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africa Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words13.9 16 18.4 5.9 0 0 23.5 6.8
Number of occurrences2116 2 0 0 2 1
Number of authors11 2 2 1

Occurrences of africa in Corpus

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Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
the warm hairt o Africa. on page 3

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
doon towards the nether end o Africa, richt in the middle. This me on page 2
backartywise intae the hert o Africa. When it raxes tae the saunds on page 4
or mibbe even in the haill o Africa. Ka...chow"' Like this. on page 17

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
The stench ae Lynx Africa comin fae him as he drew near on page 198

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
feerichin lives. She gaed tae Africa wi Ernest Hemingway and India on page 15

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Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
While Africa maun thole a dose o Ebola. on page 39

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Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
tland (see Australia an Sooth Africa), that
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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
he Indies. Syne the anes frae Africa an Europe. Syne them frae Soo
‘On the Yird, in Africa, the serpent answert.
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Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
it can be done. Leuk at Sooth Africa, whase granite mashles throu
the wey it is here. In Sooth Africa, English, if onythin, is serv
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Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
Empire, fae India tae Suddron Africa, whaur it wis exportit amang
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
ile rebellious Boers in South Africa. An they were white fowk, no
rithers an sisters in Europe, Africa, America an the rest o the wa
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Holton, Brian An Owresetter’s Tale, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Galashiels, blog
4, an never gaed back ti West Africa. Scotland in the fifties, gri
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McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
et tae turn its back on Sooth Africa durin the Apartheid period, l
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@jamie_ginger tweeted in Southern

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@daleser23 tweeted in Doric

@DaibhidhABEB tweeted in Lallans

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