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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
fricht Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words10.3 13.3 2.6 0 0 22.6 13.1
Number of occurrences1813 1 0 0 2 2
Number of authors14 10 1 1 2

Occurrences of fricht in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
Prince's face turnt white wi fricht on page 9

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
And whit a fricht it wis tae hear on page 115

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
wauken at nicht, hauf deid wi fricht, on page 107

1 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
e, tethered in a meadow, took fricht at
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
Finiver it gets a fricht
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
uch, fecht, flicht, flichter, fricht, hauchty, haugh, hech, hecht,
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
i fricht. A cheirisum coll fyre wes th
It begoud ti bowf an wowf wi fricht, an dauncit bak an forrit,
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Nine Fragments - III, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
Abittie wi the fricht, an it vainishes, an she hear
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
sae real leukin as tae gie a fricht tae onybody, no juist wee tot
1 matches

McDonald, Alistair Lallans 59 - Huntegowk, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Netherlee, poetry
Tae fricht an fool the lintie lang
1 matches

Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
But this isna fricht-mongerin or a plea no tae ‘
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@LairnScots tweeted
isin This yin gave us an awfy fricht! ?????? https://t.co/xX1t9lDl (2020) twitter link


Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
he bed, her een fixed wide in fricht…Fin Nurse Mackenzie recover
1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
n seemed tae shake aw ower wi fricht. "Oh, Ah beg eer pairdon!" cr on page 21
she gae a wee scream, hauf o fricht an hauf o rage, an tried tae on page 122

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
hae gien a wee scream, half o fricht an half o anger, an try't tae on page 123

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@the_gellick tweeted
er dannerin hame gets a quare fricht. (2018) twitter link

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