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ayont Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words65.4 44 78.2 23.5 108.3 44.8 58.6 88.7
Number of occurrences9968 8 3 2 5 13
Number of authors28 4 1 2 4 5

Occurrences of ayont in Corpus

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Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
ll ivver come atween us again ayont on page 11

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
intae the distance, hyne awa ayont the sicht o ony ee. Syne ther on page 4

1 matches

Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
ers and able dailers frae oot ayont the bordhers o Glenboor, Macr on page 48

1 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
There's tides that swurl ayont aa sicht Ablow the black crai on page 29
Gin it canna rax ayont its guairdit garth; on page 42

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
news aw roond the clachan and ayont, but no Mrs Phelps. She wis a on page 12
abola on tae the playin field ayont. She landed on the grass, sto on page 108
'Ye're wise ayont yer years, pet,' Miss Honey g on page 189
had touched somethin that wis ayont this world, the highest point on page 219

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Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
makkin a bing o stanes ayont the heid-rigg. on page 129

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Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
she didnae get ayont the Glen skule, on page 152
watch frae ayont the spray, on page 161

2 matches

Hubbard, Tom Lallans 59 - Leids and Lieder: Walcome ti Helvetiscots, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
ti their maximum ripeness and ayont, is nae quite whit ye'd assoc on page 5

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
in the swirlin rain an sleet ayont. Tam gied himsel a shak an le on page 64

1 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
They're just ayont tha brae!" on page 31
ayont tha braidest horizons. on page 60

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
eglamour, stumour and vex you ayont meisure. In yer radgest dream on page 60

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
gif'n ye step ayont thaim, aither side, then ye'l on page 108
he trouble's yer ain faut, or ayont yer control? Stop on page 113
ae Vesta's temple « wis weel ayont nine - the time on page 125

3 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
phtali, e Wye o e Sea, e land ayont e Jordan, Galilee o e forrine on page 10
e Jerusalem, fae Judea an fae ayont e Jordan. on page 11

2 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
rheid o muckle the same size. Ayont Plutock is the Kuiper Belt wh
wynes thareawa an syne we gae ayont its gird intae the Oort Clood
ides by the Sun it wad be hot ayont aw tholin, but, in actual fac
on o lang time that gaed weel ayont thair ain lifespans. But hoo
Yird an Mairs wis makkit. But ayont Mairs the rocks birlin aboot
8 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
Ayont the kirk is the muir road, tw
smeerit gless o the windae, ayont the dreepin rones and
2 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
lous, grippit wi a grippiness ayont
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Johnstone, Ian Tuney Loon's low doon, (The Fraserburgh Herald 2000) Doric, newspaper
g daith draw slingers, but er ayont commonsense in instances whaa
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
he'r a Scots langage abuin an ayont their ain dialeck, bi lattin
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
eid as we gaed on, "it's weel ayont me. I di'a ken hou I thocht a
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
ew the baobabs I wis cairried ayont mysel by the strenth o sair n
1 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
oot bi Lexwell Drive bi then, ayont Tay Avenue an past the maison
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
“An ayont the Wuld Widd agane?” he ax
Ayont the Wuld Widd cams the Wyde W
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
wis something byordnar sweet ayont aa wirds, in thon blessin,. W
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
steer an bizz o its herbour. Ayont them stuid Meikleburgh's muck
bein her anely close relative ayont Brian, the blythe couple jett
Ayont the fack that Jed Anderson hi
3 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
itherwyss wes ayont ma poust, fur ye maun mynd at
The rungs ayont fess ye ti the warl o impyres
hymmnis an the bonie launskip ayont. He hedna sein sicna
3 matches

Dornan, Stephen Ding Doon tha Mairch Dikes, (Modern Poetry Translation 2019) Ulster - Comber, poetry
ayont tha braidest horizons.
1 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Ayont tha shores o Carrick toon
Ayont tha knowes
Ayont thonner an thon
Ayont sitch warldlie hell
Ayont thonner an thon
6 matches

Clark, Thomas Mindin on Willie McIlvanney, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans, blog
o rancour an heartscaud faur ayont onythin else Willie wad iver
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
huggy. An it's spreidin, faur ayont even the stenographers in the
ised in public life is gubbed ayont aw fixin. It's penny stocks,
2 matches

Clark, Thomas Scots an the smit: a language unner lockdoun, (Bella Caledonia 2020) Lallans, blog
Thon's aw real, and ayont ony pouer's capacity for sett
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Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ak us yonder awa, ower there, ayont menses an tenses, ayont richt
menses an tenses, ayont richt or wrang, ayont the fak
richt or wrang, ayont the fake an the leal.
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Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
or that reason it scunners me ayont aw belief tae see hou its spi
1 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
wis a shakkin, quiverin hing ayont aw control. Hou could onythin
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
political pairties cannae see ayont tourism as a wey o makkin sil
aill swathes o oor planet, is ayont ma understandin. Bit the remn
no somethin that ye wuid pit ayont them, is it? It’s no the ai
3 matches

Williamson, Christie Da windirs o technology, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Shetland - Yell, poetry
fae ayont da waves
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Heather, Alistair Rin throu the jungle, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
a swallae o this tea. It wis ayont braw. Whit rar, oot there in
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
bra doun tae Tweedbank, juist ayont Galashiels. The area wis ane
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Hodgart, John Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit, (The National 2021) Lallans - North Ayrshire, newspaper
e poseetion as it wid be daft ayont belief if Scots had legal sta
1 matches

Harper, Emma Promoting the Scots Leid, (The Scottish Parliament 2021) Lallans - Stranraer, government
mer, pairlamentary offices an ayont, an gies its support in princ
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Giles, Harry Josephine WHIT TAE WRITE NOU?, (https://harryjosephine.com/ 2015) Orkney, blog
nd tae uiss Orcadian tae taak ayont Orkney. Fir whan yir language
esauruses), bit hid pushes ye ayont that aesy subjecks forby. Ste
an force the reader tae think ayont yir language ithoot hidan yir
3 matches

Tait, John M Lallans 60 - Da Odyssey (1-75), (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, poetry
e ta Aigisthus - at mairied, ayont his weird,
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
anguages in education illegal ayont a certain limit in schuil lif
immersive teachin gauns weel ayont the wants o lairnin a regiona
2 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
you and me, send us ayont
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Fleemin, Sandy Lallans 59 - Bellin the Cat, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Ormiston, prose
n her feet an wi a soopleness ayont her age lowps the spaley wee
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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
he saw the shape o a man jist ayont the flickerin licht. Jessie w
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
economic an social important ayont narra pairty politics. The wo
1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
nd o 2014. The Order will pit ayont ony doot the Scots Pairlament
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Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
Scots can nivver hae a future ayont the couthie an the colloquial
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Potemkin Pairty, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
back o the village for a keek ayont the façade.
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Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
an bricht — an och! It wus ayont his airm’s lenth. Richtaway
g tae tha sooth. Aboot a mile ayont tha hoose, oan a tummock o gr
2 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
ae the grun by unseen forces. Ayont the fleein beasties, hazy clo
1 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
in the middle a naewher, awey ayont the Drum, an how we hud decid
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
illykayscot Yon means a wheen ayont wirds ser, mony thanks. Noo a (2020) twitter link
airs? Thon are whit ye fin up ayont the road at the fit o the bra(2020)
@a_leslie74 @RabLennox It's ayont braw an intae the realms o be(2020)

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