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answert Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words63.4 10 66.7 61.7 0 0 11.7 109.1
Number of occurrences9658 21 0 0 1 16
Number of authors6 1 1 2

Occurrences of answert in Corpus

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
"O coorse," the Dodo answert gravely. "What else hae yae g on page 28
Alice answert him brev an quick, fur shae w on page 31
guid openin fur a yarn. Alice answert brev an baakwardly, "A - A h on page 43
al come oot different!" Alice answert in a wile melancholy voice. on page 45
"A hae answert three questions, an that is e on page 49
Also on pages 64, 65, 71, 94, 107
10 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
it on the door. The knock was answert by a wee maidie wha speirit w on page 34

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
it's no funny. He still never answert me. Ah said, Gaunnae say some on page 63
this is for, she said. Naebdy answert. Come on don't be shy, she sa on page 98
ins on her fingers. She never answert me. Eh, ah said, Whit's up wi on page 107
fur me. He never answert me he jist haundet me a dish on page 141
Where've You been; she never answert an then she screwed up her fa on page 146

6 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
answert, "Tha yin that sowed tha guid on page 9
yer unnèrstannin o ït?" He answert an sayed, "Ye shud love tha L on page 88
um an gie iz a han." An Jesus answert, "Och Mairtha, ye ir gettin y on page 89
!" An thïs ïs hoo tha Loard answert hïm. "Yis oul hippycrits! Sh on page 93
Tha Sadducees' questions answert on page 104

6 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
Jesus answert him, "Weel, weel, fit sorra i on page 9
intae a loaf o breid." Jesus answert, "Scripter says 'Man canna su on page 10
The angel answert, "A'm Gabriel; I stan in atte on page 79
n tae turn intae loaf." Jesus answert, "E scriptirs say, 'Fowk winn on page 85
it yours ett an drink." Jesus answert, "Div ye garr e groom's freen on page 88
Also on pages 91, 95, 97, 98, 99, 101, 102, 104, 105, 106, 110, 113, 118
21 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
Ma Rapet answert him dourly:
'Weel,' the nurse answert, 'she'll last twa days,
ie wi him, mair gleg than he, answert, 'He's
orn's morn, five o clock, she answert.
4 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
They answert: ‘Fleggit? Hou wad we be fl
hat I kentna hou tae draw. He answert:
‘Ay, I answert, blately.
But he answert nane. He shook his heid douce
Efter a lang seelence he answert:
45 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
"The deevil, honest man," answert the magistrate, "haed naethin
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
chs, wi hert felt remord, Hei answert ma pley fur forgieness, Hei,
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Tae see oorsels as we see ithers, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ed mair questions nor it haes answert.
1 matches

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