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awfu Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words35 16 58.6 0 0 0 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences5351 0 0 0 1 1
Number of authors14 1 1

Occurrences of awfu in Corpus

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Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
I taste fir masel noo the awfu fear on page 157

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Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
her. No. Fur ae thing, it wis awfu quiet. Och aye, there wis fou on page 89

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
move, they aw kennt whit yon awfu yammerin soun meant. Somethin on page 51

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McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
this awfu keek-through cynosure? on page 18

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
rible baptisin aheid o me, an awfu testin tae ït's aa ower. Dae on page 93

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
ha kens? But he's gaun tae be awfu thin. Awthin gets thinner the on page 154

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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
growein an it winnae need an awfu lot o help frae the upsteerer
"Och, that disnae soond awfu guid Tam. Hiv ye been tae see
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Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
Wi' mair of horrible and awfu',
Wi mair o horrible an awfu,
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Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
at, Airchie, I can see whatna awfu job it maun be tae hae that k
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Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
mid-twinties wi broun een an awfu bonny broun hair, dressed for
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Fleemin, Sandy Shudder at the Niffer, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
Scots isna, as a awfu lot o folk seems tae think, j
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Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
five year old. The bairn was awfu’ taken up with the animal,
This is awfu modern-like Scots, no juist w
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Fleemin, Sandy No on BBC, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
tie." An sae it gaes on. It's awfu nice the couple no bein selly
. "Div tak a sate," says she, awfu polite, an he sits doun on th
wa an sits tryin ti dicht the awfu taste aff o his tongue wi his
3 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
utterflees. It seems they are awfu bonnie. An forby them, wha wi
‘I hae an awfu profession. It wis fine an gu
‘Yon is awfu queer! Your days last jist th
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
It wad be an awfu peetie gin kenspeckle Scots c
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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
e nyow widd fluir ti dern the awfu trewth, insteid
ane awfu swither. “The sojers maunna
ahent, an gat ane awfu fleg whan it glimped aw the e
compuiteir. an tho he wes ane awfu wecht, brocht him hame wi
the puir, hairmles jakman ane awfu clammiehewit on
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 177, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
feart-like, an said, "A'm no awfu shair sir, but A think it mic
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Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
l decree o 1579 — anent the awfu state o muisic makkin in Scot
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
oose gairdens. We haed tae be awfu quiet sae as no tae disturb o
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
shaw itsel, we thocht it wis awfu weel duin. A sense o a forest
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Than an nou — poverty, makkin dae, an leukin oot for ilk ither, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
intae fish pies. But he teuk awfu ill whan ma mither wis aboot
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Holton, Brian An Owresetter’s Tale, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Galashiels, blog
s feelin nearhaun by somethin awfu big, kennin A needit ti ken m
A fund the English owresttins awfu puir, an A stertit ti wunner
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
burthday bash. It wis sic an awfu peety that sae mony o thaim,
for ilka buik, wad this no be awfu guid value for siller for aw
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Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
Ah'm awfu lonely. Ah spend maist o' ma
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
D or Scots maitters, she'd be awfu pleased tae hear frae ye. For
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Widmann, Thomas The State o Denmark, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
Hooaniver, it wis nivver taen awfu seriouslie by maist fowks, sa
pairtie (the ballot papers is awfu lang acause they typicallie l
Thir majorities micht leuk awfu ticht, but bye-elections daes
de the establishment pairties awfu unpopular. The pairties that
his explains hoo the DFP isna awfu keen on enterin govrenment
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ear the Walin Comatee haed an awfu bother chuisin atween the tap
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ws at their meat an drink, an awfu guid-natured. But O man, they
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Cobradile94 tweeted in Lallans
Heivies ir awfu gled tae see ilka aither! htt(2019)
Ay, awfu unco https://t.co/cYaTCY6P4e(2020)
@scotslanguage 'At's awfu big(2020)

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