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axes Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words12.5 7 1.1 0 0 22.4 11.7 109.1
Number of occurrences191 0 0 1 1 16
Number of authors1 1 1 4

Occurrences of axes in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
d, tempered an sharpened thir axes. on page 42

1 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
"Taakin o axes," said the Duchess, "chop hir on page 59

1 matches

Warwick, Matthew Fergie an Freens oan tha fairm, (Ulster-Scots Community Network 2011) Ulster - Rural Mid-Antrim, weans
thon naw a wile wunny nicht?" axes Wullie. "Aye, she wiz a gye r on page 9

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
wi hïm. Gie tae tha yin that axes ye fer ocht, an dïnnae turn on page 6
tae ye. Fer iveriebodie that axes wull get; hïm that keeps on on page 7
amang ye, ïf hïs sinn axes hïm fer breid, wull gie hïm on page 8
jecket as weel. If oniebodie axes ye for ocht, gie ït tae thai on page 79
tae ye. For iveriebodie that axes wull be gien tae, an hïm tha on page 89
Also on pages 102
12 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
“Talkin o axes,” said th Duchess, “chop
1 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
Tha heid-coont axes aabodie tha same speirins abo
Tha heid-coont axes aabodie tha same speirins abo
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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