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abune Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words38.3 23 41.4 11.8 255 22.4 70.4 27.3
Number of occurrences5836 4 7 1 6 4
Number of authors12 1 3 1 4 2

Occurrences of abune in Corpus

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Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
abune the burnside rowans, whar the on page 18
e last furras o the day, high abune Luce Bay. on page 25

2 matches

Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
t is, he said. He didna speak abune his braith, even though there on page 44
gies were up in the brainches abune her. They were cawin oot, and on page 65

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
For no that faur abune his heid on page 16
Fae somewhaur high abune the groond on page 19
Abune aw ithers is the pig. on page 41

3 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
abune on page 38
an abune a few slates short o a roof-t on page 53

2 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
ae himsel, an nae awnswer fae abune? on page 77

1 matches

Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Abune the broon strumps on page 118

1 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
The cock's heid raes abune the strae, on page 40

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
vestane an he lookt up. There abune him wis a horrible sicht. A g on page 66
vestane an he looke up. There abune him wis a horrible sche. A gr on page 69
he cratur's great arms loomit abune him an the cratur swung them on page 70

3 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
oose, wavin the Gowden Ticket abune her heid, and grinnin fae lug on page 30
he stapped. His een were jist abune the level o the coonter. They on page 52
blin alang inside o them, and abune the rair o the watterfaw, ye on page 75
tae the waw o the tunnel jist abune the level o the river. As the on page 97
entin metal that touered high abune the bairns and their parents, on page 104
Also on pages 146, 150, 164, 167
9 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Still pipin hard abune the spume, on page 34
Frae its lofty tower heich abune the street, on page 86
At Aiberdeen an Perth, abune the ports, on page 128

3 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
g gaed on. ‘Autoritie rests abune awthing on raison. Gin ye bad
my planet. It is richt there abune us. But it is that faur awa!â
ond... My scarn will be richt abune the place whaur I cam doun a
3 matches

Sinclair, James Yarnin, (Shetland For Wirds 2001) Shetland, poetry
Du sees yun noosts set up abune da beach.
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
y gweed kintra cream tae poor abune their parritch, an fite faced
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
n flichtered aff till it hing abune a beach, hard by Trincomalee.
luikit like warlock's cleuks. Abune, the cloods war meers' tails
them thegither bi size. Aawye abune wis skurries, skirlin an skit
3 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
sklimmed heich up the hulsyde abune it. It wes pitt-mirk. Tammas
1 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Feel its simple strength, abune aa,
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
d thinks stauns heid shouders abune maist ither politicians in Br
in the licht o the quotation abune? The simple truth o the maitt
Calton Hill (that hunkers up abune Regent Road at the east end o
€˜warld-player’, ‘punchin abune oor wecht’, due tae a suppo
4 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
Nane o these abune
wi lettèrs efter yer name or abune thon?
, HND or HNC, NVQ heicht 4 an abune, or cumin oot a schuilmaister
3 matches

McDonald, Alistair Lallans 59 - Huntegowk, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Netherlee, poetry
Abune aa yer cares tae rise.
1 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
eck an lukkin up tae folk set abune thaim. An wir thai no awaur t
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
vultures were almost directly abune him. The air wis filled wi th
1 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
playin an rinnin aboot whun, abune his heid, jinkin frae a heich
1 matches

Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
the trachle o' kerryin hid up abune the banks tae the dryin green
the banks tae the dryin green abune, whar hid wis skailed oot tae
hem wid be fit tae pit hid up abune the banks fae the fludemark,
When they got hid abune the banks, efter a great spee
the flat banks tae the grund abune. A lassie wis wirkin hersel,
5 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
orarie, an o a her sangs, een abune "Rowan Tree|" or "The Lady Gr(2020)

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

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