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Use in varieties of Scots

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ahin Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words88.9 27.8 340.6 0 0 11.3 0
Number of occurrences15828 129 0 0 1 0
Number of authors27 10 16 1

Occurrences of ahin in Corpus

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
you foresee the carnage left ahin. on page 20

2 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Lallans, government
iffer fae Soothron. The ettle ahin writin an airticle is tae imp on page 12
pelling relegate tae brackets ahin. on page 13
unin o the meaning an history ahin a word an whither it is the r on page 17
y life, but insteid the ettle ahin them is tae steer up parody. on page 38
ules an hae a clear rationale ahin it. on page 40
Also on pages 57
6 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
we lea the rocky inner warlds ahin an heid for the gaseous warld
rd *Wenes or 'freen' sae that ahin the word Venus is the cheil t
leain the aff-fawins o itsel ahin, but speirings at the Versity
licht o the Sun hits them fae ahin. The heidmaist o thir moons i
heat. This heat is the pouer ahin the spoots an nitrogen jilps
5 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
ae skreiched. Bot it wes ower ahin haun. The war a
1 matches

Logan, Kirsty Lego, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
her, cos I kaint it would mak ahin worse.
s o boxes were ah higher, and ahin seemed busy, like fan we were
an intae ma sister’s room. Ahin hid moved. It wis empty. Look
n at it afore, a coulda sworn ahin in it wis a part o the hoose
4 matches

Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
I wis her age I’d hide awa ahin abidy n if I wis lucky I hid
1 matches

Briggs, Susi Diva, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans - Dumfries and Galloway, poetry
She strinkles glitter trails ahin me
1 matches

Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
ahin it aw.
ahin thaim.
2 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
The screivar ahin the 1706 blad (see PDF ablow)
The screivar ahin the airticle is fasht at the
ht o sic an appearant threit. Ahin the satire the’r the real d
3 matches

Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ap furst, airtin the blin man ahin him, ower the lest othe stane
1 matches

@StuartPoet tweeted
s Tracy! There's a guid story ahin hoo yon cam aboot. Gled ye li(2020) search twitter
m__Jardine The only tunnel is ahin his lugs.(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
A face weel kent ahin the ploo, on page 11
Ina steekit oot er tung ahin is back. Mebbe Ah am a bittie on page 23
yin?" Ina smiled it the quine ahin the coonter. on page 24
!" cried Ina, closin the door ahin er wi a bang. on page 26
pyntit it the clarty waldies ahin the ootside door. "Ah git enu on page 29
Also on pages 33, 39, 41, 43, 45, 50, 55, 59, 69, 70, 73, 75, 80, 87
22 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
roses an Grandad wis snoozin ahin his Times paper on a deck cha on page 94

1 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
at and suede shoes, that sits ahin a desk wi yer pencil an yer p on page 8

4 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
onditioning," said the mannie ahin the desk, "we charging forty on page 7
noo?" hissed Morrice, trailin ahin them an keepin ae ee on Joyce on page 12
goin here." He pit his hands ahin his heid an gyrated, thrustin on page 16
ayin hidean-sik in the widdie ahin the hoose; wydin waist-deep i on page 21
The traffic queues ahin ma on page 24
Also on pages 35, 40, 47, 65, 69, 73
11 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
tae Galilee. He left Nazareth ahin an sattlt in Capernaum alang on page 10
k hame, e loonie, Jesus, bade ahin in Jerusalem. Bit Joseph an h on page 83
m." Up he got, leavin aathin ahin him an follaed him. Efter att on page 88
a fancy pottie o ile an steed ahin him at his queets an roart an on page 92
dee naething for her, cam up ahin him an raxed oot till e fit o on page 94
Also on pages 96, 102, 106, 111, 119
10 matches

Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
ither side is the fjords, an ahin ye, ye'll see hills an mounta on page 16

1 matches

Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
an left me trailin awa ahin ye on page 51
pittin his hauns ahin his heid on page 55

2 matches

Wheeler, Leslie Brockit, the Ferm Toon Cat, (Grampian Regional Council 2000) Doric, weans
Sure enuff, there wis the cat ahin an auld kist an the mither ca
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Ahin the dyke sits doon the sna.
tak a photo, bit the sin wis ahin a
the bobbies car drew in richt ahin him.
Jist wi at the the lassie fae ahin the bar an anither toff
I'll jist gaun ahin a funn bush" snarled Jonsar.
5 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
wid you open the windae ahin you, it's gettin a bit het in
Sits doon ahin the dyke nae gweed ava.
war correspondent, as she hid ahin a
wis needin a leak) She thocht ahin a
le spanner that hid been left ahin be the
7 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
it, an spewed bun shaves oot ahin. Bawds an hairst mice ran wud
Hoosie first, wi Minnie close ahin. They crept in backwyse inno
the creakin cairt that duntit ahin great Tibby's sweeshin tail.
attled fur playin at schulies ahin the henhoose at Steeny's wi h
She did in the coort an ahin the stable waa
21 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
. His cousin Jed wis bikin on ahin him, a brosie laddie fa lived
e driver, leavin baith bairns ahin. Efter yon, Joe Sangster jist
a, Pranny's hair streamin oot ahin. Syne: Doon, tree, doon, they
twa. The cannle flames lowpit ahin their tint-glazed cage an win
Kennin naethin o the history ahin the twa pearls o watter trimm
8 matches

Crawford, Jack The Pluffer, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
doorway wi the teacher richt ahin him. He wis glowerin at me.
1 matches

Thain, Gianna Far Shaddas Lurk, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Buckie, prose
g locks floating effortlessly ahin ih’ bonnie smile,
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
e bible passage up on the waa ahin her. I read through the passa
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
s seventies get oot o leaving ahin the only land he’s ever ken
ing the earth and flinging it ahin ma until ma shooders ache and
gain. I can hear him hobbling ahin ma as we heid through the lob
ealt wie afore. Andrew trails ahin ma is I lead us doon into the
thumping. I stand up and look ahin ma. It’s the same helicopte
5 matches

Hutchison, Pat Sanners Gow's Tales and Folklore of the Buchan - The Clootie Dummmplin!, (Ayton Publishing 2017 ISBN: 978-1910601419) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ween the shed an the hoordin. Ahin the hoordin lay the midden. A
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
at bade in the hoose directly ahin Mabel’s were affa fine. The
wi twa wheels that ye pulled ahin ye. Affa handy for eerins but
2 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
a sign o him. I crouched doon ahin the cairt an fulled ma pooche
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat If I Catch Ye I'll Eat Ye, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ed tae Wully and fell in line ahin him and tried tae march like
Wall Hoosie and crouched doon ahin the wee drysteen dyke and wai
s and the quines cooried doon ahin his back whimperin wi the fea
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
oom, Jessie fellt like rinnin ahin her. The Laird composing hims
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
roon the room ahin the coal skuttle aneth the ta
er. Gurr an Scrat war fechtin ahin the sofa, bit they stoppit at
she meant them. They breenged ahin the curtains an hid. Bit the
. Aa except Lowpity He wis ay ahin,
anely a skiffin o bubbles ahin it, trysted awa like the mist
13 matches

@FaeFoggie tweeted
attiejwattie Foond it. It was ahin Russ Abott and Yon Wurzels...(2019) search twitter
gor I've seen coos fartin fae ahin a drystane dyke!(2019) search twitter
r in i bar the loons n quines ahin i bar will gi yi wee tasters (2019) search twitter
sounds sic a rare idea. 100% ahin ye.(2019) search twitter

@cligeey tweeted
@Val_Bold We're a bitty ahin roon oor wye(2020) search twitter
2017Laurence Left a died Bush ahin(2020) search twitter

@Franwella tweeted
anBattySTV is that a sna ploo ahin ye?(2012) search twitter


Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Lookin ahin ower the runch o years on page 156

1 matches

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