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air Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words286.8 240.4 401.4 315.4 267.6 406.4 241.5
Number of occurrences510242 152 17 26 36 37
Number of authors104 48 18 5 12 13 9

Occurrences of air in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
rainch and sweyed through the air tae anither, she felt as lich on page 68

1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
ounert, the gless glob in mid-air. He cudna mak sense o this ca on page 34
that bad... The caller nicht air will dae me' guid. I am a flo on page 36
He had a wondrous air o autoritie. on page 42
-an belyve I lowped intae the air! Richt there, forenent the we on page 83

4 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
Jamp up intae the air, hauf-crazed, on page 15

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
oot ae breath and gaspin fur air and then mutters, "Yur granda on page 16
he tension is cracklin in the air. The closer the on page 41
seem tae disappear intae thin air. Only the boay fae Harrod's r on page 42
ugh, ah decide. And so wae an air ae caution. Ah dually press a on page 55
ndpipe swelled up like a hoat air balloon and his eyes nearly p on page 62
Also on pages 63, 88, 108, 111, 127, 143, 153, 161, 184, 187, 190
17 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
a free craitur o sunlicht and air. Yer son Wilfred hus spent si on page 3
e let the silence hing in the air till Mrs Wormwidd became conf on page 89
Amanda gaed fleein up in the air like a rocket, richt ower the on page 108
heezed it up in the air and brocht it doon wi a blatt on page 127
seat and held him high in the air. on page 142
Also on pages 144, 146, 148, 200, 206, 207, 208, 212
15 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
whit wis bein pit oot on the air, on baith radio an the televi on page 48
orbye. This is the pernicious Air B'nB idea that sees guid faim on page 90
, no least as the quaistion o air miles isnae gonnae gang awa, on page 91
the five year, includin open-air concerts on Calton Hill (that on page 105

6 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017 ISBN: 978-0995623866) Lallans - Glesga, prose
could throw tangerines in the air and try an hawf them in two w on page 172
e tangerine sails through the air towards me, it's quite dark a on page 174
le, He's got his hawns in the air but he's still hawdin the swo on page 176

3 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
Nixt thirs a table in thi air on page 8
Fae here thi air smells as if on page 32
Now thi smell in thi air is evident, on page 41
ve thi texture it geez ti thi air on page 74
as shi electrifies thi air, on page 84
Also on pages 94, 100
7 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
lass, wi a bit o hoity-toity air, 'A'm afraid ye cannae see th on page 34
l it had tae come back up fer air an aince it did it wuid be po on page 41
drill flair. Sae it wis wi an air o some relief that the order on page 51
c. Gin his language turnt the air blue afore, nou the verra atm on page 53
series o admonitions rent the air but Kate wis resolute. She ke on page 94
Also on pages 103
9 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
he dis is sits an draws 'wee air-a-planes on the back ae his j on page 16
windae an we flew through the air, aw the way tae Harpreet's ho on page 41
think ah jist need some fresh air. Ah wis aboot on page 48
uchanan stuck her haun in the air. Yes, said Missus Monk, her v on page 83
ult at the neck as yi let the air escape. Thir wis a few snigge on page 89
Also on pages 112, 144
7 matches

McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
cam Little Boss, surfaced fur air. on page 18

1 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
feet wint right up intae the air. An here sometimes the men wi on page 76

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
roond in ilka direction, the air wis mingin wi the braw sweet on page 7
wid haud his neb high in the air and tak in lang deep whuffs o on page 8
uff o meltin chocolate in the air!" on page 20
nd then he wid lowp intae the air and fire aff hauf a dozen roo on page 40
the hoose, wee jets o freezin air cam skirlin through the sides on page 45
Also on pages 48, 52, 54, 57, 63, 71, 76, 83, 96, 98, 131, 145, 146, 148, 152, 155, 163, 164
25 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Anointing thaim as the air softly sighs, on page 15
e strangest soun pervades the air, on page 33
Made Scottish boardrooms air turn blue on page 46
scooted some 'Spring Bouquet' Air Freshener, on page 59
n distinctive intro fillt the air on page 61
Also on pages 65
6 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
h, an...gress trimmins in the air. There's ainly ae place that on page 5
raivellin on it. Insteid, the air wis fu o sheeny fleein machin on page 8
tae the groond. Suddenly, the air wis filled wi flashin reid li on page 14

3 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
dy skited up wheech intae the air. It wis jist as if somebody h on page 39
Somebody wis pumpin her up wi air, yon's whit it looked like! on page 42
houted. 'I'm efter some fresh air! I havenae been ootside for t on page 48
d it skited ncht up intae the air like a rocket. It lowped as h on page 53
id lowp. It lowped hie in the air and tummled its wulkies, then on page 55
Also on pages 82, 86
10 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
heich on the hills, whaur the air breithes fresh and clean as a on page ix
mair o life's lang dregs like air in yer pipes on page 82
ause I want tae fly up in the air wi the planes that ye get on page 99

3 matches

Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
s huv their problems, and the air oot here in the countryside i on page 3
t a moothful o fresh, country air. on page 12
smoke doesnae rise intae the air. on page 47

3 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Lallans, government
e despite size (land; coffee, air). on page 27

1 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
blue sky, but air-conditioning keeps the room c
cauld air intae a domain o silence. No
2 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
e day wis dwynin; mair caller air cam in in wee
a metal watter-joug up in the air and let it drap.
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
ntry loupit three feet in the air then A noticed hou numb ma fi
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
wà up tae Gullane an the sea air'll be grand."
r: that wis aye hingin in the air an no helpin 'hings." He keek
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
peyin for tae drink the very air A breathe. A haes tae coont m
an wins oot intae the simmer air.
2 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
an Charlene kept sniffin the air an sayin, Can you smell fish,
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
Wair wes muivin in the air abuin an in the yird ablo an
dentins ar nerrer the sunn an air. Sae he skartit an skreived a
2 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
he neded ti ful hiz buffs wi air.
caller air an clane wattir.The sies wes
airieplanes fullin the air wi thair uillie reik, the fau
3 matches

Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
: bright, but wi a nip in the air. Hudnae expected this.
are perfect. A wee nip in the air and a beautiful light.
2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
wi its wee leggies up in the air. It didnae look weel. It look
t for a walk. Mibbe the nicht air wid help her clear her heid.
wpit hunners o feet intae the air and flew ower the muckle widd
3 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
eiven baws tae keep up in the air, but they manage fine. Fair e
1 matches

McClelland, Ben Chicagof Island, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
nother five howls flooded the air aroon them. Whit wis it? Then
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
tae store fuid in the caller air aneath the earth, no tae bide
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
e it needs its neist breath o air. The belt o 19t century infra
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
, the gruesie chitter o cauld air sweeshin throu oor hair an do
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
wis feart o it. Spreid in the air throu coughin, it could rin t
isolatit. Exposure tae fresh air an sunlicht ower months, eʼe
hat breathin the pure muntain air wad bring betterment.
oose wis undergaein her fresh air treatment at hame sin the est
whaur she wad lie oot in the air for oors o ivery day. For aa
5 matches

Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
mean pished or takin tae the air or running awa? But it disny
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
Reek Free Air
on o words an language in the air, it shuid hae been nae surpri
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ae - - some mad, obscure Nike Air Max he’s adamant ye cannae
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
oer but he flies through the air, landin oan tap ay me, when J
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
pened windae cuts through the air, gaun right fuckin through me
lutters an coughs, gaspin fur air. ‘Whit ye dain tae Ged’s
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
a fresh blast ay early spring air gies the room an instant atmo
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
sort ay grief. He’s goat an air ay confidence aboot him that
imes flickin a pill intae the air an catchin it in his mooth.
The air ay the night is cool, though
The fresh air hus the desired effect in cle
4 matches

Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ay disinfectant hings in the air, the only sensory reminder ay
s ah close the door. The dank air seems tae accompany the sense
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ma chest when ah see it, hot air burstin oot its nostrils like
k back as ah spin through the air; back tae where ah’ve came
ay the watter expellin aw the air fae ma lungs. Ah thrash aboot
3 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
like school weans; the fresh air an expanse ay the surroundins
trip the gither tae clear the air, ma avoidance ay him efter th
agle ah reckon, hingin in the air in defiance ay the blustery c
heir surface area poundin the air, elevatin it effortlessly wae
4 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part one of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
aewards her, suspended in the air like a ghost floatin through
1 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
The cauld air slaps ma cleanly shaven face
edge reaching oot through the air oan each side an grasping oot
ers ay grey smoke hang in the air like ghostly apparitions, hov
3 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
innin an whistlin through the air afore smashin wae a crushin i
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ntae the bedroom. Maybe fresh air will dae me guid. Ah cannae b
p breath o the crisp Scottish air. Fur the first time in years,
2 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927442) Lallans, weans
said, heezin her chin in the air like ane o Phoebus’s prood
lose I cud feel the icy cauld air o the Labyrinth skelp ma skin
itur’s braith hingin in the air. The craitur maun hae been tw
the wa, that had aince let in air for the Minotaur tae breathe.
gs were heezed up by the warm air an they were suin glidin faur
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
An kick it in the air,
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ootcome is a braith o caller air.
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Get happy air
Get happy air
2 matches

McDonald, Alistair Lallans 59 - Huntegowk, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Netherlee, poetry
an aince mair through caller air
1 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Sanct Hub’s, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
ichty rair, a doosht o caller air,
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
lmost directly abune him. The air wis filled wi the soonds o ba
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
on is gien us a len o his hot air balloon tae get us baith hame
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
haur the warm, moist Adriatic air meets the cauld Siberian air
meets the cauld Siberian air an’ results in FOG!
2 matches

Crawford, Ross Awa in a Dwam, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
ped oot intae the cauld nicht air. And this time, she went beyo
extended a haun ae congealed air and Ailsa took it.
2 matches

Crawford, Ross At Stake, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
on and sclaffs high intae the air. It’s gaun way aff target
a looping arc, hinging in the air fur whit felt like ages. When
So, the baw’s up in the air, right? It’s either gaun ow
3 matches

Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
in the air
1 matches

Valentine, Lynn Thi Loast Bairn, (Wigtown 2015) Lallans - Arbroath, poetry
wullnae own ma voice fir air thit’s ower shairp—
1 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
e kind of primitive ground-to-air missile. This is affecting ou
were faain through the cauld air.
utin an wavin his erms in the air tae shaw he wis unarmed. Beat
luckit a leid shot oot o thin air. “Hsien,” he sayed, as sh
nife wis propellt through the air.
9 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Coont Thum: A hunner an' oad McLimericks, (self-published 2012 ISBN: 978-1480242425) Lallans - Ardrossan, poetry
an Ma dinner soared intae the air An’ sprawl't itsel a’ owe
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
aes ticht agin the cauld. The air wis coorse like frost.
strand. Trees blumed. Oxygen. Air.
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Swee in the caller air
a want o expression, a want o air, a want o mainner, a want o s
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
p ruited wi a braith o caller air wis juist rare.
1 matches

Paterson, Stuart A. Here’s the Weather, (Scottish Poetry Library 2017) Lallans, poetry
the snell air that skelps ye and gies ye th
1 matches

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
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BrianBengal Same up Angus nae air, stuffy and roasting.....(2020) search twitter

@jack_capener tweeted
k in the snell, sauty seaside air. https://t.co/xGj5Zznplc(2020) search twitter

@jax6754 tweeted
stand if you dinae mak it oan air fir yir show the morrow! Hee (2014) search twitter

@MartinBroon tweeted
A bet the Air’s a lot fresher, and the sea(2020) search twitter

@mcfarlane_irene tweeted
ces trailed ahint them on the air.." From "The Wild Geese", a (2018) search twitter

@SusiBriggs1 tweeted
Bonny word. Air o magic aboot it... https://t(2018) search twitter

@WhenDidADidny tweeted
the flight. 2 hours later the air hostesses are dishing oot pea (2018) twitter link

@Chazzbat tweeted
Ah bocht Febreeze lavender air freshener. Ah've jist yaised (2020) search twitter
Ah'm luikin at air fryers online *Paddington sta(2020) search twitter
i's skint, but she cin afford Air Pods(?) ?? #HolbyCity(2020) search twitter

@DABArbuckle tweeted
ll hae said "I'll pledge free air and free rain for all". Aye, (2020) search twitter

@ThonJacobite tweeted
ll hae said "I'll pledge free air and free rain for all". Aye, (2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
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l the cyclists to enjoy fresh air - instead of choking fumes! (2021) twitter link
ur excercise out in the fresh air - a disgrace ma erse lol (2020) twitter link
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rtsLive its a breath of fresh air by sean - keeping every one (2021) twitter link
and 2 other occurrences.


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
nae need te git aa up in the air. Ah'm jist sayin - at's a do on page 9
blawin a ring o rik inte the air. on page 34
she made rubbits' lugs in the air wi er fingirs) 'Versace'. Myn on page 35
's oors!" shoutit the twins. "Air Europa." on page 41
; hovered in mid-air. on page 45
Also on pages 60, 64, 73, 77, 78, 85
12 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
gyan breengin oot tithe fresh air. Syne she min't. Adam Kindnes on page 94

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"If you liking air-conditioning," said the manni on page 7
near beggin fir the air-conditionin. on page 10
chrysanths hing hivvy in the air as a sidden shaft o sunshine on page 22
r nose, threw her hans in the air and said, "Oh, my God! Fit... on page 32
lutely steerin wi folk an the air wis thick wi the smell o burg on page 40
Also on pages 41, 71, 72, 82, 83, 91
12 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
heir holes an e birdies o the air hiv their nests; bit e Sin o on page 97

1 matches

Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
netarium, a laserium, an open air airt museum, an open air nich on page 3
tant jet o watter 140m in the air. The 'Jet d'Eau' wis original on page 5
fit, ye coud then tak ti the air. For €5 per person, tak the on page 10

4 matches

Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
the air is thick wi new life. on page 4
that fill the air wi stinky spit. on page 5
slowly caressin the air, on page 44

3 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
e ere's a frosty nip in o the air,
's a wee touch o frost in the air,
nicht er's a dampness in the air.
he day wi a dampness in o the air,
's a damp sort feel in o' the air,
42 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
wifies leg stracht up in the air. Ere wis a nesty silence as t
he couch wi her leg up in the air." O Jonsar" She says.
air than a bit o frost in the air,
Damp an grey, wamth in the air,
Thaw in o the air blue sky up abeeen.
38 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
eacher wheeched it throwe the air wi its lang leather tongue, s
she, thinkin mebbe the fresh air wad makk her feel better. Isi
e, haudin her hauns up in the air whyle her mither wippit the o
heer awa frae the rig, an the air wad be blue wi sweirin. Up an
r twa wee nebs peekin oot fur air.
7 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
n skreiched fur maistry o the air. Here an yonner the antrin bi
h wi her da. Near sib tae the air she wis, at hame in aa the el
n in sharin thon wi him.) The air wachtin aff o the sea wis cau
pened a yett an let the cauld air inno his hairt. It jeeled o a
e, with wings and feathers of air; he caused the inside of the
5 matches

Martin, Keiron Ma Worst Nicht Oot, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
n. She telt me she hid a gies air thrapple. An there wis naethi
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
fficer’s thrown up into the air, his airms and legs spinning.
p as I’m lifted up into the air and thrown across ma lobby. I
e tree branches aroon us. The air grows waarmer as we approach
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ile for the hinges. The saat air didna half roost ony iron, an
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
his pals throwin Catty in the air wi a squeeb attached tae him.
1 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
ct. Ah feel Scotlan’ in the air ah breathe, in the lan’ ah
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
icky shakin wi fear an sookin air in fae ivvery orifice in his
ittin the pale o water in the air and crashing intae her. Sabbi
2 matches

Hutchison, Pat Tarrarra boomby ae, This is my dying day, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
awa and the baff sound as the air pressure passed ower his shel
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ked plenty in the clean fresh air that wid gyang some wye tae d
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat If I Catch Ye I'll Eat Ye, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
hut the musket barrel in the air jist as the flint sparked in
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
in. An Kirsty Ann gowpit doon air like an oot o the waiter troo
up in the air like a bouncy balloon.
ed his knees, lowped inno the air, an laundit like a puddock bo
her fower pink shanks in the air wi a gledsome grumph. It wis
e tae the pipes, heich in the air like the salmon that lowpit u
5 matches

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
Whau's thon dirty stumpet oan air e' nicht? She hid a puckly fi(2016) search twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted
Guid luck tae a Sojours, Air Force & Navy loons an quines (2014) search twitter
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Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
the back wi both feet in the air. on page 8
k a sip o watter and a peedie air o maet. on page 12
s - owld Charlie sniffed the air on page 13
her - such excitement in the air. on page 33
ower fae Scrabster, whar the air is fresh and sweet. on page 37
Also on pages 57, 61, 66, 72
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Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
n the museum disperses on the air-conditioned factory floor. In
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Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
ed it open, held it up in the air, an clicked it. The nearest s
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Hershaw, William Seivin Verses for GMB, (Scottish Poetry Library 2015) Orkney, poetry
that whirlmagig air intil pouer.
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Peace, Courtney The 'Guid' Life, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
The air wis theek, hid wisna warm,
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Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
afore a cry gaed through the air:
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Mainland, Jim Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
wi a different air, hoo da blackbird on page 28

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Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
seyin as you're faain trow da air! Dö you tink you could manag on page 9
here wi me! Der nae mice ida air, A'm sorry ta say, but du mic on page 10
, Sir - " Da Rabbit jamp ida air, slippit da white kid glivs a on page 18
ll hae ta geng hame; da nicht-air doesna dö wi my trot!" An a on page 32
d aa at wance an yockit at da air. shö grippit naethin, but sh on page 36
Also on pages 38, 41, 59, 85, 123, 125
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Watt, Roseanne Moder Dy, (Polygon 2019) Shetland, poetry
t de wind's erts, dem gaets o air du put by in de hadd o dy min on page 1

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De Luca, Christine St Ninian's Isle, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, poetry
wi beauty; air laced wi saat an honey.
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Williamson, Christie Bellows, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
his ain air
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Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
. Bit watchin. Watchin. An da air wis ready ta spleet. For dey
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Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
a. He raised his nev intae da air, and smacked da snaa-covered
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Walterson, Barbara Da Trow o’ Fogla Skerry, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
inside my heed, searchin fir air.
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Williamson, Christie Da windirs o technology, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Shetland - Yell, poetry
dis unkin air wi music
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Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
r o their huifs ringin in the air. on page 22

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Burns, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
The air is cauld on page 59
An rase up intae the air on page 66

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Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
the pinkie in th air posers on page 95
Ye painted the air, the wind, the storm, on page 104

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Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
the evenin air is scented on page 163

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Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
There is thunner in the air, on page 169

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Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
des in the yirth, in the vera air ye breathe. on page 196
Feel the air, fresh frae the forest. on page 202

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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
rtseyin as ee'r fa'in thro th air! Div ee hink ee could manage on page 9
Sorry there's nae mice in th air, but ee micht catch a bat, an on page 10
said th Moose wi an important air. "Are ee aw ready? This is th on page 25
hame; th nicht-air disnae suit ma throat!" An a on page 31
haun, an made a snatch in th air. She didnae get haud o onyhin on page 35
Also on pages 37, 40, 57, 60, 82, 98, 114, 121, 123
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Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001 ISBN: 978-1905222704) Southern, poetry
n the Walligate, pipes in the air Aw the lassies cryin that it on page 1

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Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Intil the caald air
hair is lint on the muiveless air,
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Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
At dawin, i the clear mornin air,
ipin puddoks deives the nicht air.
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
/45 War, is ae beild frae the air-raids owre Glesca,
the RAF (air crew) i the 1939-45 War, bot
Airmie Air Corps, i the 1914-18 War; hev
fash, frae the likes o German air-raids, atho oo hed tae adhere
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McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
an Sutton oot fur a breath a air an gied us a shoat a thum. La
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iting time to feel fresh cold air oan tae ma face! Ach nice! Wi(2020) search twitter


Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
A sonsie hizzy free as air, on page 9
The empy air for on page 24

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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Nae licht, nae air on page 17
Nae air tae breathe on page 18

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
n es yae'r faalin through the air! Dae yae think yae cud dae it on page 9
s naw a moose in sicht in the air, A hate tae tell yae, but yae on page 10
hae tae git hame: that nicht-air disnae dae mae thrapple onie on page 31
r haun, an played grab in the air. Shae niver got houl o onieth on page 36
agane, an played grab in the air anither time. This tim thur w on page 38
Also on pages 41, 58, 61, 84, 99, 115, 123, 124
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Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Their reek still scored tha air on page 30
Tha hairt o a toon whase air is thrang wi reek. on page 51
Brigs in tha air on page 52
Dirlin through tha water, tha air an mysel. on page 54

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
claes? Luk at tha burds o tha air; the' dïnnae sow ner reap ne on page 7

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Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
The air wiz free frae fumes o' oil on page 11
Screengin thru' the air fir miles on page 39
Spring is in the air, on page 45

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Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
glide thra air wi poise an charm. on page 32
Thein air ait stank wi sizzlen fleish on page 38

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McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
g up whan the' got oot in tha air, on page 4

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Reynolds, Charlie Tak pride in yer ain tongue, (North Antrim Speak 2009) Ulster - Coleraine, blog
irt tae plae an mann gie mair air time tae tha Ullans speakers.
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