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aft Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words17.2 19 19.5 11.8 0 0 23.4 20.5
Number of occurrences2617 4 0 0 2 3
Number of authors11 3 2 3

Occurrences of aft 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.

Eagle, Andy Lallans 59 - Stravaigin the Wab, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
- fowk interestit in gemmes aft comes thegither for tae swap on page 54

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
he got thaim tae tak tha heid aft Jhone ïn tha jail. The' broc on page 9

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Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
I hae luked saa aft til see, on page 36

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
widnae melt in his mooth. Aft times he spent his money lik on page 116

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
un oot fae them the exac time aft e starrie hid appeart. He bad on page 8

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BardOfMilebush To A Merican Food, (Reddit 2017) Ulster, poetry
schemes o' mice and men Gang aft agley"* But if they wee mice
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Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
e grandmither o a faimily wis aft-times kent as
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Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Sweat rins aft o me intae a pool.
yer Kelvin Black took the day aft his work on the day o the cup
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Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ally in ma heid tae "Dinnae". Aft, ah'd read an English wird as
ctation. It jist feels richt. Aft, ah feel ah'm pittin it on if
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Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
erendum, it wis hauled oot as aft as a straw-stuffed guy at Hal
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Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Borders, blog
even gin their education will aft as no be led in the internati
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
tionalism. Bi this A mean the aft-expressit opeenion, rife in t
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Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
maugre the scepticism he wis aft-times met wi.
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Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
s an William Byrd in England, aft-times findin themsels fouteri
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Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Strathnaver, blog
They aye turnt the fowk oot, aft-times wi a skelp ahint the lu
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ein as in ither years we haed aft been in Pitlochry aroond hair
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Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
o. Bein sib tae English, fowk aft tak the notion at Scots maun
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
um seekers an Harold Shipman, aft melled wi humour, frae his ne
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McClure, Derrick J. Lallans 59 - A Stot an a Cleg, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, prose
For aft it speaks in Beatrice’s pra
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
centuar an mair, A’ve aft thocht back on that young wif
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Mackintosh, Henrietta A Tale o Twa Leids: Gaelic, Scots an smoorin wi luve, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ae tired stereotypes that hae aft been yaised tae tak pooer awa
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
IT haes aft been said that whan Gaels gie
ewspaper isna somethin that's aft spoken o, if it's ivver been
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Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
ors tae learn mair aboot this aft-forgotten neuk. It’ll bring
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