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awready Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words80.6 26 140.3 0 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences122122 0 0 0 0 0
Number of authors26

Occurrences of awready in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
n bairns, and mibbe they were awready thieves when they were bairns on page 32
lk like that, because there's awready eneuch in the warld tae greet on page 35
eir careers, and Precious had awready learnt it. And she wis ainly on page 49
doot Poloko's laid intae them awready!' on page 50

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
take thum oan in front ae an awready predetermined cartoon network on page 28
ry. Maist ae the regulars huv awready on page 34
? Mean, nae doot yuv probably awready noticed, likes. But ah've sta on page 56
ut in the hing. The polis huv awready been roond tae question me bu on page 61
ethal dose ae misery intae ma awready shitty existence. Sure as shi on page 63
Also on pages 66, 67, 76, 79, 87, 103, 108, 130, 157, 169, 172, 181, 188
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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
da's mervellous gleg mind wis awready at work, devisin yet anither on page 35
d snecked the door. As we ken awready, Mrs Wormwidd's hair wis dyed on page 50
e learnt yer twa-times tables awready?' on page 63
hus wunnerfu parents wha huv awready learned her the times tables. on page 67
ved wi her white chalk, Ah've awready sterted tae learn how tae rea on page 70
Also on pages 73, 86, 90, 101, 130, 183
12 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
lliam, still in his teens but awready a pouerful an courageous man, on page 23

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ant tae, the school dance had awready startet an the pair ae them c on page 36
Charlene's awready got three Tregijo jumpers: sh on page 50
e's ma wid mind though: she'd awready threatent tae ground Charlene on page 81
imagine it, ah tolt her, It's awready gien me the boak. Aye but jis on page 98
said Chris, Gause me a Kirsty awready looked it up in the Universal on page 116
Also on pages 133
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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
Augustus Gowp, as mibbe ye've awready guessed, had hoddled doon tae on page 82
Awready the ten Heedrum-Hodrums were on page 112
wis ower late. The lassie had awready flung open the door and breen on page 127
But he wis awready gaun in and fawin doon the ch on page 132
s thegither at the ither end, awready tae get scranned?" on page 145
Also on pages 149, 151, 155
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Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
I dinnae ken if I've awready said, but see me? I'm WELL gu on page 24

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Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
st aboot the same hicht as me awready.' on page 5
rang,' said Mr Kranky. He wis awready runnin tae his car, and soon on page 84
The ancient skinnymalink had awready pit the cup tae her lips, and on page 97
r. Muckle cloods O steam were awready poorin oot o her mooth and sh on page 98

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Fitt, Matthew Jordan's New Jaiket, (Education Scotland 2014) Lallans, weans
een ootside for ages. She’s awready made a snawman,’
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Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
weys awready statit by the 5-14 Curriculum
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
‘But I hae awready seen a king that...’
‘Are they awready comin back?’ speired the we
2 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
. Too late, she said, Ah’ve awready been tae see ma Guidance teac
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Mindin on Willie McIlvanney, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans, blog
he voice o the people - they awready had ane - he juist wantit ta
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans, blog
xpression o the kintrae we've awready got? That we're drunk on demo
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
keek o day, when fermers were awready oot in the morning field, ony
" an stainchly "Remain", were awready stairtin tae appear. Roond bl
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Clark, Thomas Scots an the smit: a language unner lockdoun, (Bella Caledonia 2020) Lallans, blog
Rebel Tongue' telt us whit we awready kent, that the lívin diction
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Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Borders, blog
the Scots language the day is awready swingin tae. But space for a
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
that’s probably on its wey awready micht weel see mair volatilty
sae shair o thon? Weel, they awready hae stairtit.
peal wis lost. Nou, there hid awready been the pathetic seetuation
erin capital o the Warld) are awready makkin plans tae shift their
A hae awready made the pynt that there wis
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Grubb, Adrian Bungee, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
htest and the cord a used wis awready pit on. A mind a got ma wee h
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Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
onywey since the lassies wurr awready wearin their dresses n skirts
1 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
? Mean, nae doot yuv probably awready noticed, likes. But ah’ve s
1 matches

Smith, Jamie The dingin doun o devolution, (Mak Forrit 2020) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
d scheme o things, but we’v awready seen at least ae recent examp
that aw aboot? I think Scots awready ken fine hou tae protect thei
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Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
Mibbe ye awready write in Scots. If ye dae, gi
o hard tae find. See whit’s awready here on Bella. And juist writ
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Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
if we huv his an aw. Ah’ve awready squared them up aff ma birthd
s me a funny look but ah’ve awready spied the wee lane next tae s
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Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
upons, the projected winnings awready spent in their heids; an jaki
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
it’s too late. McShane’s awready oot ay it, away doon the road
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Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
been. Ah know that much masel awready. It wis ay little consequence
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Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ae go doon that road. Ye were awready in the shit afore that. There
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Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s been up every day this week awready. His granny’s no farin well
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Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
different. Where we staiy’s awready a shitehole.’ he sais wae s
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
an make ma waiy doon. Ah’d awready arranged tae meet Tam doon th
ar ah’m pleased tae see Tam awready there at the wee bar talkin t
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Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s gonae be intae it. It’s awready started. Demand will dictate
hat point. In ma heid, ah’m awready deid. Ah wis resigned tae it.
s far as ah wis concerned, he awready hud me by the baws.
charlie fever. Some ay us ur awready in the midst ay it. Let the m
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Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
nt. . .’ he sais but ah’m awready off, sprintin up the stairs,
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Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
hrist, is it really that long awready? Aye. It must be. The winter
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Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
He’s oan the ball, Pearcey, awready burnin the hash oan tae the p
1 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
I'm saying though – I’ve awready telt yi what happened; I've a
telt yi what happened; I've awready telt yi.
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Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
gn, makkin reference tae laws awready in place, an the weys that ba
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Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
gistert political pairties is awready subject til astrictions
me wey that baith governments awready respects the same windae o ti
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McClurg, Fernando Indytwa?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
Scotland, Kezia Dugdale haes awready said she winna support anithe
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Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
y that the Conservatives haes awready begoud a haillsale transforma
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McClurg, Fernando Tae see oorsels as we see ithers, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
pairty’s position. Plans is awready i place tae redraw the bounda
i the Zkots Pairliament haes awready came thegither tae staun agin
irliament in Edinburgov, haes awready allied hersel tae tredd union
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Neil, Gabriel The Green Pairty: Holyrood’s nixt opposition?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
mmon it’s awmaist a cliché awready. Gin ye’re involved i polit
ok a wee bittie dreich – we awready ken wha’s gaein tae win ben
” (terms we in Scotland are awready comfortable wi), fowk seem ta
e pro-independence electorate awready respect an lik the Greens a f
Sum recent polls haes awready suggestit that the Greens cou
5 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
ut it is impressive whit haes awready taen place syne the referendu
1 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
he wumman that Allan feart he awready fancied an wis feart o in equ
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans

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