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Use in varieties of Scots

aifter Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words64.3 17 10.2 261.6 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences989 89 0 0 0 0
Number of authors6 11 0 0 0 0

Occurrences of aifter in Corpus

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Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
nin their doors bi thon time, aifter nine, when aabdy else hid con
1 matches

Fowler, Ross Sunday Fitba wi ma Faither, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
I telt him that a wid see him aifter the match an wint back throug
1 matches

Martin, Keiron Ma Worst Nicht Oot, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
os nane o us felt affa hungry aifter that. It fair pit a dampner o
1 matches

Dunnett, Nathan The Auld Asylum, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
at this wisna sic a good idea aifter a but the ither twa were keen
1 matches

Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
haund. She hid came tae look aifter me!
fair spilt. Fowk runnin roon aifter me, cooking ma food, daen ma
2 matches

Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
r. A didny want tae live here aifter the referendum, no in a count
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
ugh tae bide at hame and look aifter masel while he wis swannin ab
volvin the microwave explodin aifter I tried tae cook a tattie in
ss sheen, Grunny said een day aifter I’d nipped oot tae tak the
akin tae fit a cat looks like aifter it’s hid multiple operation
would be gettin murdert aifter she hung up the phone.
9 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
– the last o the folk left aifter the floods back in the twenty
realise hoo odd it must seem aifter fit’s just happened. I retu
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ek intae the Hospital Kitchen aifter an appointment wi the OT, San
1 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
It iws only aifter, as we cleared the hoose,
doon pint aifter pint or’s lichtnin-een
2 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
nt. For the first fyowe years aifter the war he’d waaken up in t
he’d been till. Noo though aifter aa the years the nichtmares h
in for he wiz nivver the same aifter it and noo her bairn wiz lost
Aifter a fine braakfist o ham an egg
id the kettle hotterin awa an aifter a welcome bowlie o tay she se
7 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
the cooncil offices and look aifter her ana but nae once the deme
een early retirement tae look aifter her. In so deein she’d lost
n her een. That’s been jist aifter the Great War. Mabel hid been
een born in 1923. It wiz soon aifter that they’d moved intae thi
worse and wiz niver the same aifter her husband died.
13 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bulletbroo, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
e his name, Douglas MacGregor aifter his faither.
t he kept his wheesht. Onywye aifter aa the powkin an gyan, he wiz
Aifter a fyowe fechts wi some o the
A file aifter, Douglas waakened wi a splitt
een. An idea came tae him and aifter a fair bit o hagglin he manag
6 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
Forum aifter forum an’ the bitter bile i
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
composed fae the mind o man. Aifter a couple o measures o this th
or o’t aa. Gaspin a bit, an aifter gyan aboot haafwyes up the tr
2 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
only half meanin it, though. Aifter that couple o occasions I bec
puzzled why I should hae TB. Aifter a lot o questions I’d event
good for a while, especially aifter Dr Makadoork showed me a repl
icht be thinking. Well it wiz aifter I’d doffed my hat tae a par
Aifter so lang athoot a decent tabby
6 matches

Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
a minty or twa, wid you look aifter the stall for me?” She adde
tellt her I didna mind lookin aifter it for her but speired fit wi
g and it wiz good o ye lookin aifter my stal, so wid a fiver be ow
s tae why she got me tae look aifter her stall fin the aal man wiz
ension o my landy. For a fyle aifter that nithing happened an I th
5 matches

Hutchison, Pat If I Catch Ye I'll Eat Ye, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
Aifter mair priggin he let them see
Aifter a while, though, a chap came
2 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
an lowered intae the hole an aifter ony folk that hid been there
e hid died in the asylum soon aifter and naebody hid known if she
e sayin oot loud three names. Aifter she’d peyed her devotions t
il the green flames wint oot. Aifter a while Mary teen the steens
4 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
m perfect. She rolled them up aifter Mistress Gordon checked them
Aifter a fine supper o tatties an ne
wiz haein a row. A wee while aifter that yin o the hoose servants
Aifter she finished Jessie could see
4 matches

Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ten cawed ‘normalisation’ aifter the successfu process in Cata
he couthie an the colloquial. Aifter aw, naebodie can normalise a
2 matches

Uri, Antonia Here's the problem wi the trad wife muivement, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
fa’s airses we hiv tae run aifter. Mony weemin hiv tae wark an
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@d_anderson878 tweeted in Doric
doon. Buyin some o them again aifter gein them awa. https://t.co/U(2020)

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
arthdee came in wi his Mither aifter spending the day http://t.co/(2014)
Mind geets aifter Sunti Claus has corrie fister(2014)
If ye aifter braw read fur Halloween ma no(2015)
unti Claus scud buckle box wi aifter eicht mints fae the free entr(2017)
I’m nae sharing this aifter eicht cheesecake fae St Olaf (2017)
and 13 other matches.

@ionafyfe tweeted in Lallans
A lass aifter my ain hairt. ?? https://t.co(2020)

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