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allow Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.8 7 11.4 5.9 0 0 35.1 0
Number of occurrences1510 2 0 0 3 0
Number of authors4 2 0 0 1 0

Occurrences of allow in Corpus

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
hort o the 'Second Comin' wid allow er te aiven entertain the ide on page 58

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
We cannot allow sic filth oan oor screen? on page 35
An wullnae allow thaim tae pu the plug, on page 145

2 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
r.” An this Ahlice would no allow, withoot kennin hoo auld eet
Allow iz tae sell ee a couple?”
shire-Cat,” said Ahlice: “allow iz tae introduce eet.”
3 matches

Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
door as far as the chain’ll allow.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
n, the wummin’s sex mad. Ah allow masel a wry smile as ah consi
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
urely. Ma range o’ fire wid allow me a frontal heid shot, o’
ers came roond the bend an’ allow me tae escape, unseen, in the
2 matches

McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
Fortunately the grund didnae allow them tae graze their ba’s s
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
skills, you must enhance, tae allow you tae advance.
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
e Rings. That is gin you’ll allow me some poetic license wi’
1 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
‘Should we allow the word choob?’
1 matches

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