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aheid Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words70 37 82.9 35.3 0 0 46.8 122.8
Number of occurrences10672 12 0 0 4 18
Number of authors23 7 3 4

Occurrences of aheid in Corpus

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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
The boag streetchin oot aheid, far, on page 6
Whun hizzies cried frae lang aheid gien in; on page 26
Aheid, he whiles, wae a', wud chak on page 37

4 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
uld finally see the hazy road aheid clearly, fur the first time. on page 91
oat aw aboot. But ah'm gittin aheid ae masel, likes. It's far bet on page 186

2 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
. The son wis lookin straight aheid oot the windae, stappin hisse on page 54
again, "Matilda is that faur aheid o the rest o the bairns that on page 93
r een glazie, gawpin straight aheid and seein naethin. Her hale f on page 169
cannily fur the dreich months aheid. on page 175

4 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
Can firget te leuk aheid. on page 6

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
intae Castle Street a wee bit aheid o his pursuers wha were cryin on page 23
oun an Davie managed tae keep aheid o it. Still he cuid hear it w on page 39

2 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
' haed saen ïn tha East went aheid o thaim, til ït stapt richt on page 2
aheid o ye; on page 9
he sent sum messengers on up aheid o hïm, an the' on page 86
ir follaers an sent thaim oot aheid o hïm, twa bi twa, tae aa th on page 87
ut he wantit tae keep hïssel aheid o tha argyment, an he sayed t on page 88
Also on pages 93, 100, 101, 102, 106
12 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
hae bars o chocolate fu speed aheid fae mornin tae nicht. on page 30
wis some kind o daurk tunnel aheid - a muckle roond tunnel that on page 95
stick in their air. 'Fu speed aheid!' And wi the Heedrum-Hodrums on page 96
cht reid door cam intae sicht aheid, he suddently waved his gowd- on page 98

4 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"You rin on aheid, Jimmy, an Ah'll bide here an on page 19
"You rin on aheid, Jimmy." Ah tear rins doon ma on page 23
ttert t'imsel, starin stracht aheid. "Jist keep on page 41

4 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
ce, because Charlie Davies is aheid o me, and he's gettin is brac on page 7
and he'd set ma alairm clock aheid tae mak it look like it wis t on page 11

3 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Sent aheid their leeves til spare. on page 15

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
in lik mad oan the man that's aheid o him, on page 108
The wee man wis juist aheid o his time, on page 145

2 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
her syventy, an sent them oot aheid o him in twas, till aa e toon on page 97

1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
ler chairts for bairns' buiks aheid o baith Harry Potter an Walt
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
‘Onieplace. Strecht aheid o him,’
‘Strecht aheid, a bodie canna gang faur.'
2 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
e)… but aats me fleein well aheid o masel...
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
this wey they war faur an awa aheid o Scotland. The meenister wis
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
“Luik aheid, Mouss!” cryed the Mowdiewo
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
aheid. Jonsar Eck hid bein haein a
Hazel jist ignored him, went aheid an
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ransplant operation wis gaein aheid eenoo. It wis a quaet day in
1 matches

Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ane in side-rips aheid
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
e muckle capacity for thinkin aheid. Awthin is reactive wi thaim,
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
th stert agin?” Ahlice went aheid an asked.
cairds: th Knave was standin aheid o thum, in chains, Wi a sojer
2 matches

Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
s, Playfair seems aw the mair aheid o his time. An he certainly d
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
They’re starin straight aheid, oblivious tae whit’s happe
1 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ey both hud their whole lives aheid o them.
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
gallus an stertit fleein faur aheid. “Ca cannie, Icarus,” I h
h her; if he shot it fae faur aheid, she wid lowp ower it, or doo
the path, sae it stapped jist aheid o the gleg-fittit lassie.
er, an suin Atalanta wis faur aheid again. A saicont time, Hippom
4 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
isna say onything as he walks aheid o ma and steps into the circl
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
staund oot for they war weel aheid wi quality forbye. This shawe
1 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
Aheid I glisk the brilliance o the
1 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
lind bend. Harry an Gary were aheid an oot o sicht. What was ah g
1 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
uttin the Ceitie Yett Ah luik aheid
1 matches

Paterson, Stuart Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
no tae think o the dark days aheid
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
Scots Pairlament, this gauin aheid in 1999.
1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
freestaunin Scotland can gae aheid.
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
“Intae them!” an “Come aheid!”. In daein sse, he express
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Review: O is for Hoolet, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
depth an quality i the years aheid. O is for Hoolet haes aready
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
wha couldna see, mairchin awa aheid, shoodert a practical cagoule
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Syriza, an the road aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
election, an whit micht ligg aheid for Greece an for Europe.
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
his wull continue i the years aheid. Noo that we hae an engaged p
media platforms i the months aheid – an oor ain wee blog haes
new year, stairtin wi a leuk aheid at whit micht 2015 haud for u
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
rit an wark on it is noo gaun aheid as a jynt projeck atween Gles
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Yule Cairds for 2002 Weel Aheid o Time
ncomin Christmas 2002 is weel aheid o schedule in compare wi fern
2 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
sts tae stey an still wind up aheid.”
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
ou. May yir new birthday year aheid be a guid yin fir you and awe(2017)
mair podcasts. Happy weekend aheid tae you both fae Scotland. xx(2017)
le dates! Hae a fabby weekend aheid X(2015)
e sure you hae a plan fir day aheid! ?X(2015)
4? Hee hee! Richt busy Sunday aheid but kids class ready fir chur(2015)
and 16 other matches.

@iainnicol tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
sair need o him for the chave aheid for independence. ???????????(2020)

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