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Use in varieties of Scots

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groond Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words29 45.9 0 18.6 0 0 26.1
Number of occurrences5247 0 1 0 0 4
Number of authors13 10 1 2

Occurrences of groond in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
Fae somewhaur high abune the groond on page 19

1 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
the palace touers Doun ti the groond were dingin. on page 9

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ese posh cunts at their haime groond and actually won. Ma mooth mi on page 58
somehow takin the moral high groond wae me. | on page 64
ily rise fae ma seat. But the groond is unsteady beneath me. Ah fe on page 81
ch, We arrived at Bonnyrigg's groond New Dundas Park fur aroond qu on page 103
it oor tae the shabby lookin groond behind the boozer and joined on page 105
Also on pages 111, 121, 161, 200
11 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
slawly intae the groond, and the prince, wha wis haei on page 16
idnae seem tae be touchin the groond at aw, He could hear his hert on page 54
Day when it arrived, but the groond wis aye white wi snaw and the on page 63
lyin his haill length on the groond wi his heid hingin far oot ow on page 83
fhn it lifts ye richt aff the groond jist like a balloon, and up y on page 119
Also on pages 128
7 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
hoverin twa metres abuin the groond. on page 8
ud o the crust fell ontae the groond. Suddenly, the air wis filled on page 14
ablow them wis the ainly bit groond on the planet's surface that on page 18
y, but then fell back tae the groond - ane o them jist scartin Do on page 19
were reddin their hauf o the groond gey fast, tae. Suin, Kat real on page 24

6 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
it hunkered doon low tae the groond as if it wis gettin ready tae on page 55
cran had pit her doon on the groond, she ran ower tae Geordie's m on page 71
ae. He wis aye kneelin on the groond wi the spoon in yin haund and on page 92

3 matches

Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
e drops his fag oan the leafy groond then stomps oan it. The fores on page 47

1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie The Thistle, (Scots Hoose 2013) Lallans, weans
A pilled ane oot the groond
1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
doon she come back ontae the groond wi an earth-shooglin dunt. Th
1 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
tae me. Ah had the moral hie-groond, an ah wis sharin it wi ma pa
1 matches

Cunningham, Liam Tam, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, prose
It hid a dodgy back groond noise as if there wiz a perty
1 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
. Ah could o sworn he hit the groond wi a splat.
ck when ma pals wur above the groond, it rang aff the hook. There
2 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
nstead. Then I dropped to the groond and he wis gone, and the wee
e he wants tae crawl into the groond, saying he’s sorry ower and
he sea is louder, and fae the groond I can feel its rumble. I reme
3 matches

Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ay, droppin the stick oan the groond. ‘Where are ye?’
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927442) Lallans, weans
ettin her claith drap tae the groond ahint Arachne. “An apprenti
the Minotaur an cud feel the groond shooglin wi its
foondert an clattert tae the groond in a dub o its ain bluid. Oot
doon hadna jist fawn tae the groond, or flawn intae space. Eros
in as they cam tae a bit open groond, he howked oot an aipple an r
5 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927459) Lallans, weans
Kat a special place whaur the groond wis ayewis fu o dubs. At nich
1 matches

@DABArbuckle tweeted
in the press ups flat oan the groond.(2020) search twitter


@peediepuss tweeted
on, it's mostly just the Hill groond we can see (2020) twitter link


Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
omed ma haun in tha saft, wat groond on page 18

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Shreeks an howlers fills tha groond, on page 36
Hooves ir fit fae roughest groond, on page 45
Or wrestles beece untae tha groond, on page 46

3 matches

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