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alloo Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.2 9 1.1 2.9 0 0 0 102.3
Number of occurrences171 1 0 0 0 15
Number of authors1 1 7

Occurrences of alloo in Corpus

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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
Whut A alloo?' on page 16

1 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
ae know better." Alice wudnae alloo this wi'oot knowin what age h on page 25
" Alice went on, "that they'd alloo Dinah tae stap in the hoose i on page 34
Alloo mae tae sell yae a couple?" on page 47
a Cheshire-Cat," said Alice. "Alloo mae tae introduce it." on page 85

4 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
tellin hïm, "Tha Laa daesnae alloo ye tae hae hir!" > Herod wud on page 9
ir daein whut tha Laa disnae alloo on tha Sabbath?" on page 78
s an Pharisees, "Daes tha Laa alloo ye tae heal fowk on tha Sabba on page 94
tae cum on aheid, an sayed, "Alloo tha weans tae cum tae me, dï on page 100
worries o thïs life. Dïnnae alloo that day tae faa on yis o a s on page 106

6 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
Wullie Wonka, hae decidit tae alloo five bairns - jist five, min on page 23

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
"Ma auntie wad niver alloo yon. Traivellers hae a byordn
1 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Alloo at least a day!
1 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
ae, we hae made this buik tae alloo ye til fill oot yer Hoosehaud
1 matches

Gibson, Darren Oul money, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
Noo A’ll alloo, as much as A fin aa thaim ou
1 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
r an lichtnin masel, A wudnae alloo ’at we’d haed sicna wile
1 matches

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