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Use in varieties of Scots

arm Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words15.9 17 21.8 8.8 0 0 0 13.6
Number of occurrences2419 3 0 0 0 2
Number of authors12 3 2

Occurrences of arm in Corpus

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Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Dinnae lay ony chinks in yir arm'er; on page 17

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Wrap tha arm aroon yer shoolder on page 34

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
country would give their left arm for, do we have a financial d
1 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
nurse, who takes Evelynn’s arm and is keen tae show us aboot
1 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
Ah pull mah arm back. Decent wee weight in th
1 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ah put an arm roond hur back. “Ma wee spa
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
se, and ah want tae chance ma arm and see if ah can get some ha
ma finger and a cuff roond ma arm. Ma heart’s beatin oot ma c
“Can you hold out your arm so I can take some blood?”
Ah dinnae dare look at ma arm. Then that ‘Bananas in Pyja
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
amang us the night. Keep Thy arm o power about him, an O, I wi
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
to her credit longer than my arm! The best of the best!”
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
newspaper an pokes mi oan the arm wi it. ‘Here’s yir dirty
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans
Heels04178190 I could gnaw my arm aff. ????(2020)

@jack_capener tweeted in Lallans

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
gettin injections in ma left arm! xxx(2014)
doin a makeover wi person wi arm disabilities etc! As we like (2015)

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

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