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Use in varieties of Scots

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alice Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words465.1 7 55.5 0 4127.5 0 2598.2
Number of occurrences8277 21 0 401 0 398
Number of authors10 7 1 1 1

Occurrences of alice in Corpus

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Lallans

Hubbard, Tom Lallans 59 - Leids and Lieder: Walcome ti Helvetiscots, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
makars wha scrievit i French, Alice de Chambrier (1861-1882) wis on page 5

1 matches

McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
a set o the film 'A Town Like Alice') on page 16

1 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
And yon wee "hairy", Gallus Alice... on page 69

1 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
’s the twa lauddies. An oor Alice.”
1 matches

Crawford, Ross Mindin, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
Ma granny Alice passed awa last year.
1 matches

@billykayscot tweeted
rrots @joao_kay Monie thenks, Alice. Gey appreciatit.(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
@EdinburghLive_ alice is a star guys - her respons (2021) twitter link

Doric

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
fin wi war roon it Stanley an Alice's the ither wik." on page 79
"Weel, Alice his invitit's roon the nicht on page 80
ye wintit ma te leuk like yon Alice craiter." on page 84
e meen. The only thing at yon Alice is ony eese fir is spennin St on page 85

9 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ower ae shooder. "Come wi's, Alice." on page 19
"Tt dis sut! She's een o the Alice-band brigade - een o yer 'ho on page 74
"Oh, Alice..." Jack sighed. "Sellin Hill on page 89
he hurt look aat flickered in Alice's een. "Ah jist wint a meenit on page 90
"There ye are," said Alice, lookin concerned as he cam i on page 96

12 matches

Shetland

Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand on page III
n Duckworth, wi ten year aald Alice Liddell, da dochter o da Dean on page V
At dey're wi Alice, in a laand Aa unean, wild an on page 5
Alice! So, tak dis bairns' tale An on page 6
Alice wis begennin ta turn aafil ti on page 7
Also on pages 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 46, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125
401 matches

Ulster

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
verent Robinson Duckworth, wi Alice Liddell (ten years oul), the on page v
sure the orthography used in Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan is es on page vi
Alice! A weeyinish story tak, on page 6
Alice wus gittin wile tire't o sitt on page 7
The nixt minute doon went Alice efter it niver thinking fur y on page 8
Also on pages 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124
398 matches

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