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after Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words146 55 202.5 73.5 36.1 179 81.8 27.3
Number of occurrences221176 25 1 8 7 4
Number of authors33 13 1 3 4 1

Occurrences of after in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
Years after her death I met in Tweeddale on page 55
h your pint and your backpack after the Friday hike, on page 57
-Glass Rock. Friends: for our after-kin on page 63

3 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
shoes, cause fur a whole week after she bought them, ma sister wo on page 12
y, fifty an a hunner lengths. After we come oot the water, the te on page 14
an. Whit we did wis we pit Ug after aw the words that startet wi on page 17
Well, says Harpreet, After you left, Christopher Rice go on page 18
t there fur aboot ten minutes after she'd finished no knowin whit on page 20
Also on pages 26, 35, 40, 46, 47, 58, 59, 61, , 66, 67, 68, 73, 79, 81, 82, 95, 96, 100, 105, 109, 113, 115, 119, 120, 127, 129, 132, 137, 138, 140, 141, 142, 145, 148, 149, 150, 153, 154, 156, 159, 162
60 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
an he wis absolutely yoamin o after-shave. on page 47

1 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
-year measures: the first job after school, the first
1 matches

Harper, Norman Stronach: A Weekly Look at Life in the Fictional North-East Village, (The Press and Journal 2000) Doric, newspaper
he village doctor to one side after the examination. "Hit me wi t
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
o tak tent that "onythin" an "after" is variants that in maist di
ire to tak oot the lirks. An' after supper-time, in comes Ecky Bl
2 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Mumbo Jumbo, (Litro magazine 2006) Lallans, prose
ian. Wit we did wis we pit Ug after aw the words that startet wi
Well, says Harpreet, After you left, Christopher Rice go
t there fur aboot ten minutes after she’d finished no knowin wi
3 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2020) Lallans, prose
e didnae say anythin aboot it after that, he jist pointet at his
shoes, cause fur a whole week after she bought them, ma sister wo
wan mornin an this guy chased after us cause he’d fun wan shoe
y, fifty an a hunner lengths. After we come oot the water, the te
4 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
went in a pure bad mood wi me after that an said, Fine then Kirst
e the phone cause aw yi heard after that fur the next ten minutes
2 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
fingernails wur still boggin. After we got aff the bus, Laura tur
1 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
ha sensed, it wiz their duty after all – glug glug glug - the
1 matches

Kerr, Oliwia, Sarah and Amber Fiona and the Ring, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
and they a lived happily ever after.
1 matches

Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern, poetry
Kailyard and After
1 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
the faimly while's he'd speir after her bairns and a her freens a
1 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
olleagues, as ma faimily, yin after anither, speak as if we wis a
ly spake Scots tae each ither after ah admitted ah felt a bit hes
2 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
erse ma self in the game. Cos after aw, ma teachers knew ah could
less as when ma maw cleans up after tea!
2 matches

McArthur, Kaydi Rich n Peer, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Banff, prose
hid a wee clan o his chums go after James.
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
rn English, whether before or after their appearance in Scots.6
1 matches

Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
ty o Scots arrived in Jamaica after the Darien debacle an post 17
icles in Scots aboot anythin, after all, we use it tae talk aboot
2 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
Hae ye mind, jist after we were mairried, ye brocht m
ountry, wi' the weans looking after us till we
2 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
your psychological condition after the coma.”
rom an office in Canary Wharf after worker displays symptoms of c
reme. It’s civil liberties, after all, but something similar.
mental. I can drop stuff off after work.”
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
rinning, jinking, an jowking after the bonny lads!"
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
hink it was worth the effort. After aw they roads, signposts, and
1 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest,
1 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
eam, or confront hum or whit. After whit seemed an age ah pit ma
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin 378, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Peace? That’s wit am after. Paradin’ up n doon ma bedr
1 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
layed Tonga juist a few weeks after. Ah couldna bear it.
nners o’ fowk hud joined up after the event – c’moan fowk,
2 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
ng up some o’ their bluster after all.
been his whale life’s goal after all. We may dream big but he
2 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
an A’ve seen ‘um yonner, after styin himself atweesh the sid
l his ain haund, it the Snoot after hei wur dischairged frae the
he tyme, an fur monie ae yeir after, made littil or nae sense til
3 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
for Scots speakers tae ettle after thair political voice.
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
After correctly identifying Rob Fai
t ye think o the English now, after ye hae been sae lang amang th
2 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
‘Fur after,’ he muttered, an resumed h
1 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
ove right there, and maerried after twathree days
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
ls: “I used to do shooting & after gutting/skinning hare was adv(2018)

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans
n't help us but it's possible after a few years they will, it dep(2020)
seen you sweating yer ass off after working oot and cycling, its (2020)
ody will ever be eating that, after reading this ?? ?? ??(2020)
the pubs open? About 12 hours after that.... ??(2020)

@OrangRuth tweeted in Ulster
outh out and scrub your hands after typin thon place(2017)
They'll Reyk the Old Vic after thon #ENGISL #EURO2016 #Engla(2016)

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric
@GayleStephen2 After its been smashed in that many(2020)

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@_DawnLeslie tweeted in Doric

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
er as could nae mind password after my hip operation!(2016)
the booze fer a few days now after a blast o'er the weekend. Ma (2016)
ar, mare say waking back hame after a few nips! Wid end up in the(2017)
barmaid needs tae sell kebabs after 10pm instead o’yon liver n s(2019)

@glenlivetloon tweeted in Doric
stuff! Ye'll hae a sair erse after that!(2015)

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans
males disappoint me at times, after trying stuff oan, 'al need ta(2014)
ayer that played four minutes after getting pumped 6-1, only team(2014)

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans
Day aff after a few days missionary work in(2020)
I’m very fond of yis stage, after I’ve swallied the next one, (2020)

@jack_capener tweeted in Lallans

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
w days rest, as well deserved after being so busy! xxx??(2014)

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans
father who passed away fae TB after ma mam was born and his wife (2020)
addie, playin fitba every day after school and wkds as weel. Load(2020)
face is smashed to the pieces after fallin forward... ????(2020)
a already took Netflix aff! After a learnt o their principles, (2020)
ThatEricAlper Fitba every day after school and weekends non-stop.(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@IshbelMcF tweeted in Lallans

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
or morning dauner (not doner) after fruit and yoghurt brekky. Eat(2020)

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
verything has to be ramped up after Covid. The mim mou’d need to(2020)
quiliser from an elephant gun after that match #SCOISR Mindin tae(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
lled brian - was well looked after and by the unions too under t (2021) twitter link
acey - u did put the post up after all? (2021) twitter link
ottishFB its a sports complex after all - your free to come and (2020) twitter link
btw - i only gave my opinion after all - that i thought it was (2021) twitter link
you are right he is an idiot after all the support ive given him (2020) twitter link
and 38 other matches.

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted in Shetland

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland
bs and stretch oot da spaegie after a fab night thanks to @AnneSa(2018)
I feel peaceful and energised after a beach walk rather than enra(2020)
ned across dis peerie selkie. After a seamless welfare mission, i(2020)
Maalie at Sumburgh Head, just after 9 dis mornin. https://t.co/9E(2019)
in a box and it was released after dark. Swam oot to sea.(2019)
and 1 other matches.

@jamie_ginger tweeted in Southern
Body still in bits after playing rugby at the weekend.(2012)

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern

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