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agley Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words15.2 13 16.1 14.7 36.4 0 11.7 13.6
Number of occurrences2314 5 1 0 1 2
Number of authors8 2 1 1 2

Occurrences of agley in Corpus

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Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
cheme's o men an mice aa gaan agley, this turned oot tae be no ex on page 16

1 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
An saa somethin had gaed wile agley. on page 11

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
'It ayewis gangs agley when we cam tae the puddin,' on page 110
For gaun sae awfie faur agley. on page 133

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
maitter that the saisons gang agley, on page 149

1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
n it. But syne something gaed agley an the planet turnt intil a p
orn gait Mairs is that bittie agley sae that its length awa fae t
is sae that the hail warld is agley in compare wi the ither plane
3 matches

BardOfMilebush To A Merican Food, (Reddit 2017) Ulster, poetry
emes o' mice and men Gang aft agley"* But if they wee mice tried
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
oursome, they can whiles gang agley frae the truith. I haena aye
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Wither is agley, it's Like a Spring day.
Wither fer agley noo at's the story.
2 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
ther jist noo his ferrly went agley,
Michty me the withers agley eence mair,
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ade Neil's birth records gang agley wi a supposed computer virus.
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
agley, thai becam ‘Perfidious Alb
ts anent Rosie. Mirren luikit agley at
2 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
maitter that the saisons gang agley,
1 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
wis clear that something wis agley. The planet didna luik bonnie
1 matches

McClure, Derrick J. Lallans 59 - A Stot an a Cleg, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, prose
the heichest gangs the maist agley.
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
llykayscot it has gaen wither agley or fu innovative an original (2020)

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans

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