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affen Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words20.3 10 12.5 0 0 0 105.2 75
Number of occurrences3111 0 0 0 9 11
Number of authors4 0 0 0 1 5

Occurrences of affen in Corpus

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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
ould crak wae them 2a, an gye affen the less he allooed the mair on page 48
Doon whar for quait they affen gaen, on page 54

3 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
castin aff fae the Sun but we affen daena see them for the bricht
it an its neebor Neptune haes affen been cawed ice etins raither
2 matches

Reynolds, Charlie Krisamas time is draa’in near, (Ullans Speakers Association 2011) Ulster - Coleraine, prose
Maebae tha oul God o Greed is affen mair in oor heids an wae dinn
1 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
Ilka-day Ilka sennicht No sae affen Nivver
Ilka-day Ilka sennicht No sae affen Nivver
Hoo affen dae ye taak Airisch?
Hoo affen dae ye taak Ulstèr-Scotch?
Affen haein tacks o bein peerie-hee
5 matches

Briggs, Susi Diva, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans - Dumfries and Galloway, poetry
Affen no at the richt times as deem
1 matches

Gibson, Darren Oor ain strange lan, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ards, poetry
For affen wurds prescribe the man,
1 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
My mither tells me affen.
the affen-rypit
2 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
ooten missin ae dance, an gey affen wi his tackitie buits on
nd Dorothy. Is bairns wei wur affen up an aboot Girnwood
sum grit tales tae tell an affen spak aboot the ongangins in a
Nellie Govenlock gey weil an affen enjoyt hir
affen, sic is thaim an monie ither,
9 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
Tak tent here that mony haes affen wrangly referred tae the Trea
ngland’ an ‘Inglis’ wis affen fund insteid o ‘Britain’
ng the community. Thir cheils affen comprehendit meenisters an pr
hile the wirkin man an wumman affen haed tae dae athoot.
unnon, in 1909, hame-rule wis affen gien a bye an drount in the p
6 matches

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