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axed Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words16.5 9 11.5 0 0 67.1 0 81.8
Number of occurrences2510 0 0 3 0 12
Number of authors1 3 5

Occurrences of axed in Corpus

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Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Quaitly axed thim tae, "C'mon noo", on page 11

1 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
ird jimp at wan sixty echt, I axed fur da bar ta be raised tae w
1 matches

Williamson, Christie Pre nuptial, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
So whan A’m axed
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
agane. “Whit’s intilt?” axed the Mowdiewort, waummlin wi k
“Whit liggs owre thare?” axed the Mowdiewort, waffin a luif
nt the Wuld Widd agane?” he axed: “whaur it’s aw bew an mi
3 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
doulie possibeilities, Mirren axed
Junipere wes i jeopartie?” axed Inglis. Hiz
the nem o yeir tyke?” shae axed the loun, maist
axed gif he wes awricht, sen he we
nt o warrand i sicna kess?” axed
7 matches

Warwick, Matthew Tha Feardie Geng hae tae bide at hame, (Sensory Attachment Centre 2020) Ulster - Ballymena, weans
Tha Feardie Geng axed fur why dae we need tae bide
Tha Feardie Geng axed hoo giein yer hauns a guid wa
She axed tha Feardie Geng tae pit thei
They then axed fur why dae ye need tae hae g
4 matches

Isbister, Sonny Caves aroond Shetland, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
dis beach, don’t we Dad?’ axed Joahny, surprised. ‘Yeah,
1 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
memmer o this hoosehaud haes axed fur a Sing’l Speirin Foarm,
Foarm axed
eans, babbies an fowk wha hae axed fur a Sing’l Speirin Foarm.
3 matches

Bennett, Hazel Tha Near Cut, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
“Whit dae ye think?” scho axed Gerald an Valerie.
at hit wus ten yeir syne. The axed tha lads whit schuil the gaed
The haed axed Gerald an Conor whar the leev
3 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
jook. “Wha’s thon?” she axed, aa tuk bak, fur tha hoose wu
1 matches

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