A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

awey Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words66.3 10 80.8 0 866.1 44.7 46.8 0
Number of occurrences10171 0 24 2 4 0
Number of authors1 0 6 2 1 0

Occurrences of awey in Corpus

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Hall, Simon W. The Orkney Gruffalo, (Itchy Coo 2015 ISBN: 978-1785300066) Orkney, weans
"Cheerio, peedie moose." An awey Fox shot. on page 3
e ye eftir, peedie moose." An awey he gaed. on page 7
Cheerio, peedie moose." An awey Snek gaed. on page 11
An awey he gaed tae his ricklie log h on page 16
An awey he gaed tae his tree-top hoos on page 18
Also on pages 20
6 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
, the shelfs that bit further awey, and if yur lucky, some cunt on page 15
colour fae oor faces drained awey along wae oor hopes ae a wey on page 17
r some pish. We baith chatted awey tae each other like auld time on page 20
a attention couldnae be taken awey fae the fact that the shoap f on page 35
but the ootsider willnae fade awey and is on page 39
Also on pages 42, 47, 48, 56, 59, 63
57 matches

Miller, Alison Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Orkney, poetry
e start up tae chant and rant awey on page 40

1 matches

Sinclair, James Makkin Hame, (Shetland For Wirds 2018) Shetland, poetry
ened as Charlie's wirds faded awey.
1 matches

Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
dem, an you watch da sky. An awey dey go, an dan you wait. Wait
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
ghbouring factory a few miles awey that maks the famous reid spo
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
reason fur keepan the Potters awey; they didna waant Dudley mixa
wark and Mrs Dursley gossiped awey happily as she wrestled a scr
ere twa peedie pinpricks faer awey, which wis the eyes o the cat
3 matches

Burnett, Colin Takeover, (colinburnett.co.uk 2020) Lallans - East Coast, prose
l ah foond this beauty hidden awey in some dusty lookin tennants
tae see ma parents. Straight awey ma mum cloacked the fear drip
ont ae us wae her cheap throw awey camera in hand and insisted o
gritted teeth as she snapped awey wae excitement.
ma words. He’s yin fat joke awey fae re-enactin the Columbine
6 matches

Burnett, Colin Ordinary Criminals, (colinburnett.co.uk 2019) Lallans - East Coast, prose
wanted tae git inside tae pit awey ma messages. He tried tae rop
ok oan toap ae him. Ah turned awey tae open the front door as we
tae open this letter. Pittin awey ma shoapin ah notice the free
ed tae take ma time in pittin awey the messages and tae tidy up
wee blonde hing. She chatted awey tae him like Graham Norton oa
7 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
me dirty sweaty Jock hud done awey wae me durin the night and cr
1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine An Excerpt From Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Future Fantasy, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Orkney, poetry
staps awey an the uncan body
1 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
“So awey tae the phone he gaed, mutter
ung aroond, tae keep the baes awey, an tae keep fock fae runnan
extinct pipe afore stowan id awey in his inside pootch.
mang them. They wir aal aetan awey tae the ither end o the field
kid oot across. I wir chappan awey for a peedie blink whin somet
9 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine The future of Scots, (https://www.opendemocracy.net/ 2015) Orkney, prose
ok English bit shifted straet awey tae a rich urban Scots whan p
1 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
hud tae jump the subway man, awey ower tae somedae's hoose in C
ates in the middle a naewher, awey ayont the Drum, an how we hud
we came tae a loch. We walked awey up
stretchin faur awey atween the mountains, an Da g
4 matches

Cowan, Fiona A Boreas domus mare amicus?, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
Fleud tide clearan awey the tang
1 matches

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