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adam Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words34.3 24 25.3 55.8 36.1 0 58.5 34.1
Number of occurrences5222 19 1 0 5 5
Number of authors10 6 1 3 4

Occurrences of adam in Corpus

In order to avoid violating copyright law and abide by 'fair use', only up to the first five occurrences of the search term are displayed for each article.

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
se o tacky-back cardboard sin Adam wut alive on page 47

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
As ah lunge tae rip oot his Adam's apple like yae see in they on page 45
mates. Ah dinnae ken her fae Adam, likes. So, ah nudge, Sal. on page 174
Then, as he went tae crush ma Adam's apple intae a fine powder. on page 199

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Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
"Here, Adam," A cried tae him, "here's au on page 89

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Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
he fresh air. Syne she min't. Adam Kindness wid be phonin at her on page 94

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
Seth wus tha sinn o Adam. on page 75

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Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
ince Eve pulled a fast yin on Adam on page 17

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
et, aa the wye back up te the Adam's apple. "Ye're a mannie! Ye' on page 16

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
in o Enosh, sin o Seth, sin o Adam, sin o God. on page 85

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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Sea Room - Adam Nicholson
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Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
d tae Eve efter she'd temptit Adam inno etten the aipple o wisdo
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Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
"I'm fur Adam's Peak masel," quo Nava, fa'd
ear o naethin. She'd sclimmed Adam's Peak in her birthlan o Sri
"Fit kinno a place is Adam's Peak?" the Sangsters winted
a. Christians said it wis far Adam landit fin he wis sent oot fr
ir heezed wi butterflees, did Adam's Peak. Fur ower a thoosan ye
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Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ingine, gowf, the telephone, Adam's economics an aw that, can t
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Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
deun on the maist o ferms fae Adam wis a boy,
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
A walin o faimly prayers bi Adam Scott o Upper Dalgleish taen
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Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
because she didna ken me fae Adam an tae leave me in charge o h
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
umwhile Adam Elliot, (Joiner) Deanburnhaug
thair twae bairns, (Tricia an Adam) ahint thum, it ae boarding s
hir brother, ma umwhile uncle Adam Elliot, baith
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Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
Adam Skirving's Johnnie Cope
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Davidson, Alistair The Mitterand Plan, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
gle night in security.” – Adam Smith), but a state pooerful
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McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
o the likes o Jim Sillars an Adam Bisset, this electoral affshu
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McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ootrage i Scotland, promptin Adam McNaughton tae respond in san
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Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
ic originals an revsitied the Adam Watson English versions tae c
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
Adam is daein a fine impression o (2020)

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster

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