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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
hairts Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words26 3.9 10.6 0 0 124.2 182.8
Number of occurrences474 4 0 0 11 28
Number of authors12 4 2 2 5

Occurrences of hairts in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
pirations an dreams. In their hairts the British Estaiblishment ke on page 117

1 matches

Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
at has exercised the minds an hairts o Lallans readers fir a wheen on page 84

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
t sang oor auncient forebears hairts aince stirred; on page 86

1 matches

Lehane, Matt Tuim Tattie, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
thrawn hairts
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"At beast's gatten roon wir hairts like a hairy wirm," observed on page 63

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
y, kennin fine in his hairt o hairts that the ae thing she could a
ere maun hae bin a wheen sair hairts in thon times, greetin fur ti
new corneas, bowels, harns an hairts.
3 matches


Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
fin words tae mend crackt hairts; on page 7

1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
t concert gi'en b' th Queen o Hairts, an Ah hed tae sing. on page 70
es: they were aw decorated wi hairts. Next came th guests, maistly on page 78
Th King an Queen o Hairts were sat oan their throne whe on page 107
"Th Queen o Hairts, she made some tarts, on page 109

8 matches

Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001 ISBN: 978-1905222704) Southern, poetry
tae crack thon icy hairts. on page 1

2 matches


Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Na, hairts wus lairnt tae saftly thrum on page 4
yairns an crack tae lift oor hairts. on page 30
t seek his face Wi thair hale hairts's desire. on page 70

3 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
concert gien bae the Queen o Hairts, an A had tae sing. on page 71
rs: they wur aal decoratet wi hairts. Nixt come the guests, maistl on page 79
The King an Queen o Hairts wur sittin on thir throne whi on page 108
"The Queen o Hairts, shae made some tarts, on page 110

8 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Oor hairts sae thran, oor heids sae hair on page 17
Tha folk jaunt oot, wi canty hairts on page 30
Intae oor hairts, oor guts, oor brains on page 33

3 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
the' cud unnérstan wi thair hairts, on page 9
he wull saffen tha hairts o tha faithers tae thair wean on page 69
wye aa tha thochts ïn fowks' hairts wull be oot ïn tha apen, an on page 73
tryin tae raison oot ïn yer hairts? Is ït aisier tae say, 'Yer on page 78
Deil, an taks ït oot o thair hairts, sae that the' ir stapt frae on page 83
Also on pages 98, 112
13 matches

McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
hiels, Green Boys o Greba, an Hairts o Doon on page 1

1 matches

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