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Use in varieties of Scots

auntie Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words49.5 25 62.1 55.8 0 0 23.4 0
Number of occurrences7554 19 0 0 2 0
Number of authors16 7 2

Occurrences of auntie in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
It beats my auntie Lizzie-o' Robert Garioch, 'Th on page 54

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
asked ma mither's sister, ma auntie, tae come and bide wi us. She on page 190
wis left tae bide alane wi ma auntie. She became ma legal guardian on page 191
'Ye're jalousin yer auntie killt him and made it look as on page 192
how feart fae this monstrous auntie ah wis, and how she owermaist on page 193
wis that owermaistered by ma auntie that ah widnae huv daured. Ye on page 194
Also on pages 195, 196, 198, 199, 200
17 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
r hid a maan te waarm er bed. Auntie Jessie said at 'Ah wis coorse on page 67

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
er in Ayrshire tae bide wi an auntie at on page 22

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ranny an another fiver aff ma Auntie Jackie - on page 43
ards ah wis made tae wear yir Auntie Jackie's auld denim jacket wi on page 52
a da, ma gran an Karen wis ma Auntie Jackie an ma cousin Emma, an on page 56
's no even gota boyfriend. Ma Auntie Jackie phoned tae tell us she on page 58

6 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
rry wis mad at Wullyum but ma Auntie Gemma said he wis efter him a on page 76

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
'Oh, ma auntie's nickie-tams!' skirled Mr Ki on page 82

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
like a dray-horse. While yer Auntie Jessie's bringin ben the parr
'Far's the precentor, auntie?'
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
en tae hae surgery. Mynd, his Auntie Jude his traiveller bluid in
ngsyne". The Andersons, baith auntie an nevoy, baith vrocht in the
"Ma auntie wad niver alloo yon. Traivell
"Ay, bit it's yer auntie I'm thinkin o as weel. I func
'd bin a sair wecht aroon his auntie's craig, tho she'd niver hae
5 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
“Yeir sauf nou, Auntie Mirren !” Shae gied hir a k
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
apairt, the true colours o ‘Auntie Beeb’ hae been seen.
his auntie dee’d. Is there oniethin ma
2 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
gin. It'll be well funny. Mah auntie’s sittin next tae me, mah m
viously, mah Uncle Tommy, mah auntie Sharon, mah granny and granda
cunt in hawf nae bother. Mah auntie an mah maw are pure screamin
inish makin the dinner an mah auntie tries tae entertain the thous
oud ae yersels’ ah hear mah auntie Sharon shout efter us, Cow.
5 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
in oor veesits tae him an ma auntie. We loʼed their hoose wi its
awa fae the tractors sin oor auntie thocht them unchancy contrapt
urish. A skelpit dowp fae oor auntie for oor glaurie shuin, or oor
Oor auntie wis a toun wumman at hert an
an didnae clype on us tae oor auntie!
7 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
t wis a good do though - yer Auntie Agnes's
1 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
ur we end up. I hinna seen ma auntie that steys in Tapsalteerie To
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
llengin crack she haes wi her Auntie Janice an in lines the likes
1 matches

Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
en a teenager so she went tae Auntie Doris’s.“That’s her oot
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Al Fresco, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ompanied by Mither’s sister Auntie “Petrie” and her man Uncl
her Uncle Sannie and his wife Auntie Jim.
in his leg frae that battle. Auntie Jim wis yin o life’s optimi
3 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
at Poll Tax Hoose tae pey her auntie’s council tax when it had b
1 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
e said, ‘I’m the ghost of Auntie Mabel, this pound note stays
ce said ‘I’m the ghost of Auntie Mabel, this pound note stays
ce came ‘I’m the ghost of Auntie Mabel, this pound note stays
3 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
sister, Janet Dunlop, kent is auntie Janet, hed the owerance o rin
1 matches

Robertson, Gary A Wee Dundee Xmas Poem, (Lidl 2020) Doric, poetry
, furst up... Oh no! Itz aald auntie Joy
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@d_anderson878 tweeted in Doric
Dinnae get ma Auntie Mary stertit! https://t.co/TB(2020)
Richt. Auntie Mary his 'gorblin oo' fir dow(2020)
rs dae it? Fae ma ain heid - Auntie Mary his yet tae spik on't. h(2020)

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
Thanks quine, an ye mither an auntie! xx https://t.co/xhB9jlSCwO(2019)

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans

@Angela1Sinclair tweeted in Lallans

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern

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