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Use in varieties of Scots

absolutely Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words53.5 33 67.8 38.2 72.2 156.7 0 0
Number of occurrences8159 13 2 7 0 0
Number of authors20 7 2 4

Occurrences of absolutely in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
'I'm absolutely pure bumbazed!' on page 15
The Dwarfs went absolutely gyte on page 28

2 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
hey matter. Her dishonesty is absolutely reprehensible." on page 55
is Aldo we're dealin wae, and absolutely anyhing is possible. on page 102
l. Ah mean, honestly, they go absolutely fuckin nuts. Some even begin on page 160
s. This place is jumpin, it's absolutely fuckin mobbed. And it seems t on page 171
rings up fae his seat. Lookin absolutely shattered and pathetic "It wi on page 179

5 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
stupit; basically, she looked absolutely nothin like me. on page 68
Go the Gers! It's been absolutely pishin wi rain the day but Ra on page 70
ah tell her everythin. Ah wis absolutely ragiy wi her if truth be tolt on page 122
n... it began attackin me for absolutely no reason... can you belteve on page 123

4 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
ed, geeglin a bittie. 'We hae absolutely nae chaunce, ye ken that, eh? on page 43
e gies her onythin she wants! Absolutely onythin! Aw she's got tae dae on page 66
Until we're absolutely shair on page 91
absolutely mervellous! Ye can actually f on page 108
rlie Bafhie wis gawpin at her absolutely spellboond, watchin her muckl on page 109
Also on pages 112, 161
7 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ae's waak up the wids: he wis absolutely yirdit an yoamin te high hivv on page 27
te look casual. The place wis absolutely steerin wi folk an the air wi on page 40
ed briks fir jeans; an he wis absolutely yoamin o after-shave. on page 47
ideal wumman. She', perfeck...absolutely perfeck!" "So...fit's happeni on page 56
er grunnie - ye'd dee or say absolutely onythin te save yersel a shil on page 81
Also on pages 87
7 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
an auld chookie jist tae mak absolutely sure we've got it richt, and on page 75
me tae a chookie pist tae mak absolutely certain we hae the richt mixt on page 81

2 matches

De Luca, Christine Dodie's Phenomenal Pheesic, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, weans
‘Naethin, Granny, absolutely naethin,’ he shoutit back.
1 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
That is absolutely richt.
ope that I can dae that. I am absolutely delighted tae hae the opportu
folk of the north-east. I am absolutely proud tae be spikker o Doric.
3 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
ah said tae ma ma, Aw she wis absolutely honkin. Ma ma said, Aye did y
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
ry voter, but I think you are absolutely right that the democratic wis
1 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
hey matter. Her dishonesty is absolutely reprehensible.
1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine WHIT TAE WRITE NOU?, (https://harryjosephine.com/ 2015) Orkney, blog
rs tae perform thir wark. Wir absolutely delightid wi the result: wi h
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Here's the problem wi the trad wife muivement, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
Naebody is sayin that ye absolutely cannae be a bide-at-hame mam
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans

@gordimhor1 tweeted in Lallans

@ionafyfe tweeted in Lallans

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans

@ClashCityClarky tweeted in Lallans
inePS Weel duin, @SalinePS - absolutely stoatin!!(2020)
Some absolutely BELTIN stuff here, no least o(2020)

@IshbelMcF tweeted in Lallans

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans
@sheenz_m_ @MarcCorbishley Absolutely Aye!! ??(2020)

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
yer freins wha bide there and absolutely naebody kens onything yer oan(2020)
alfpintt @MerielMyers Oh aye, absolutely love that song. Delighted tae(2020)
@RobertMiggins Absolutely spot on true Bob. I cannae ge(2020)
Ah absolutely feckin hate awthing aboot Eas(2020)
@RobertMiggins Absolutely spot on. Ahm surprised and am(2020)
and 4 other matches.

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
Braw resource - an absolutely free! https://t.co/Bf3vtL6nV5(2020)

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

@shaetlan_rose tweeted in Shetland
digoDreamsPub @Poet4theSilent absolutely canna wait to read this, bigg(2019)
the kye in that scenario, how absolutely sinister that must have seeme(2020)
Boannie, boannie company. Absolutely thrilled. https://t.co/8pNfw6(2019)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
, herself in Parly obviously. Absolutely mad times and spiralling. Am (2020)
air aften yaised. Shairly the absolutely ticht Scots vairsion wid be j(2020)
CouncilNI @ACNIWriting Yon is absolutely stoatin news Angeline, michty (2020) twitter link
owethSusan @MagiGibson Thanks absolutely loads pal, ye ken whaur Ah st (2020) twitter link
@molach95 Aye yer no wrang. Absolutely mindblawin an jist lik listen(2020)

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