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Use in varieties of Scots

apen Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words24.9 12 12.5 0 0 0 11.7 177.3
Number of occurrences3811 0 0 0 1 26
Number of authors6 0 0 0 1 5

Occurrences of apen in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
An socht an apen heiven fir the fowk on page 41

1 matches

Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
t, thae weeks or week-ens are apen tae aabody, young or aul, man on page 56

2 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
Tak tha furst fish ye ketch; apen ïts mooth an ye'll fin a coi on page 9
s' hairts wull be oot ïn tha apen, an as for you Mary, sorra as on page 73
l no be brocht oot ïntae tha apen. Mine hoo ye lïsten. Tha yin on page 83
fowk, an made thaim clear an apen eneuch for weans tae unnèrst on page 88
m that knocks, tha dure wull apen. If a sinn axes breid frae on on page 89
Also on pages 92, 94
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
imentality, insteid wi clear, apen ee'd love. In the 19 lines, s
1 matches

Ultach Midgates, (Reddit 2020) Ulster, poetry
A weechil’s quait mooth riv apen an faized
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
auch wi me. An whiles ye will apen your windae for that pleisur.
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
an ahent it hiz gairden, than apen feilds decored wi
houss. Anither twasum ruggit apen the duir o the kerr an the
id, whan Embro Castel wes yit apen ti the
Mirren tho, shae walcummed wi apen airms. Caller uncos o onie ki
pendil is ti apen the panser i the gairden. The
5 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Wor een wus apen't til the warl,
Aroon tha apen hearth
Tae tha apen air |
In tae tha apen air
Oot, in tha apen air
15 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
n this speirin foarm, but lea apen thair Sing’l speirins (1 ta
bus, minibus or motor-coach (apen or hiddlie)
2 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
at meenit the front door flew apen an in boolt Teenie Finlay fra
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
ithin saiconts whan hei flung apen his wagon door, wi the reek
1 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
aa tha waur, tha grey moss an apen muir empie laik thur sowels.
1 matches

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