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Dialect map - Usage over time
athing Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words30.9 2 139.9 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences552 53 0 0 0 0
Number of authors11 2 9

Occurrences of athing in Corpus

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
tae the big man, ah'd dae aa athing in ma powre on page 125

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@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
ye mynd and dicht with flash athing doon Twa meters a coo forbye (2020) search twitter


Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Fair in the efterneen, athing dis dreep.
Athing jist hinging fer soakin weet,
We waken up, athing closed in wi haar,
Countryside flush, athing soakin weet,
Athing clairty an weet efter the rai
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Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
in een anither's company." Is athing o.k.
tae a temper, caed Jonsar Eck athing. "Fit wid a peat mannie
they hid a news aboot athing that wis happenin in the worl
Athing clairty in a rule weet plicht
Germans tae flee tae Spain an athing wis a gweed bit
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Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, poetry
afore this virus kicked off. Athing has been cancelled since lock
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Robson, Euan Peelie wally, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
A hid jist started pittin athing thegither fan she walit throu
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Riddell, Conor San Diego, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
An it didna start very weel. Athing wis runnin late. The train wi
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Dunnett, Nathan The Auld Asylum, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
ok us a o five minutes to ate athing we hid brought wi us an it wi
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Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
oon like naebiddies business. Athing wis a ready covered ower wis
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Hutchison, Pat Sanners Gow's Tales and Folklore of the Buchan - The Clootie Dummmplin!, (Ayton Publishing 2017 ISBN: 978-1910601419) Doric - Banffshire, prose
than cursin he made tae pick athing up but faa should come inaboo
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Hutchison, Pat Mrs Clushet o Faaldydykes, (McStorytellers.com 2018) Doric - Banffshire, prose
best usually tae reassure her athing wiz aaricht and at a haafcroo
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Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ide wiz nearly aff. She tried athing tae get it tae come tae her b
She’d tried athing tae help Catty but as he star
et een made up. The hoose and athing wi it she left tae the young
o ony kind so rather that let athing gyang tae the Crown she thoch
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The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
teacher we managed tae uncoil athing. Then athing wiz shut doon an
. Then athing wiz shut doon an me an the ja
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Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
re ye blin? The prices are on athing.” She pointed tae the ice c
ntae his side. So I tellt her athing aboot fit hid happened tae me
till in ae bit. By gweed luck athing wiz fine and we went forritt
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Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
at mornin an teen her coal an athing else o value tae pey the back
g shadas showed it wiz empty. Athing gone barr the chair she sat o
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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
uppose I'll learn foo tae dee athing the richt wye eventually!”
ss Gordon tellt her. She kent athing aboot the history o the faimi
condition o Jessie and tried athing tae calm her doon. Misstress
sie started tae apologise for athing but he said nae tae worry abo
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@fittiecrooners tweeted
at the morn and bookie cad me athing(2016) search twitter

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