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Use in varieties of Scots

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droont Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.5 2.9 7.9 0 10.3 45.2 39.2
Number of occurrences173 3 0 1 4 6
Number of authors11 3 2 1 3 2

Occurrences of droont in Corpus

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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
les o the Ooter Hebrides hauf droont an hailly uninhabitable. He g
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
he wis sayin, as her vyce wis droont oot by the soonds o the ruim
1 matches

Macdonald, Ileene Fit’s it aa aboot?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
hat far frae bein dampened or droont by the referendum result, it
1 matches


Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
e hill intill e loch an were droont. An fan e herd loons saw fit on page 94

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ggit an barin hir fud, like a droont, greyin rotten, tae the fower
till the herbour far a piper droont their skirls till the ship cu
2 matches


MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
Her een wis droont, drookit wi weet. on page 18

1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
doos noo, so Ah wull, b' bein droont in ma ain tears! That wudll b on page 20

1 matches

Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001 ISBN: 978-1905222704) Southern, poetry
Twa wummin, young an auld, droont ower the heid o releegion, in on page 1

1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
he waitter, an sadlie hei wis droont.
1 matches

Niven, Liz Burnin Whins, (Luath 2004) Southern, poetry
Near droont in canals, robbed o yer pipes
1 matches


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
unisht fur it noo, bae gittin droont in mae ain tears! That'll bae on page 21

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
oard, save iz, or we'll aa be droont!" "Hoo cum yis ir sae feart?" on page 9
ie!" the' caad oot, "we'll be droont!" on page 83
a lough, an tha hale lock wus droont. on page 84
tha wattèr floodit an aa wur droont. It wull be tha same as ït w on page 99

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