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awfy Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words126.2 28 125.4 2.9 0 0 935 6.8
Number of occurrences191109 1 0 0 80 1
Number of authors24 1 2 1

Occurrences of awfy in Corpus

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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
owk thocht there wis somethin awfy glamorous anent the oil busin on page 46
s-Cross did sey there were an awfy lot o Aiberdonian settlers am on page 51
'Och, whit an awfy dream that wis. A'll hae tae on page 67
'It's awfy dangerous whit yer're daein,' on page 68

4 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
While I mind, here's some awfy guid advice for ye. First day on page 4
Aye, awricht, I must hae been awfy glaikit tae faw for that yin. on page 11
n his front gairden. Sae it's awfy haurd tae gie him the body sw on page 28

3 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
The maist foul an awfy wurds that ye'd ken, on page 36
tho - goat an awfy kickin, wis whackt wi a sword on page 113
An goat hissel intae some awfy scrapes, on page 146

3 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
n dae guid work, but they are awfy wee an unnerfundit when ye lo
Briggs. She has helped me an awfy lot and is here in oor public
2 matches

Gilmour, Rosie The Thistle, (Scots Hoose 2013) Lallans, weans
is awfy jaggy
1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Haimster Pairty, (Scots Hoose 2016) Lallans, weans
Ma maws face wis lookin awfy peely waly
1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Shoapaholic, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
But ah'm awfy fussy wi the anes a like
1 matches

Burns, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
He had awfy wee feet
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans, blog
he midges wad be findin it an awfy tight squeeze. In 2015 this s
wledge that, gin the ends are awfy different, the motivations an
o coorse it'll end up wi some awfy wappy decisions. But the solu
3 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
he building, an we've come an awfy lang road in an awfy short sp
lang road in an awfy short space o time - but sti
2 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
Ah'm awfy pleased tae see this crack gr
ise mair Scots words. It's no awfy comfortable tho. Ah feel like
2 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
80's, ah wis never encouraged awfy muckle tae think aboot faur-a
1 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ns on the committee say "It's awfy dreich the day", ah hung onta
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
Ahlice was stertin tae get awfy sic o sittin next tae hur sis
as th bilin day made bur feel awfy sleepy an daft), whether th f
l fur ages, an then went doon awfy quick, sae quick that Ahlice
funnd hersel fa’in doon an awfy deep waal.
Either th waal was awfy deep, or she fell awfy slowly
79 matches

Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
when oor innocence cam tae an awfy endin’ an’ we nivver went
ae Lasswade. Onywey, ’e wiz awfy, awfy auld an’ thae days a
, awfy auld an’ thae days a bit fu
he kep’ the shoap an’ wiz awfy nice tae us. So we kent we’
4 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth In defence o SNHS, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ll ay hae issues. But In that awfy busy week o the yule tide hol
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth For the fat romantics, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
tisfyin. An nooadays thats an awfy lot o folk.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ntae. That Monty prick seemed awfy eager tae get me here, know w
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
The barra’s awfy shoogly, but then, so’s ma
‘Awright Coyle! Yer an awfy man. Cannae just leave it ala
“Naw pal, that’s awfy kind,” ah sais, “but ah c
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Ah think ye've got an awfy cheek.
oem cried "The Weather Kin Be Awfy Cauld" Andrew an Samantha wil
The Weather Kin Be Awfy Cauld
The weather kin be awfy cauld,
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
compliment them thus, 'You're awfy perjink the day!' Flattery wi
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ma da wis awfy quiet on the way back in the
1 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
th acause she cuidnae see sae awfy weel upbye. “In order to sh
1 matches

Penny, Len Toast Tae The Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
And though this time is awfy braw I really must confess
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
But she's awfy glaikit for a mither,
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
murmelt tae hissel. He didna awfy much enjoy the backchat, but
n up his een, “It’s no an awfy lot less than ah got for my t
oticed that the man wis in an awfy hurry tae get awa as weel. Ja
3 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric

@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans
@DavidPaisley That’s awfy kind o them. I just got telt (2021) twitter link
@Lenniesaurus It wis awfy braw (2021) twitter link

@ClashCityClarky tweeted in Lallans
@alandmcclure Thanks awfy, Alan!(2019)
@ashdouglasscot Och - thanks awfy, AWFY muckle, you! x(2020)
@ashdouglasscot Thanks awfy, awfy muckle, you. X(2020)
@DrNeilKirk Awfy braw tae see, ma loons!(2019)
cltaylor @ScotNational Thanks awfy, mun!(2019)
and 12 other matches.

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
scot @ClashCityClarky Aye, an awfy man tae be yin man! Cracking (2020)
mmy @billykayscot Aye, yer an awfy man tae be yin wummin ??(2020)
@HotchkissRhona Aye, she's an awfy wummin tae be wan wummin ??(2020)

@SusiBriggs1 tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
rheid an surroondin areas wur awfy white. https://t.co/hbOVftATA(2020)
cht the Muslim characters wur awfy weel portrayed.(2020)
ubleCross. It's really fuckin awfy. The actin is shit, but the d(2020)
The Tories ur awfy keen tae kill vulnerable citi(2020)
o funny an the impressions ur awfy. Whit a let doon.(2020)
and 4 other matches.

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
ard's good lady must hae been awfy disappointed the first time s(2020)
Dis Rishi Sunak hae awfy lang airms or is his jaiket t(2020)
@cloudy_mrs Awfy perspicatious the fowks in Si(2020)

@fairpechtoot tweeted in Lallans
@For_AgNO3 Awfy pleased youse enjoyed it. Yer(2017)
tae work oot how tae use it! Awfy interestin.(2016)
st tae ye Michael! Ye must be awfy excitit!(2018)
It's awfy close :-) https://t.co/eIDGUB(2018)
@kat_luc01 I was awfy impressed wi them!(2017)
and 2 other matches.

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
@JakeMoyes1108 seems tae b an awfy controversial laddie - wee m (2020) twitter link
l over - it is now - its an awfy job (2020) twitter link
guys - but ma adopted team r awfy quiet the noo - this should (2021) twitter link
@ShaunMcC4llion hees been awfy quiet lately - hus wee nikki (2021) twitter link
r telling the truth - its an awfy job folks - dont no if i wil (2020) twitter link
and 1 other matches.

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
akers yaisin intensifiers gey/awfy/affa/pure weel, https://t.co/(2019)
IT https://t.co/fLdjnQGehy is awfy usefu fir luikin up Scots wir(2017)
Awfy guid! FAO teachers- get yer l(2017)
BBC Voices is awfy guid fir hearin examples o Sc(2017)
time tae talk aboot, but are awfy guid... https://t.co/PvoQZpBh(2020)
and 3 other matches.

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted in Ulster

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