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Use in varieties of Scots

asks Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words73.5 22 56.9 179.3 36.1 0 0 0
Number of occurrences11250 61 1 0 0 0
Number of authors14 7 1 0 0 0

Occurrences of asks in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
id days. Any tips fur me?" he asks. on page 39
"Who's Ken?" he asks aw dead pan. Ah jist stare th on page 48
e, the fuck huv yae been?" he asks. on page 63

22 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
shi asks ir-sel, why? on page 61
If Anybuddie Asks Em Dain Jist Fine on page 63
but if anybuddie asks on page 64

3 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
pits in his tea every time he asks her fur a cup. Ah think he's on page 148

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
boot. Unless she specifically asks fir yer advice, please, jist on page 75

1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
113. Dr Mary Brennan asks that deef bairns should hae a
s. Hooanever, Dr Mary Brennan asks for BSL an deef studies tae b
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Koan, (sandyfleming.org 2005) Lallans, poetry
Hummle I asks him
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
she asks." It's lang past nine, get a
mountain Jonsar?" asks the Wee wifie. "It's a topper
pear she wis cripplin. Jonsar asks " Are you a richt
ky wi her. Tam turned roon an asks Ronald. "Fit brings
looked Ronald up an doon an, asks. "Is that yon
28 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
Muggie?" Asks Geordie. Muggie smiles an say
u open the windae please" she asks. Geordie lent ower the
asks." Is this the same plants tha
id a cataract operation?" Ned asks Jonsar Eck." Oh michty
lang wis you in the hospital" Asks Ned." Oh
23 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
. When a visitor fae Michigan asks a very specific question aboo
1 matches

Burnett, Colin Ordinary Criminals, (colinburnett.co.uk 2019) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ou here to Sign on?’’ she asks
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
ition clear an ilka poll that asks aboot the nuclear scunner mak
1 matches

Ireland, Mark Wi A Facey Like Yours, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
to be seen. The office wifie asks if she kains i best y to find
ist canna wite!" Callum's mam asks, "Reight hiv yi got ur baggie
2 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
nd looks at it wi a scowl and asks wit his date eh birth is. His
1 matches

Wilson, Heidi and Isla Then and noo, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Keith, prose
But ma mither aften asks fits wrang wi face tae face?
1 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
rai swords, Sammy?’ mah maw asks me. Fair question right enoug
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
eeds nae answer. We dae as he asks an he stoaps again, openin th
s the introductions an Stenzo asks us where we’re fae an that;
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ah dae as he asks an we’re staunin, huddled n
nts!’ ah sais, an dae as he asks, leavin the chain oan. ‘Whi
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
somehin?’ wan ay the wummin asks.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
course, Stevie, is it?’ she asks again, like she has every tim
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
are you there?” the doactor asks efter whit feels like a lifet
tal, Miss McGee?” the nurse asks.
ae come tae the hospital. She asks me aboot ma symptoms. Ah rela
comes back wi a trolley. She asks me tae lift ma shirt and cove
I can take some blood?” she asks.
5 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
turn tae look at her and she asks again, this time like she bel
1 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Furst Time, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
Whit A’m a luikin for?” A asks. Bit afore Key can answer, we
1 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Tasteless, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
i' sugar oan it, tae which 'e asks when wull it be ready an' ren
1 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
‘Why?’ Ah asks.
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
l gie him some courage, if he asks.”
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
d yi get oan the day?’ he asks.
oan a lift, soldier?’ he asks.
‘Where d’yae live,’ he asks.
3 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
e?’ a latter day Oor Wullie asks wi’ a face that cun barely
And it’s no the point that asks ye if ye ken hoo Scots tell s
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
Plans the day wife asks? Well efter I clean the chunt(2017)

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