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Use in varieties of Scots

bain Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.3 9 14.4 10.6 0 22.3 0
Number of occurrences2313 7 1 0 2 0
Number of authors11 6 3 1 1

Occurrences of bain in Corpus

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Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Central, newspaper
great Shetlan fiddler Dr Aly Bain MBE haes ruisit the TMSA Fest on page 56

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Central - Dundee, prose
her, the Chief Harpooner Alex Bain somehou managit tae coup his on page 41
day Wille Christie expired an Bain an Toshie realised that they on page 42

6 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Central - Renfrew, prose
her. Her name wis Lesley Ann Bain by loadsa folk called her Les on page 126

1 matches

McCabe, Mary Lallans 73 - Soond shift, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Central, poetry
sin the time o day wi aul Tam Bain on page 49

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Shudder at the Niffer, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Central - East Lothian, prose
' "A Scots Grammar" (Bell and Bain, 1997, ISBN o 85411 068 2).
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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Central, prose
“Its a bain. We bigg thaim wirsells. It s
“We cry it a bain eftir its fyndar.”
lin keichen plenishins, oens, bain
3 matches


Ireland, Mark Wi A Facey Like Yours, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
Ere goes Callum troddin bain the road fan he hears his mam
ter Callum’s kickin a steen bain the pathy fan he looks up an
n he gets a fare clook reight bain i face. A little clook isna g
n untied sheen Callum wanners bain the street in nae hurry fitso
s homework baggie, she skerls bain i hoose "NO, dinna tell me yo
5 matches

@Manuforti1968 tweeted
ay it "ben" sounds mair like "bain". Maybe jist us lot.(2020) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
Canna wait tae read Shuggie Bain https://t.co/MmW7HCXITI (2020) twitter link


Butler, Vera Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, poetry
for you an me. You go tae yir bain an cuddle him tight. Aye, Bes on page 77

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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
the Hoscote Estate wis ae Mr. Bain. A’ve juist brocht tae mynd
n an wrocht it his uncle, Mr. Bain’s sawmill yonner. George,
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