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asylum Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.9 7 5.7 20.6 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences125 7 0 0 0 0
Number of authors4 3

Occurrences of asylum in Corpus

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Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
he toun affloadit incomers an asylum seekers, the fremmit, the oot
n the toun wis scant an, bein asylum-seekin incomers, they'd bin r
2 matches

Dunnett, Nathan The Auld Asylum, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
id tak a walk up tae the auld asylum in the middle of the wids and
un online tae play visitin an asylum.
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
l themes the likes o the NHS, asylum seekers an Harold Shipman, af
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
he dear days o her life in an asylum nae kennin day fae nicht. The
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
an the lassie awa. Her tae an asylum an David tae seven years serv
ervant lassie hid died in the asylum soon aifter and naebody hid k
2 matches

Donati, Colin Universal Declaration o Human Richts, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Lallans, government
tae enjoy in ither countries asylum frae persecution.
1 matches

Widmann, Thomas The State o Denmark, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ictions on immigration (incl. asylum seekers) an a mair negative w
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
atics have taken oooveer thee asylum??(2020)

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