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Use in varieties of Scots

ale Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words21.1 7 2.3 20.6 0 67.1 0 136.4
Number of occurrences322 7 0 3 0 20
Number of authors2 3 1 1

Occurrences of ale in Corpus

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
the widdie fir aul returnable ale bottles an git enuch free sma on page 87

1 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
ti swally yir ale. on page 4

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ieces fae the shop an got the ale larry, an Ah wished my mam wi on page 64

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
pleasure ale be in tha noo on page 13
Fae ale ye have ais ankle deep on page 14
A million jigsaws ale dumped oot, on page 21
Niver ale thought oot by thee, on page 22
s wunters spread thra saisons ale, on page 24
Also on pages 28, 29, 30, 36, 37, 41, 42, 45, 49
20 matches

Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
en soopit da flör, an footch ale ta da sailor men, an göd abo
me da paetie basket. I sees a ale pig a da boddam o’m. I look
t at shö meent me ta gie dis ale ta poor Hunter, lyin rostin a
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
Dow telt them a drappie warm ale wi sweet spirits o nitre an a
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
rder a half pint o India Pale Ale and slowly move fae ashtray t
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat If I Catch Ye I'll Eat Ye, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
for his nightly visit tae the Ale Hoose far he spent the shilli
e on yer wye tae spend at the Ale Hoose.”
teem, but the thocht that his ale siller wiz at that very momen
3 matches

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