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Use in varieties of Scots

abeen Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words55.5 14 1.1 238 0 0 0 13.6
Number of occurrences841 81 0 0 0 2
Number of authors1 11 2

Occurrences of abeen in Corpus

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ourite oan ambition an gettin abeen yersel: "Ah, on page 7
t imsel in the mirror at hung abeen the muntelpiece. "Ere's naeth on page 54
The brass bell abeen the door tingilt es they gaed on page 69
shaft o stewy stars at dunced abeen the fleer. on page 74

4 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
ike Caesar's, will need ti be abeen suspicion. Ye micht be flatte on page 94

1 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
Wollaston, his vyce still nae abeen a fusper. on page 8

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
orrice hut his heid on a beam abeen the bar an syne fell backwyes on page 16
e fir them aat thinks they're abeen ither folk - canna bi deein on page 25
a cloud o shite flees hoverin abeen him. on page 32
the ootline o Gertie towerin abeen on page 41
d' cause ere wis a reed licht abeen her door an she wis nivver sh on page 63
Also on pages 78, 84
8 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
er, ""God's blissin is on ye, abeen aa weemen, an his blissin is on page 80
railt him tll e broo o e hill abeen e toon sae they mith keess hi on page 86
ernaum, reesed up till e lift abeen, ye'll be cassen doon tae the on page 98
ll be fowk att' gie me a reef abeen ma heid'. He cried on aa e ma on page 108
el." There wis vreetin putten abeen his heid in Greek, in Latin a on page 119
Also on pages 121
6 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
e time. En ere wis the basket abeen the garage door so he cood
abeen his broo. He wis in the Circl
2 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
is the sin, wi blue skies up abeen.
Cauld in the mornin bit fine abeen,
Bonny sky up abeen as the day passes awa,
e bonny an blue is the sky up abeen.
Ere's a bonny blue sky up abeen.
8 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
, the auld tin pot wis placed abeen an ootspreid newspaper becaus
t. An luik ye, the Lord stood abeen it an said, 'I am the Lord Go
hide that he favoured her far abeen her brither Matty. Bit Matty
n't tae preen a sprig o rowan abeen the windae.
l the cock crawed in November abeen the midden an the lang deid m
17 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
towers wad perch like an erne abeen the quarry, aa sheer green-ti
reetlin frae a wee prick jist abeen her queat. She wis sittin on
n the warld twinty storeys up abeen the grun, atap the railwye st
Sangster hid merriet far hyne abeen her Sector.
on the fire an hung the dulse abeen the door."
7 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
e o us it’s the local idiom abeen the graimmar an vocabular tha
Isles wes heartlands wi weel abeen 50% o the population claimin
2 matches

Hume, David The Aldfreck Coalmining Disaster, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ballycarry, poetry
So aa days sent by the Man Abeen they’d toil
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
elicopter is circling high up abeen ma back gairden, trying to st
They start hovering directly abeen us. The rope ladder is flung
atch as he’s pulled up high abeen ma, past the very tap o the t
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
he wiz nearly a hunnder feet abeen. In reality though he wisna t
nded up in the sea wi the sky abeen him and died bit by bit as hi
ng the hotterin kettle farrer abeen the coals, speirin as she did
erfection an the braiss rails abeen it were shonin like gowd.
easure. She kent the reed sky abeen the sea wiz bonny but she cou
5 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
shifted tae the mantle piece abeen the Aga tae the photo o her f
showin ower muckle o her gums abeen her teeth. But sayin that she
ut noo she’d shown her heed abeen the parapet and ended up a re
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bulletbroo, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
m finivver he showed his heed abeen the parapet. It got that bad
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Tarrarra boomby ae, This is my dying day, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
nstead tae the sound o battle abeen him. But it sounded so far aw
ire wid come doon tae him fae abeen. Sound playin tricks?
were set at twenty one inches abeen the grun so that the chances
he sojer lay wi a bullet jist abeen an tae the left o his groin a
mbs gan aff. The sound o feet abeen him and gruntin as twa kiltie
5 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ge pot that hung fae the swye abeen the fire. They micht as weel
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
wiz teen up tae her room jist abeen the kitchen. The room wiz int
t Iden. The windae looked oot abeen the kitchen gairden an it wiz
books on them. A lamp burned abeen them. She’d niver seen a la
d pointing at the big paintin abeen the fireplace, she said, “T
4 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@cligeey tweeted in Doric
@d_anderson878 Abeen nine fit ye ken(2020)

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster

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