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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
argie Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.2 4 13.2 0 0 11.3 6.5
Number of occurrences114 5 0 0 1 1
Number of authors9 4 3 1 1

Occurrences of argie in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
an blue Brexit? An ye cannae argie wi the Union Jack an aw it re on page 117

1 matches

Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
Mair nor ony ithers argie-bargie, the staunnart stooshi
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
IN the mids o thon raicent argie-bargie in the British pairlam
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@Chazzbat tweeted
er @new_toons @Twitter Ah wid argie thir must be mair tae it than(2020) search twitter


Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
syne they argie-bargied aboot fitna een o the on page 97
es will be fit tae conter nor argie wi. An ye'll be latten doon b on page 115
t wid dee it. An there wis an argie-bargie amo them aboot fitna e on page 116

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Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
nither o's fits – an fa cud argie wi thon, fur the puir laddie
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@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
for fowk, wi etymologies tae argie ower! https://t.co/qa0Fh1SLLq (2020) twitter link


Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Argie bargie-in
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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
el, "the wye aal the cretters argie. It's enuch tae pit yer heid on page 57

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