the chimley jest abain hir: thin sayin tae hirsel "T on page 39
'Up abain the worl yae fly, on page 72
hadnae baegun mae tay - naw abain a week or sae - an what wi t on page 112

3 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
'Oor Faither that bides Abain, on page 6
A follaer ïs no abain hïs taicher, ner a sarvint a on page 9
ha sheuch? Tha follaer ïs no abain tha maistèr, but whaniver he on page 80
heids aboot ït. Yer Faither abain kens whut ye hae need o, an on page 92
o tha Loard. Peace ïn Haiven abain, an glorie ïn tha maist heic on page 102
Also on pages 105, 110, 112
11 matches

Fenton, James The Lade, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
an gappin, cairried doon frae abain the brig whun the lint-watter
1 matches

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