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Use in varieties of Scots

abroad Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.6 9 8 14.7 0 0 0 6.8
Number of occurrences137 5 0 0 0 1
Number of authors6 2 1

Occurrences of abroad in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
, designer clothes, a holiday abroad yince a year, and a fuckin cr on page 24

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ne in oor office at hisna bin abroad." Joyce leukit fair disgustit on page 38

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
h'd really like tae dae is go abroad an work wi dolphins. Either t on page 141

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
on cairry-on last time wi gid abroad...ye said ye'd nivver dee't a on page 6
wint te see anither holiday, abroad or it hame, ye' ll jist drap on page 17

2 matches

BardOfMilebush To A Merican Food, (Reddit 2017) Ulster, poetry
ood (or on being an Ulsterman abroad)
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
aye gettin sung baith here an abroad. It’s weel athin leevin mem
r American pals an ithers fae abroad (wha are international, no fo
2 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
o Wallace’s fower-year trip abroad should be sae drumlie. But fe
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
biz, news o’ the murder wis abroad an’ aw’budy were blamin
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Will virus crisis mean a fresh stairt for Scots produce?, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
items in ower the borders fae abroad an the panic buyers hiv aarea
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans

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