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aulder Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words72 41 88.6 73.5 0 0 81.8 0
Number of occurrences10977 25 0 0 7 0
Number of authors29 8 4

Occurrences of aulder in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
k ye ti the Fossil Grove It's aulder faur nor me.' on page 24

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
soart ae wey ah did envy that aulder generation. It wisnae that th on page 89
cannae imagine he kin be much aulder than eighteen. Remindin me ae on page 168
ey'm laughin and jokin wae an aulder couple ah assume, tae be her on page 172
c, likes. He's a gid few year aulder than me but he's still a wann on page 183
getic lassie. Accordin tae ma aulder cousin John she wis yin ae th on page 189
Also on pages 199
6 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
hoose. Her brither (five year aulder than her) gaed tae the schuil on page 6
arn that when ye get a bittie aulder, hen.' on page 59
heroic. She looked up tae the aulder lassie, Hortensia fur the gal on page 130

3 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
anither day aulder. on page 98
Still as time gets aulder on page 99

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Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
o the younkers, an some o the aulder fowk forbye, begoud tae tak t on page 56

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Dareau, Mareau Lallans 59 - The Dictionar o the Aulder Scottis Leid (DOST), (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
The Dictionar o the Aulder Scottis Leid (DOST) on page 59

3 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
nour maistlike had arisen fae aulder traditions that originally ca on page 20
me withoot this! Howivver the aulder lads tellt him, 'Ach ie'll be on page 38
lose. As the pair o them grew aulder they jist seemd tae stick the on page 62

3 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
aid, Ah remember bein no much aulder than you Kirsty, she said, An on page 52
t wi me an she wis four years aulder, it made me feel dead grown u on page 57
the wan family. Rona wis the aulder wan by aboot two minutes an s on page 61
e come oot the shop these two aulder boys that wur staunin ootside on page 69
wee lassie when she's no much aulder she'll end up aw blawn oot li on page 137
Also on pages 148, 163
7 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
aill o this faimly - the six aulder folk (gaun, on page 3
ckle bairns, thegither wi the aulder folk that had cam wi them. on page 63
d, 'I'm an auld man. I'm faur aulder than ye think. I cannae gang on page 171

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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
d wad prove the Yird wis faur aulder nor Usher's 6,000 year. As th
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
han on the tellie the wey the aulder generations did. The wecht o
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Uri, Antonia North East filmmakker feart for the futur o Doric, (Doric Future 2019) Doric, blog
hat documents “muckle o the aulder fowk o Cruden Bay, wi their s
1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
cademic research baith in its aulder an new forms; the increasin a
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
ns "sch" is uised for SH (fae aulder Scots writins): Pasche.
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
e time lauchin at the wey the aulder fowk talks an tryin ti sort t
Aa the aulder poems is quotit fae the Pengu
2 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
bairns, it wis fowk a bittie aulder, fowk that hid nae respect fo
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
yted while Matty her brither, aulder nur her bi twa year, spat on
oord an she broke a nail. The aulder bairns war set tae their lang
ment Dandy. He wis three year aulder than them, a skinnymalink o a
t her leddyship bein twa year aulder than her he thocht himsel fai
Alec Mathieson wis five year aulder than Minnie, ane o the Troot
8 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
raised bi mithers nae muckle aulder nur thirsels. Here, the toun
utt Skweel. Brian wis ae year aulder nor his sister bit wis epilep
; she wis storytellin tae the aulder classes. They likit the story
erin," quo Brian. A hale year aulder than Nava, an a loon, he thoc
they seem? Bappy wis sax year aulder than the ithers – nearhaun
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 177, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
llin yaised bi William wis an aulder form o Scots whaur the penult
1 matches

Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern, poetry
fir scrievin in the ‘aulder Scottish tongue’...
1 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ae a babe's haun as they grow aulder, throu street signs, exams, i
1 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
nou than they were back then. Aulder. Wiser. An if we had oor time
uite. As ah said afore, we're aulder nou, we're wiser. Lessons hae
2 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
buddie else’s. But sae wuid aulder lads wha’s experience an wi
d grunds fer seein it as even aulder nor that. This his nivver bee
o these tales are a haill lot aulder nor that.
nce (an its soul?) were o the aulder generation. Monie commentator
thon end we shuid be remindin aulder fowk that the horrors they he
5 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
group eh minors who wurr nae aulder than thurteen. The lassies wu
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
, an would only say, “Ah am aulder than yow, an must ken better.
e, “wull Ah ne’er get ony aulder than Ah um noo? That’ll b
2 matches

Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
achan o Liff, Dundee wey. His aulder brither wis John Playfair, th
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
We ken that William, an his aulder braar Malcolm, war at a Scott
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
n tak pleisur in explorin the aulder history o Scotland.
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Heather, Alistair Rin throu the jungle, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
airns, but war as auld as me, aulder mebbe. They war whit’s crie
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Strathnaver, blog
ltur that ayeweys revered the aulder generation wis mair nor fowk
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
tattie knife. But it wis oor aulder brither wha did the last bitt
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
nterpanes. No lang afore, oor aulder cousins haed sleepit in the s
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
could see fowk o aw ages. The aulder generation weel representit t
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Than an nou — poverty, makkin dae, an leukin oot for ilk ither, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
tae depend on the wee bit her aulder lassies wha workit in service
1 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
Fit we’d shawin wes at the aulder the age group the mair fowk s
eam wes sae teen bi ane o the aulder fowk at we let the tape recor
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
ae me as a young wumman bi an aulder freend, like the baton o wisd
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Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
m ur wee guys, cannae be much aulder than sixteen or seventeen.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
d thing is, he cannae be much aulder than me but ah’ve nae time
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e saw him gettin tormented by aulder lads. They took his baw aff h
1 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
an broke his bloody hip. The aulder ye get, yer bones turn tae du
always like this, ye just get aulder an it seems ye become less re
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Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
burstin oot his dish. He’s aulder than us, aboot thirty odds ah
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
tae rin awa, but Phaedra, ma aulder sister (wha wis ayewis mair g
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ual art but disnae forget the aulder farrant craft learnt tae her
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
l Wyman threapit tae ill-taen aulder musicians o the day that they
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
there's plenty there fur the aulder yins an aw.
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
him away when he's a wee bit aulder, teach him aw the chantin an
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Muir, Glenn Al Fresco, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
Sannie wis Faither’s aulder half brither and a man wi a w
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McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
B.C.). It took some o’ the aulder students tae explain that yin
1 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
Aye Ah growe aulder an it hurts me ti see thaim.
the aulder lyke thay growe
2 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Great Divide, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ts politics i the frame o the aulder Labour vs. Tory divide, it se
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
s a conversation I haed wi an aulder wumman, whase name I dinna ke
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
tin o Treasure Island for the aulder collegianers.Anither o the pr
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The Westender Mairchers did oor toon prood, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
in war and conflict that the aulder yins hed. If trith be teld, a
eneration of folk, no se much aulder than thumsels.
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@d_anderson878 tweeted in Doric

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
tin shorter or ah'm ah gettin aulder! #wimbledon(2018)
Am I gettin aulder or is Holly Willoughby’s ski(2018)

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@JamesAmcvean tweeted in Doric

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
@kidwawazat Thanks - I 'm aulder than I luik.(2020)

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans

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