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ablow Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words75.3 32 95.5 38.2 0 0 105.2 61.4
Number of occurrences11483 13 0 0 9 9
Number of authors20 5 4 3

Occurrences of ablow in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
lookin at me in the nicht fae ablow his muckle, daurk mane.' on page 10
ever feel ma beloved Botswana ablow ma feet nae mair. But the nix on page 15
s she daunered hame that day, ablow that heich, het African sun. on page 32
he schuilroom, pit awa safely ablow his desk. He wis shair that t on page 42
uggies? She wis stravaigin in ablow some trees in her dream, and on page 65
Also on pages 66
6 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
des that swurl ayont aa sicht Ablow the black craig o the ness. on page 29
That the fires thrist frae ablow . ..Tristan, o Tristan, on page 43

2 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
oorse twill. The breeks raxed ablow her knees, and fae there on d on page 77
l sterted scartin hersel doon ablow as if she wis dementit. Richt on page 101
elted smock and green breeks. Ablow on page 104

3 matches

Hubbard, Tom Lallans 59 - Leids and Lieder: Walcome ti Helvetiscots, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
nsions are never aa that faur ablow. on page 5

1 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Like an arraheid ablow tha glaur on page 7
Tha thrissle Ad lain ablow yestreen on page 20
Rummels saftly in ablow on page 21
Ablow tha battered oul heidstanes on page 28

5 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
jookin for ablow that wrapper. Ye really canna on page 33
y baith gawped at whit wis in ablow it. It wis a bar o chocolate on page 44
the chocolate works are doon ablow the surface!' on page 72
Ablow the watterfaw (and this wis t on page 73
It's a wee mannie! Doon there ablow the watterfaw!' on page 77
Also on pages 85, 104, 131, 164, 172
11 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Tae rest a meenit ablow the maple trees. on page 56
Ablow the brig there's no even a sh on page 66
Ah'd gae back doon ablow in a meenit, on page 71
tunnel linking up, faur doun ablow, on page 82
Ablow him a stairk white mairble he on page 88

5 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
, the rows o sheenin buildins ablow them stertit tae thin oot. on page 16
Directly doon ablow them wis the ainly bit groond on page 18

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
uld wumman yowled. 'Fire doon ablow! Fling me in the watter! Dook on page 41
. Her shanks were in the room ablow, her heid in the loft. on page 48
owered doon at the three folk ablow her and she shouted, 'Whit's on page 92

3 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
that micht hae a watery ocean ablow. As Europa gaes by Jubiter th
mething tae dae wi this heat. Ablow this atmosphere the'r a mantl
2 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
ower. Aw thae banes and sowls ablow
climbed fast, and sune awthin ablow him wis wee
2 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
wan, lettin oot skreichs frae ablow the iron pat that hid her fac
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
s level o attainment wis weel ablow the normal for ordinar, stert
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
"A've been haein bother doon ablow. Baith front an back."
1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
reports tae the Pairlament as ablow
. The five statements made in-ablow Priority 2.1 is:
lines stipulates 3 ettles, as ablow:
Schuils Act 2000, defined as ablow:
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
this lang leet as ye can see ablow:-
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
the English o the day is gien ablow in a letter written the same
1 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Ablow man’s unnerstaunin
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
She lies ablow my body's lust and love
o the auld quarry. The lochan ablow wis like the mou o a well hau
2 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
hed ti stap, tae, an chunnert ablow hiz souch
1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
a. Or if the grund had opened ablow his feet and swallaed him. Sh
1 matches

Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
in ablow the table,
close in ablow their stair.
tae get in ablow the stair.
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
Tung wabsite ablow.
1 matches

Holton, Brian An Owresetter’s Tale, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Galashiels, blog
d-en, an, as we gaed ti sleep ablow our mosquito nets, the soun o
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
s ye can see frae the diagram ablow, yin o the test questions is
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
icial sign (see Scots version ablow) they wad be happit bi law fr
in notices like the yin shawn ablow sae that if ye see onybody sm
ize copies o the notice shawn ablow haes been gey popular an attr
3 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
rvellous room than this. Faur ablow the dancin flair wis anither
d be killt on the jaggy rocks ablow. But Daedalus wisna thinkin o
2 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
fted, burying abandoned toons ablow it. If folk arna there to fig
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
chel's winnin poem is set oot ablow
Thae twa poems is prentit ablow as weel.
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
cots wi some words owersetten ablow the text in English whaur it'
can be seen in Deer, prentit ablow. This pamphlet is weel wordie
2 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
esses doon aff her broo, frae ablow the heidscaurf she aye wore,
1 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Boswell’s Coort, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
ablow raughters at haed yet the mer
1 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Sanct Hub’s, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
Laigh awa, ablow the poupit an the nave, in a
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ear the skirls o them trappit ablow as the freezin watters rose t
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
earie!” and it wid come fae ablow the bush. She decided tae caa
ved tae sit on the flagsteens ablow the Aga. Mabel got tae touch
ng mornin Mabel beeriet Catty ablow his favourite bush. She hoped
3 matches

The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
bayonet tae get the mine fae ablow my mate's fit.
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
nly at the rain, ba’ tucked ablow his oxter, then reluctantly w
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Ablow yon, shapely, Eldon Hills.
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
a bolt o canvas hid given fae ablow him. His body hid been teen h
e up tae her hochs and walked ablow the arch o the wee brigg. The
2 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
d o the story o the catacombs ablow Rome far the Christians hid f
wi her knees near bucklin fae ablow her. Soon she’d the first s
2 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
juist ablow the dwallin hoose oot owre ta
English syde) juist ablow the big hoose; i hidlins, i w
the waiter o Ti’iot, juist ablow the confluence o the Borth’
irkwud, Skerend Hoose at sits ablow the schuil, on the banks o th
4 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
in the PDF document that’s ablow. The documents is braw instan
Jeems. In his letter (see PDF ablow), Kirkcaldy speaks aboot blet
that’s in the PDF document ablow. Please feel free tae dounlai
toration. In the PDF document ablow ye’ll find sax walings oot
r ahin the 1706 blad (see PDF ablow) threapit on thir fears, an s
12 matches

McClurg, Fernando Scots, the Electoral Commission an the language community, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ll say a bittie mair aboot it ablow.
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ht o a muckle landscape risin ablow him. It was better, he thocht
1 matches

Bennett, Hazel Tha Near Cut, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
lichts o norn Bilfawst kythed ablow thaim. As tha caur trinnled y
1 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
cuddy an a wheen hens. It sut ablow tha Rocky Moontin wi gressy f
gy legs, aa bluidy an cut aff ablow tha knee. She sut quate awee
emlie fur tha furst time frae ablow her glimmert een — an John
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ie else, the follaein wittins ablow, taen oot o "Eurolang", shaws
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
hem wha need it least, whilst ablow them a puir community sprauch
1 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
direction a ees finger. Doon ablow us the hills swept away
1 matches

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