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Use in varieties of Scots

affair Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.5 12 5.7 11.8 0 0 46.8 0
Number of occurrences135 4 0 0 4 0
Number of authors4 4 0 0 4 0

Occurrences of affair in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ly oan. It wis a pretty borin affair, ken? Cagey n that. That is u on page 63

2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
msel: a bra polished mahogany affair wi bonny brass hunnels. He gi on page 74

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
anither machine, a sma sheeny affair that wis aye gaun phut-phut-p on page 100

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
, wis rebukit bi him ower the affair o mairryin Herodias, his brit on page 84

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Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
nner hid bin an unca strained affair. Sally Bruce thocht her man t
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MacMillan, Angus Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Mrs Satan contemplates an affair
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
Involed in this affair,
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Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Aw ah wanted wis a real love affair, like the kind ah saw oan the
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Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
service. It wis a pretty dour affair wi the meenister up in his wo
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
affair, atweesh Elrig an Philhope fe
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