A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

aboon Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.3 8 8.1 5.9 0 0 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences117 2 0 0 1 1
Number of authors4 2 1 1

Occurrences of aboon in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
'Yon's the loft aboon ye, Grannie!' Geordie cawed o on page 47
he auld skraikie voice fae up aboon. 'Gie me anither dose, ma lad on page 48
e hissin soond wis dirlin fae aboon their heids. Steam wis skitin on page 98

3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
e teem o wullsome that birled aboon them. Siclike, the Septiles g
1 matches

Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ae me yur aboon thum aw.
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
curse on us, an we canna get aboon't! We were the first to sin,
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
e heivens, towerin like etins aboon a faur green kintra – nocht
1 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
part fae the flappin craiturs aboon, thare was nae noise. Feelin
n trolley wi baith airms high aboon her heid. The wumman that All
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster

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