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Use in varieties of Scots

arra Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.9 4 10.4 5.9 0 0 0 6.8
Number of occurrences129 2 0 0 0 1
Number of authors2 1 1

Occurrences of arra 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
he executioner tuk aff lik an arra. on page 87

1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
o. Weel Cupid an his bow an arra struck fin Jake wis a young g
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
the bow an arra hid got his aim richt and, hi
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
the waw, ShITE OFFICE wae an arra pointin taewards a stairwell.
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
me, “can rin faster than an arra.”
ed them aw. Whan Eros shot an arra fae ahint Atalanta, she ran o
o fowk aff. But no the puir, arra-stickit lads that were in luv
med at her a mega-muckle luve arra; it wis that big he cudna fit
hauns. Wheech! went Eros’s arra, heidin strecht for Atalanta
8 matches

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