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Use in varieties of Scots

abuse Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words17.1 19 17.1 17.6 0 67.1 0 13.6
Number of occurrences2615 6 0 3 0 2
Number of authors11 5 0 1 0 2

Occurrences of abuse in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
elfish bastard. Of course, ma abuse will need tae be volleyed fae on page 63

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"At's child abuse is at." Joyce turnt ower oan on page 43

1 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
Twenty years o alcohol abuse on page 78
Sort oot yir abuse, execute yir excuse on page 114

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
this class that's pure child abuse am pure phonin Child Line whe on page 83
tient fae the drug an alcohol abuse unit two buildins doon, an ho on page 153

2 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
nither says he gulders fearfu abuse at ye; anither says he spaes on page 8

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
hingin alangside o hïm yellt abuse at hïm: "Ir ye no tha Messia on page 110

1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
on Jonsar Eck got a fer bit o abuse fae some o his customers.
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
Furthermair, I will neither abuse nor bad use
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
r haund got nae want o verbal abuse frae individuals baith
1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
tories tae tell o bullyin and abuse for speakin their mither tong
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
weed o’t and the moothfae o abuse Mabel hid jist walked awa.
e her gairden ava noo for the abuse and ilka mornin her greenie w
2 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Abuse Shoutin' - Finish Doubtin',
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans

@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans

@ClashCityClarky tweeted in Lallans

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
Wimmin wha love the men wha abuse thum. Ah'll niver unnerstaun (2020)

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland
da sole purpose o firin dug's abuse at fokk. Kin you imagine if d(2021)
alect, mainly becis I saa the abuse they were baith gettin fir it(2021)

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