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abraham Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words31 4 0 64.6 0 0 0 170.5
Number of occurrences470 22 0 0 0 25
Number of authors 2 2

Occurrences of abraham in Corpus

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Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
An Abraham tha gully grips, on page 33

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
Christ, tha sinn o Davit an o Abraham: on page 1
thïnkin tae yersels, 'We hae Abraham fer oor faither' an hae daen on page 3
thair place roon tha boord wi Abraham, Isaac an Jacob ïn tha Kïng on page 9
or he promist oor faithers - Abraham an aa hïs childèr - that h on page 71
rt sayin tae yersels, 'We hae Abraham for oor faither', an hae daen on page 74
Also on pages 75, 94, 98, 101, 104
24 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
rist, e sin o Daavit, e sin o Abraham. on page 7
tae say tae yersels, 'We hiv Abraham for wir fadder,' cause A'll t on page 9
an e wast an will sit doon wi Abraham, wi Isaac an wi Jacob 1 the k on page 16
forgettin tae shew mercy tae Abraham's bairns for aye'. on page 80
a solemn aith tae wir fadder Abraham, he said he wid rescyee hiz f on page 81
Also on pages 84, 85, 104, 105, 108, 111, 114
21 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
an said, 'I am the Lord God o Abraham, thy Faither an the God o Isa
1 matches

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