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Use in varieties of Scots

angel Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words39.6 14 11.5 73.5 0 0 35.1 150
Number of occurrences6010 25 0 0 3 22
Number of authors8 4 1 1

Occurrences of angel in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
any angel but eh've still got feelins on page 39

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
thïs, whan lo an behoul, an angel o tha Loard appeart tae hïm on page 1
waakent up, he daen whut tha angel o tha Loard haed toul hïm ta on page 2
prayin. An aa o a suddent an angel o tha Loard appeart, stannin on page 69
sïx month gane, God sent tha angel Gabriel til tha toon o Nazare on page 70
air sheep. Aa o a suddent, an angel o tha Loard cum amang thaim, on page 72
Also on pages 107
22 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
On Angel's Wings on page 78
velation hid bin delivered on angel's wings. on page 80

2 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
n. He'd sattled on iss fan an angel o e Lord cam till him in a dr on page 7
ad. Efter they'd gaen awa, an angel o e Lord cam tae Joseph in a on page 8
n at e time o the incense. An angel o e Lord cam afore him, stann on page 79
I the saxth month, the angel Gabriel wis sent fae God till on page 80
n ower their sheepies, fan an angel o e Lord cam till them an e L on page 82
Also on pages 117
18 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
'Wis the Divil an Angel tee, da?' she speired.
e stained glaiss windae wi an angel on't.
'Fas the angel, aunt?' Minnie speired.
4 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
o been me. Ma Bettie wis nae angel, but ah gied hur some life. A
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
“Ye’re an angel.”
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
d an’ A saw white. No’ an angel bit the gaiters o’ a troope
1 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 3, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
Anen the wins ripped the angel frae its base. Bronze wings p
erised tae burger-meat bi yon angel.
l. A new-boarn wean, a fallen angel, an a comatose nun. Hauf a Cl
3 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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