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Use in varieties of Scots

anxious Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words18.5 13 12.6 26.4 36.4 22.4 46.9 13.6
Number of occurrences2811 9 1 1 4 2
Number of authors6 2 1 1 2 1

Occurrences of anxious in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
his first bit ae news, ah wis anxious tae hear aboot the sequel. In on page 33
ugie looks increasingly maire anxious. And ah kin almost sense he m on page 180

2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ootfit, Eileen," said Jinny, anxious te chynge the subjeck. "It's on page 35
wis stairtin te feel a bittie anxious. on page 82

2 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
xt the Mock Turtle, a weethin anxious. on page 95
tay," said the Hatter, wi an anxious luk at the Queen, wha wus rea on page 114

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
n their pillaes and gawped wi anxious een at the bar o chocolate in on page 32
nka,' said Chairlie Baffie aw anxious, 'will Violet Boakregarde eve on page 116
e?' spiered Mrs Teeveeheid aw anxious. on page 154
m?' spiered Mr 'Teeveeheid aw anxious. on page 155

4 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
e rin a book group?" said Vi, anxious te chynge the subjeck afore S on page 30
stairtin te feel mair an mair anxious as the on page 45
"Ah'm windin ye up! Ah'm jist anxious te see you as happy an sattle on page 50
a haud o his han. "Ye're affa anxious-lookin." on page 58
my Chung's noo," said Ronnie, anxious te get some maet inside him t on page 60
Also on pages 86
6 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
, wi Mr Kranky watchin him wi anxious een, cowped hauf a pint o eng on page 89

1 matches

Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
andmidders, an aa pitten in a anxious day.
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
ached the point sheu wis most anxious tae discuss, the real reason
1 matches

MacMillan, Angus Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
anxious, hopefou, tremmlin,
1 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
as me. That made me even mare anxious than ah already wis! The comm
1 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
el an taking her oot makes me anxious as Ah’m always feart Ah’l
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
hale pairty look sae dour an anxious.)
usly replied, no feelin at aw anxious tae hae th experiment tried o
tea,” said th Hatter, wi an anxious keek at th Queen, whae was re
3 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
omfort but makin me feel mare anxious still, as she places her haun
1 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
k hame,’ said Kat, a bittie anxious.
1 matches

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