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Use in varieties of Scots

add Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words49.5 39 63.2 35.3 36.1 22.4 11.7 34.1
Number of occurrences7555 12 1 1 1 5
Number of authors24 8 1 1 1 4

Occurrences of add in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
erin? Aldo's no even here" ah add as ah take a casual peek aroo on page 34
tae say: "A gid start doesnae add inches tae yur dick." on page 37

2 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
n day, ye huv tae ken how tae add up the profits ye mak at the on page 44
on each o the five motors and add up the total. 'hen ye can tel on page 47
. 'Please wait! Ah've got tae add up eicht coco-nuts and eicht on page 212

3 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
ien the Pigeon the chanee tae add, "Yae'r lukin fur eggs, A kno on page 53

1 matches

Hubbard, Tom Lallans 59 - Leids and Lieder: Walcome ti Helvetiscots, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
iss issue o Fife Lines. I wad add that M. Chappaz is fair taen on page 5

1 matches

Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
counties'...then proceeds tae add 'This is where Scotland's fir on page 84

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
aur mair ner thaim? Ye cannae add a sing'l oor tae yer life bi on page 7
an a wheen o burds? Ye cannae add an oor tae yer life bi worryi on page 92

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Forbye, tae add tae Cathy's woe, on page 31
aathing he can wi his mou tae add tae the bit pile that he's bi on page 105

2 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
th mair nor them? Dis wirryin add a pick tae yer hicht? An fit' on page 14
tna een o ye, bi witryin, can add a fit till his hicht? Gin ye on page 102

2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
I'd add them an subtract
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
a dune ocht in his life forby add nummers thegither. The haill
wee prince, I didna mind tae add the leathern strap! He winna
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
parks fu o aits an barley tae add tae their wealth.
n wis far ower ceevilised tae add a sup fusky tae the horse tro
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
l, an accoontant. Aathin maun add up in his buik: there wis nae
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tame Hogmanay, (Brisk Northerly 2017) Orkney, blog
sad it will be if we hiv tae add ‘Hogmanay’ and ‘First F
1 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
it a trilingual yin. Let's no add tae the mischief bi bringin S
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
at muckle, an we wuid hae tae add peyin fer admeenisterin oor a
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
rns afore they dee theirsels. Add tae that a heich rate o prema
1 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
in hearin is their ain voice. Add intae the mix cocaine an ye
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
“Aye,” ah add, “and we can both work fae
1 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
a young wumman. Every year I add a year. Yi cannae keep them a
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
n a cruise wi his blonde, but add in a global pandemic, a grunn
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
nae sure exactly fit else to add. I ging and busy myself in th
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
hit. Anither four bodies tae add tae the five ithers that hid
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
s yer Roman decorum noo?” add licht touches o humour tae wh
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
y an accessible tae aabdy, an add a layer tae the laun. Ye’ll
on whit’s gaed afore. They add richness, density, poetry…
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@cammyrudkin tweeted in Southern

@Angelinekking tweeted in Ulster

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@_DawnLeslie tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans
@geordiedentist ahm gang tae add, “Treble Bollocks” lol(2020)

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
, celery, peppers all sauted, add muckle amounts of garlic, red(2020)
Nigella's fish ale recipe but add sybes(2020)

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
eRedArt Thanks Susie - we'll add it this week :-)(2018)

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland

@HurchinHome tweeted in Ulster

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
parks tae watch fitbaw at - add in easthouses lily/nitten/bon (2020) twitter link
and 2 quality strikes a might add and no forgetting a top drawe (2021) twitter link
any games at the 35s - a kin add that 2 the churches and amate (2021) twitter link
eonRousseau10 lucky you m8 - add get a slap noo if a asked n a (2021) twitter link
musselburgh - unpaid a might add lol - walk ur dogs at the co (2021) twitter link
and 15 other matches.

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
@JoanMcAlpine They forgot to add the palm-up howzitgaun.(2020)

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