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Use in varieties of Scots

alone Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words19.7 23 23.9 14.7 0 67.1 0 6.8
Number of occurrences3021 5 0 3 0 1
Number of authors15 4 0 3 0 1

Occurrences of alone in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
A solidarity you'll feel alone. on page 57

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
and age who owns a mace? Lit alone actually uses yin. Some said on page 20
remains and noo he is standin alone. Face tae face wae Aldo. Yae on page 42
r students hit haime jist how alone ah actually wis there. And th on page 63

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
e that paper again. Leave her alone, said ma ma, Kirsty's quite h on page 42

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Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
I march alone ais sun tis dawnin, on page 45

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MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
No even a drawer, let alone cradle. No a rag o claes. on page 21

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Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
He's always alone when he does. Sometimes he pi
1 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
cannot leave your mother all alone the
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Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
But we left him alone with his glory!
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Burnett, Colin Takeover, (colinburnett.co.uk 2020) Lallans - East Coast, prose
r students hit haime jist how alone ah actually wis there. And th
1 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
t her for fifteen meenits let alone an oor and when Ah did it wis
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Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
very pub in Glasgae shut, let alone no be able tae gie ma wife o
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
“Are you alone right now?”
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Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
, and that wis that – I wis alone. See, when I think aboot it n
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
ower being stuck in her hoose alone and a wee incident in ma kitc
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Penny, Len Toast Tae The Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
rk a shift, tae those at home alone,
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
ession then pls do not suffer alone https://t.co/fKjTutLnVR https(2017)

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans
might just need a bit of time alone.(2020)

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

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