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Use in varieties of Scots

ahent Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words29.7 8 51.8 0 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences4545 0 0 0 0 0
Number of authors8

Occurrences of ahent in Corpus

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Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
Ahent ma cup, ah think, but hae nae on page 22

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
his guards keepin a fair way ahent him so as no tae mak it ower on page 17
l, closin the dinin room door ahent him. on page 35
nie as hauf a dizzen harpoons ahent it. Bein a mammal it had tae on page 41
ore Installation Manager, tho ahent his back he was usually refer on page 47
in prepared tae leave his pal ahent. Howivver this wis an extra d on page 64
Also on pages 66, 67
8 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
es anerlie eftir A laed skuil ahent me, at A fand ma gate
ahent. Rab Broun was as fu o virr a
Tammas’s houss, than ahent it hiz gairden, than apen fei
rder, bar cuddies, sae lae it ahent wi
l can anerlie prink yeirsell ahent ma kerr.”
21 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
ANE O THE reasons ahent screivin this beuk is that A
that held true tae the ideas ahent the norie o Marxist dialectic
nce whaur deecisions are made ahent closed doors as a maitter o c
sin o the Windsor faimlie. An ahent the scenes producers an direc
jonick tae uppie-tappie alang ahent the dominant thinkin o ‘the
5 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
the hoose an the keys jinglin ahent the door. ‘Right yous basta
1 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
on the wey hame. I wis ahent.
Ahent me a female. She dealt wi it,
micht snirk ahent his back
3 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
wee bike. Ye kept yer haunds ahent yer back, casual like, then r
yer hunkers, tuckit yer coat ahent yer knees sae it wuidnae get
Ye glanced ahent ye. “You spickin tae me?”
e brithers cam oot the closie ahent her. They was aw ready for th
4 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
Anither wife booled in ahent Wullie an jyned the getherin
1 matches

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