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ah'll Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words190.2 29 197.8 261.5 216.5 44.8 58.5 95.5
Number of occurrences288172 89 6 2 5 14
Number of authors17 5 2 1 2 2

Occurrences of ah'll in Corpus

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Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
Howdlin wae the stove, ah'll waucht ma wine; on page 15

1 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Orkney Gruffalo, (Itchy Coo 2015 ISBN: 978-1785300066) Orkney, weans
t's affil good o ye, Fox, but Ah'll no - on page 1
l good o ye, Cattie-Face, But Ah'll no- on page 5
ffil freendly o ye, Snek, but Ah'll no - on page 9
"Ah'll walk ahint ye, an you go on f on page 15

4 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
i yer rotten fush that stink! Ah'll hae the last lauch,' on page 15
t. 'It wisna like this place. Ah'll tell ye that for nuthin. Weil on page 74

3 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
gged it oaf: "It'll be soond. Ah'll lit her go haime, an hour ear on page 32
boot ma tip oan the hoarses. "Ah'll keep it in mind. Listen, ah'm on page 39
"if it gits yae tae fuck then ah'll come. But ah'm no enterin nae on page 66
Ah'll tell her ah've hired yae tae on page 83
"Ah'll be huvin words wae her employ on page 84
Also on pages 109, 110, 132, 133, 134, 151, 152, 155, 160, 162, 166, 180, 181, 195, 199
25 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
ye,' Matilda said. 'Ah'm sure ah'll be fine.' on page 7
wer lang, jist let me ken and ah'll fund somethin shorter and a b on page 9
'Ah'll no tell a sowl,' the laddie s on page 19
,' his wife said. 'Come here. Ah'll get it aff fur ye.' on page 26
'Ah'll gie ye aw ma next week's sill on page 37
Also on pages 47, 72, 73, 83, 84, 108, 111, 114, 122, 128, 130, 135, 138, 141, 142, 144, 145, 146, 150, 152, 156, 158, 162, 170, 175, 194, 196, 198, 201, 203, 212, 232
46 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
-hauf steen o unsichtly flab. Ah'll tell ye aa aboot it fin Ah se on page 21
llin er jaicket aff its peg. "Ah'll see ye later." on page 24
eue at snakit up te the tll. "Ah'll hae a first class stump, an a on page 25
"Ah'll hae't shewn inte the erse o m on page 29
"Ah'll bet," muttert Davie, jist hic on page 30
Also on pages 32, 40, 43, 45, 46, 49, 52, 57, 60, 62, 63, 70, 71, 73, 85
27 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
id naw. Aw gaunnae, she said, Ah'll be yir best pal. NAW. Ah'll n on page 19
irky disco, said Kelly Marie. Ah'll ask him, said Charlene, Me an on page 24
. Some pal you are, she said, Ah'll remember that the next time K on page 31
t in her back trooser pocket, Ah'll come up fur yi the night at h on page 35
hat desperate you go ahead an ah'll get yi in there. on page 36
Also on pages 41, 48, 50, 51, 54, 56, 57, 59, 60, 78, 86, 87, 98, 101, 125, 129, 141, 143, 147, 156
33 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
t man. But til the day Ah dee Ah'll nivver be able ti mak up mi m on page 8

1 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
ssing, presumed dead.' Jings, Ah'll never forget the day the tele on page 76

3 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
An' the sacret Ah'll gie ye al' free, on page 3
He says, "Ah'll gae ye yir money noo, on page 8
So Ah says tae maesel Ah'll stap drinkin on page 14
So Ah think, aye, Ah think, Ah'll be bak'. on page 28
But Ah'll gie yae somethin' tae mak' yi on page 29
Also on pages 32, 46
12 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Ah ll gie him a tip aricht...Ah'll gie him the tip o my fit up h on page 9
etter jist waatch yersel...or Ah'll swap ye fir a puckle camels." on page 14
o drinks on offer. "Ah think Ah'll mebbe push the boat oot an hi on page 15
ar caain him aff the bar. "Or Ah'll gie ye yer heid in yer hans t on page 16
"You rin on aheid, Jimmy, an Ah'll bide here an coont," Ah say, on page 19
Also on pages 20, 22, 23, 24, 29, 33, 35, 37, 44, 48, 53, 57, 69, 70, 71, 75, 78, 80, 83, 86, 87, 88, 89, 95
42 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Naw, ah'll no be sad when ma memory fail on page 52
Ah'll nevvir forget it, it's left i on page 64
Ah'll nevvir pairt wi them, naw nev on page 65
The Strike ruined us here, ah'll tell ye whit on page 69
Ah'll admit though it nevvir duin m on page 76
Also on pages 80, 94, 103, 105, 109, 111, 123, 124, 126, 127, 141
18 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
come ta aa me competeeshins. Ah'll phone him efter, an tell him
me face. 'Kirsten,' says I, ' Ah'll see dee at da track da moarn
2 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Shoapaholic, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
Ah'll need tae git savin fir ma nex
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans, blog
aboot this, nae vote for me, ah'll hoise yer standarts o livin -
1 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
. "WOR-ARE YOU ON ABAAT NAH?" ah'll speir o some jammy body or an
1 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
econd referendum, ah ken whit ah'll be up for again. Rage an howp
rters, but the biggest lesson ah'll take awa frae the referendum
2 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
Awa, or Ah'll kick ee doon stairs!”
whit th moral o that is, but Ah'll remember eet in a bit.”
3 matches

King, Angeline Untitled, (twitter 2021) Ulster - Larne, poetry
e. Saes I tae masel, ah think ah'll gae on anither wee walkin hol
lambs and nixt thing ye know, ah'll be writing poetry and affront
2 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
mind hen. Ye've aye got me - ah'll aye be here -
Ah'll be back next week, but it's g
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
So ah'll stey freends
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
er stuff wis the wrang shade. Ah'll finish it the morra. Nae swea
'Ah'll just make the tea, Da,' ah sa
they had tae let us play. And ah'll tell you sumpn, the team wins
3 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
the Pendicle Road in ma time. Ah'll tell yez wan hing but. Ther o
demolished hit years ago. An Ah'll tell yez another hing. Garsca
2 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
'Mither', says he, 'Ah'll mak ye prood': Ah'll save the
mak ye prood': Ah'll save the waarld wi me right h
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
heid under this shed naebody ah'll keek aat me! http://t.co/qJTE(2015)
This time neist wikk we ah'll aa be saying its affa het!(2016)
ely twae mair followers an it ah'll be a satisfying three fower f(2016)
This ah'll be ma hinmaist tweet post fur(2017)
k yon loons wi hipster beards ah'll keek back on their picters in(2017)
and 10 other matches.

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric
@aboutaberdeen1 @DoricPhrases Ah'll tak yer word fur it.??(2019)

@DaibhidhABEB tweeted in Lallans
@AnnSkelly3 Ah'll brek in(2021)

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
o aa. When Ah'm feelin fancy, Ah'll open a tin o salmon an mak we(2020)
in fer thur prey/adversary an Ah'll say tae masel, "they niver lu(2020)
he current state o the warld. Ah'll definitely no be binge watchi(2020)
Whit a bonnie luikin teuchie Ah'll be. Thank fuck face masks ur (2020)
d this year, lovely an sweet. Ah'll miss thum. ??(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
@ThatTimWalker Aye, and ah'll be able tae buy a pair o bree(2020)
@Invisigoth8 @broons_v_wullie Ah'll be staunin ready wae ma big s(2020)
@ChrisMcEleny Ah'll be haein these wae ma pineapp(2020)
@AngelaHaggerty Ah'll awa an hae ane wae ye. Here's(2020)

@fairpechtoot tweeted in Lallans
she's it Arbroath. Pal says, 'Ah'll wait until she's feenisht.'(2016)
hud wan bit it's disappeared. Ah'll ask Bruce an The Blether. Tha(2016)
@KCrommie Ah'll see ye there Kirsty!(2019)

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
@WhimSicALLusH @Wellgateshop Ah'll pit ye oot yet misery! ?? htt(2019)

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
@CameronMcNeish Cheers Susan Ah'll hae a skeck an lug in. Aye, t(2020)
ets Jings, rings a bell, ken. Ah'll ask ma auld mither (90 and aw(2020)
ttishbktrust @scotsradiomedia Ah'll pit the big licht oot ??(2020)
ge a wheen o us speak, Scots. Ah'll awa ben the lobby an get ma j(2020)
SidneyThursday @Historic_Ally Ah'll let aff at oan ony racist bam (2020) twitter link

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