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ainlie Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words29.7 11 48.3 0 0 0 0 20.5
Number of occurrences4542 0 0 0 0 3
Number of authors10 1

Occurrences of ainlie in Corpus

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
a deid man, a weeda wumman's ainlie sinn. An a bïg crood wus fol on page 81
cum tae hïs hoose, for hïs ainlie dochtèr, a wee lass o twal y on page 84
ak a luk at ma sinn! He's tha ainlie chile A hae. An a wickit spï on page 86

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
it as masel. They werenae the ainlie yins eethir, an siccan warks
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Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
It wis ainlie a maiter o time. We aw saw it
ces. Ah’ll dae a Simon Peg. Ainlie insteid o the Winchester, ah
d it’s rarely wrang, it’s ainlie a maiter o time before somewa
it laldy already, and it’s ainlie hauf eight in the mornin. Wor
led aw the way up the country ainlie tae end up oot oan ma arse at
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Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
roakin for doom – it’s no ainlie their track raicord, we ken t
years efter a Brexit vote no ainlie affecks the UK, but the futur
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Davidson, Alistair The Mitterand Plan, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
nd we saw frae 1945-1979. The ainlie kintras wha can staund up tae
pit an end tae austerity, oor ainlie howp is an international muiv
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McClurg, Fernando Scots, the Electoral Commission an the language community, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
lik tae think that this, the ainlie hailly Scots-medium politics
But this can ainlie happen gin sic a staundart pr
hin-stock, sumthing that wull ainlie turn fowk awa frae their lang
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Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
Scots language acteevists the ainlie road forrit fur Scots is tae
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Puchowski, James Frae Norrowa ower the faem, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
form for chynge disna belange ainlie the Scots National Pairty. It
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McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
bad as it gets for thaim. The ainlie wey is up.” But they keep f
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McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
he rule o the fowk, an we can ainlie measure democracy by measurin
he bishops tae the merchants. Ainlie hunners o years efter this, h
thaim the pooer tae say this? Ainlie thaimsels! It is a seistem ay
mocratic wey. Vote, but dinna ainlie vote. Leive democracy i yer a
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Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
d tae the aid o Scotland, nae ainlie agin an invasioun o Roman sod
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Neil, Gabriel The Green Pairty: Holyrood’s nixt opposition?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
e Lunnon pairliament isna the ainlie gemme in toon. Gabriel Neil,
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McClurg, Fernando Review: O is for Hoolet, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ittie French an BSL). She’s ainlie raicently stairtit warkin i t
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McClurg, Fernando The Great Divide, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ot confirms sumthing that’s ainlie been growein clearer by the d
aund the loyalty o Scots, but ainlie sae lang as Labour vs. Tory w
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McClurg, Fernando Syriza, an the road aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
. Whit effecks this wull hae, ainlie time can tell.
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Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
the pro-independence pairties ainlie) aw bears testament tae this.
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McClurg, Fernando Thon Survation poll..., (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
ee. Until we dae, but, we can ainlie tak the national pictur as it
s pairty unitin ahint him can ainlie gie thaim better figurs nor t
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McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
a routine pairt o war, an the ainlie bad thing aboot it, i sum een
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Ewen, Allan Murphy’s Law, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
tae support tuition fees, but ainlie tae tak effeck efter he’d l
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Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
an Scots tung that speaks no ainlie tae Scots at hame an abraid,
er Guardian review o whit can ainlie be descreived as an engagin a
presentation. This applies no ainlie tae democracy, but tae cultur
lairger platform. This wadna ainlie encourage the yaise o the lan
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