A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
halie Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words23.2 1 5.3 0 0 22.6 241.5
Number of occurrences421 2 0 0 2 37
Number of authors5 1 1 1 2

Occurrences of halie in Corpus

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Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
est cam oot strechtawa in his halie sark, wi a
1 matches


Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
taen up wi the Yird-fowk fur halie an releegious rizzens. It gar
e up, grat sair an pit on his halie fedders. Aince riggit oot, he
2 matches


Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
at wei ir in fur the gritest Halie Speerit waukenin thit the woa
mord, Hei quickint mei wi his Halie Speerit, an thar an than hei
2 matches


Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Ahint tha halie knowes on page 12
Nae halie licht nor breath on page 17
But thou's tha halie yin that leeves In Israel's h on page 63
Or wha wi'in his halie place His fitsteps wull hae t on page 69

5 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
wi a wean. An ït wus bi tha Halie Spïrit. Noo Joseph hir husba on page 1
ts. He wull baptise ye wi tha Halie Spïrit an wi fire. Hïs winn on page 3
Halie be yer name. on page 6
Dïnnae gie whut's halie tae tha doags; an dïnnae sca on page 7
an hïm an hïs freens et tha halie showbreid. An thair wus naebo on page 9
Also on pages 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 78, 86, 88, 89, 91, 110
32 matches

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