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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
laith Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.7 4.1 5.3 0 20.6 22.6 0
Number of occurrences104 2 0 2 2 0
Number of authors9 4 2 1 2

Occurrences of laith in Corpus

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
She wis laith tae dae it, but Matilda got t on page 155

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
a coortly tradeetion an he's laith ti faa back on the resources
1 matches

Smith, Jamie The dingin doun o devolution, (Mak Forrit 2020) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
I laith politics. The leeing, the fec
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Bairns ootside, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
I’m laith tae say it, but dubs the day
1 matches


Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
ays till them, "Ye gypes, foo laith ye are tae believe fit e prop on page 121

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
n early stert,' quo Jock Dow, laith tae stopper the fuskey.
1 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
an, tho at first he wis kinda laith ta dö it, he began to tell d on page V
e's place, tho shö wis kinda laith ta dö it. Da Hat-makker wis on page 75

2 matches


Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001 ISBN: 978-1905222704) Southern, poetry
Jist as yin day he'd be laith fu at Glesca's mauk baneyerd on page 1

1 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Sae, laith, Tib sclimt on the shooglie c
1 matches

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