A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
n Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words1355.9 1326.8 810.6 185.5 1718.9 891.8 3348.9
Number of occurrences24351359 307 10 167 79 513
Number of authors101 47 18 4 18 6 8

Occurrences of n in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
e's another wey tae dae hings n that hard graft kin pey oaf s on page 23
e, likes. Tae show some mercy n that, ken? Ah said "Yae canna on page 59
likes?" he probes aw enthused n that on page 63
happens wur shoart ae a boay n aw." on page 66
The Carousel wis well placed, n aw. And she swore blind efter on page 67
Also on pages 72, 99, 105, 112, 129, 133, 136, 143, 145, 151, 152, 156, 167, 168, 174, 175, 177, 193, 195, 197
27 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
an R thegether an ah'm in wan N. Ah know Charlene's timetable on page 29
Missus Auldhill tae the Cash 'N Carry fur supplies fur the sc on page 34
K-I-S-S-I-N-G-EE... on page 63
ion project in Home Ec but ah'n no that stupit. Missus Murray on page 91
aw the boys fae wan R, E, an N, an Mickey O'Rourke went an s on page 133

5 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
A wife cawed Mrs But n Ben? on page 114
vitamin L, vitamin M, vitamin N, vitamin QO, vitamin P, vitam on page 155

3 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
gif'n ye step ayont thaim, aither s on page 108
ers aa hae the same faut. Gif'n ye ask thaim tae sing on page 116
gif'n ye thocht oan me lik that, Ma on page 119
justice arose fae fear o hae'n nae justice. on page 121

6 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
dinna ken. Yet we'll hae mair'n bairns that staund abuin us a on page x
That fell aff'n aw yesterday's tables on page 31
Mair'n likely. on page 91
Or even mair'n that, on page 119

4 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Lallans, government
rticiple is makkit bi eikin - n tae the verb. on page 22
an the verb ends wi f, s, sh, n, n, r, l an ch. on page 23
an mak them plural bi eikin - n. on page 27
is tinkin wir trotts haes bön cut on page 35
N.B. This leet daesna comprehen on page 39

6 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
the fiery unnerwarld Ploútōn, it is neither rocky or gaseo
1 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
as Maupassant scrievit 'elle n'avait passé que trois jours
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
Féðer o us á, bydin Abün,
Ðy ném bí hóli
Lat Ðy rén bígin!
Lat Ðy wil be dün,
us á úr il díds, as wí ín forgí ðém ðat did us il;
9 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Big Schuil, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
he startit up wi his, "Aw, go'n, tell iz the joke, go'n, ai?
, tell iz the joke, go'n, ai? Aw go'n. Go'n. Och, gooo
, ai? Aw go'n. Go'n. Och, goooo'n, ai? Go'n." Tha
. Och, goooo'n, ai? Go'n." That's hou the wee anes tal
the wee anes talks, "Och, go'n. Go'n, ai?"
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
O N the 1 Julie 2002, ae towmond
1 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
as another draw on her Benson n Hedges filter tae freshen her
in the daurk, drinking cider n British sherry. Nae Emva Crea
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
But n Ben A-Go-Go maks
MATTHEW Fitt's But n Ben A-Go-Go haes been pitten
it oot for the lang leet, But n Ben A-Go-Go is the anelie ane
But n Ben A-Go-Go - Matthew Fitt
4 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
a thrang o by-passers. The U.N.
inact ane U.N. mandat ower Scotland, an ti
un an the bew hewmets o the U.N. atap o Sassenach pows, cam i
the liks o the U.N. can affuird it an in tirn ma
no itherwyss. The U.N. wuidna dae Mirren onie favou
12 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Ma Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2014) Lallans, weans
Readin n writin n whiteboard stuff
Paintin n numbers tae
The lassies like skippin n dancin
3 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Bak Tae Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2015) Lallans, weans
Oot tae the could wi ma scarf n gloves
1 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
rsion o Nora Batty, rollin-pín at the ready. "WOR-ARE YOU ON
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
'd lea a gap the size o Darién's in oor national economy gin
1 matches

McClelland, Ben Chicagof Island, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
hicagof Island, Alaska, Billy n his twa wains, Gabe n Bear, u
his twa wains, Gabe n Bear, ur preparing tae go int
y were running oot a daylight n immediately they sterted maki
bed and grabbed their riffles n ran oot tae fin five muckle b
e Bear and cam richt up close n shawed his big, hairy coupon.
13 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
fur me, ma mammy hated fitbaw n ma dah used tae play until he
got ah phonecall fae the army n av no seen him since. So it
him since. So it’s just me n ma maw. Ma maw said that play
used tae watch oan the telly n dream aboot bein a part of. S
h leaf. Ah pit mah Nikies oan n tied the laces tight, tae be
14 matches

Cunningham, Liam Tam, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, prose
r wimmin." Aw ae ma auld pals n me moaned. So I go oot the pu
oot the pub, git oan ma horse n away a went.
i wiy hame a took a short cut n a saw an auld kirk n it wiz g
a saw an auld kirk n it wiz glowin.
wiz interested so a went oure n looked through the windae n s
17 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
the bampots left their caves n came oot to cause nuhin but p
it wiz blawn full force gales n the rain wiz chucking it doon
Bruar. Aw the lassies dresses n skirts wurr gettin’ blawn u
awready wearin their dresses n skirts like a belt.
He turned aroond n looked behind um tae see a gr
12 matches

Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
eaks at. She’s iways singin n loupin aboot I hoose. She’s
se. She’s iways full o life n it’s a surprise if yi iver
t relaxin by maself ivery noo n again. Bit I suppose not iver
I’m the neat n tidy ane. Athin his tae be pl
v tae go tae a different room n play fae there. She’s even
15 matches

Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
imes we’d jist play mammies n daddies wee oor wee bairns oo
t let aff we using ma clothes n ah ma makeup. There's nae cha
2 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth In defence o SNHS, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ems afore. ERI busy but tae’n efter a couple o ‘oors wait
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
he likes o Lang Morag, Whustl'n Jim Hall an Auld Davie. While
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
author o the kenspeckle "But n Ben A-Go-Go", will present a
review o Matthew's novel, But n Ben A-Go-Go,"Easier to read t
tthew-Fitt's first novel, But n Ben A-Go-Go, is published bi
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
rvice wis cairriet oot in the N.E. dialeck o Scots, better ke
1 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
“A shull’n!! A shull’n!!! Ah ken whit ah’d like ta
an it’s no a buddy shull’n.” Davie Hall scrunched the
s folk dinnae hae a shull’n tae thair name come the end o
the lamp licht. “A shull’n a bairn.” “Fir bliddy roy
aed a Penny(ld.) no a Shull’n (1/-), a bairn. A wee invelop
5 matches

Purves, David Lallans 59 - Five Poems frae the Chinese o Po Chu-I, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Selkirk, poetry
s lyfe-lang freind, Yüen Chën: You alane o ma friends hae u
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
r The Secretary, Club Captain n other important people. Man,
ig bucks fir mi tae play here n av joost broke 90 strokes fir
annae wait ti get up the road n show him ma scorecard. A cann
invadin’ ma personal space n sittin’ oan the wall next t
scorecard fae ma back pocket n haund it ti him.
12 matches

Geraghty, Martin 378, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s wit am after. Paradin’ up n doon ma bedroom fir hours eve
eed tae head yet. Get dressed n al take yae fir a Fryin Scots
ll sort the bastards oot. Me n you...the Gillespie boys. We
wi son? We’re do’ers you n me.
4 matches

McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
stealth wis beinin’ gie’n oot! We trudged through bog,
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
'N' mange pas le neige jaune'!
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
chickened oot an’ wis gaw’n hame. He turned right an’ w
1 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Afore we hud ri telly, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
time a gote back wi' ri shag 'n' rat, a hud a penny caramel i
hoose fur an ashtray an' sat 'n' watched rum smokin'. Ma fait
2 matches

Lehane, Matt Mouse Eat Mouse World, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
do-do-tron-tron Rab ‘n dynamite Rab
ham ‘n organs fir brake-fast
2 matches

Lehane, Matt Cubismo Part II, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
cud deal wi in mair ‘n ten life times
1 matches

Lehane, Matt Tuim Tattie, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
n maggots
1 matches

Lehane, Matt Red an Black, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
is nae mair ‘n
1 matches

Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
raither'n whit it is.
mair'n wan
2 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Coont Thum: A hunner an' oad McLimericks, (self-published 2012 ISBN: 978-1480242425) Lallans - Ardrossan, poetry
Jist a wee deoch ‘n’ Doris An’ a dash tae the
the watter Thur wis chips ‘n’ peas ‘n’ butter't bree
’ peas ‘n’ butter't breed Bit the ‘
ntit wisnae there. Tatties ‘n’ Mince Whin thur’s tattie
ince Whin thur’s tatties ‘n’ mince oan the plate The la
5 matches

McClurg, Fernando Tae see oorsels as we see ithers, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
servatives unner David Kamerón haes surpreised commentators
i confusin infechtin, Kamerón’s govrnement haes pressed t
leaderless opposition, Kamerón haes taen the opportunity tae
test o the strength o Kamerón’s new govrenment’s mettle
irty at the ae time as Kamerón wis winnin i the sooth. The r
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
son knows that there are two "n"s in "gonnae".
1 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
n Èideann
1 matches

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
at least ye make good noodles n chips ??(2020) search twitter
ousay7 ?? Nah i like ma bacon n egg rolls.(2020) search twitter

@alistairdunn tweeted
e manager after sacking one 3 n a half weeks ago is a shamble(2017) search twitter
d be folk dain the helicopter n that?? they've just told ye i(2017) search twitter

@Cobradile94 tweeted
switch an manage speakin mair'n 1 language.(2018) search twitter
e's at least a wee bit better'n 'e alternative https://t.co/L(2020) search twitter
G’on yersels, B&N. Juist needin an equivalent o(2020) search twitter

@ionafyfe tweeted
h, aye, the days are far dra’n oot(2019) search twitter

@jax6754 tweeted
he rest o yir eve when kids r n bed X http://t.co/V4zjmp4LGK(2015) search twitter
@daveberry_tweet half n half........then hae the rest(2015) search twitter

@MartinBroon tweeted
????? Then humpin them in the N(2020) search twitter
t that!?????????. Best fitba’n Team loast. (Back post guy ag(2020) search twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
es tae the pawn, she wanted 5 n 6 but they anely gave her twa(2020) search twitter
as parler, era impossível eu não dizer ....) ?(2020) search twitter
@AngelaHaggerty Leek n tattie purée(2020) search twitter

@WhenDidADidny tweeted
30 mins to score past 10 men n conceded. And also Barry Ferg (2018) twitter link
tier than some mad rusty hing n played fuckin woefully but I (2018) twitter link
tae save up a bit mer for it n a just KNOW suhin absolutely (2018) twitter link

@billykayscot tweeted
ein awa, Jim, but I cannae f’n move for aw thir cahootchie p(2020) search twitter
uage the old lady knows: “ce n’est qu’un au revoir mes fr(2020) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
d. Ma grandfaither uised the 'n' wird a lot, an Ah cried him (2020) search twitter
ll out of order" sign hed faa'n doon. Fuckin annoyin! ??(2020) search twitter

@fairpechtoot tweeted
e thaim, esp the Thrawn Janet n Wanderin Willie yins. https:/(2016) search twitter

@johnstone_shane tweeted
ever heard ae it but it's get'n adoptit. (2020) twitter link
kin a mental map ae whose ma 'n da had Italian an whit stages (2020) twitter link

@LairnScots tweeted
://t.co/vXeokzXeD6 an there's n (2019) twitter link

@LowEndJardo tweeted
oud to have been a part ae it n loved every minute. (2021) twitter link
ute about his failed marriage n dunkin on him got him on ques (2021) twitter link
known is shear disappointment n hatin they durty diamond clyd (2021) twitter link
There’s 18 month between me n meg last night but it felt li (2021) twitter link
the morning get a real kebab n whitey it back up by 4 https: (2021) twitter link
and 9 other occurrences.

@ThonJacobite tweeted
irns who are noo guid freens. N(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
y wee man - b oan tae eersel n awe the lads (2020) twitter link
played against 12 men the day n still won m8 (2020) twitter link
@abz5z hope u n ano enjoyed it wee man and st (2021) twitter link
@abz5z weel mind n get it cut afore the fitbaw s (2021) twitter link
t back fae the star lads defo n a well deserved 3 points oan (2020) twitter link
and 823 other occurrences.

@StuartPoet tweeted
ike? (how are you?) In Doric (N-E) dialect, the wh in most wo(2020) search twitter
Scots fir so many kids in the n-e. Truly inspirational. (2020) twitter link


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ewye an the place wis roch bi n '°s standards. on page 55
red it the vouchir fir Primp 'n' Pummel, a new-opened beauty on page 79
t the reception desk o Primp 'n' Pummel. on page 80
turnt er attintions te Primp 'n' Pummel's price list: the kin on page 81

4 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ligious an Ah nivver believed n Hell - weel, nae tull Ah met on page 34
'I/t's an extra-special meet 'n' greet time!' Cartoon charact on page 41

2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
ty. You tee, Minnie, yer lug 'n yer moo'll need some sma atte
. Fergie Dunlop's wee bit but n'ben wis jyned tae Steenhilloc
enner wis cauld meat an breid n' butter, syne Minnie wis left
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
k they fand an eemage o Lacoön, warsslin wi sarpints. There
1 matches

Cara, Dillon, Ami and Travis Bogle Adventure, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
cht a bogle that bided at But n Ben Lane in the toon. They sa
ried on their way tae the But n Ben lane.
2 matches

Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
i slow and fowk were slipping n sliding aw wye.
1 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
. The baby spurgie haed faa’n oot o her nest, mebbe in an a
1 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
shnas bit wi’ the baldy’s n’ the togas ye dinnae hink o
adults use bit ah wis twelve n’ ah hud nae idea whit… ah
2 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
ae mix it wi’ the big buoys n’ flash wur cash n’ nae co
’ flash wur cash n’ nae coont the cost oan the
frae the food bank tae Marks n Spencers. Mair o’ theym in
nts’ tae learn hoo tae hoot n’ holler or be tret lik’ t
that ah see aroon me. Trees n’ fields n’ a’ that guid
7 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
‘’n ah’m tellin ye, he’s Fat
lad when ah wis a wee lad, ‘n ah ae’ways thocht we hud pl
mon. Getting’ intae scrapes n’ that. ‘N ah widnae expec
’ that. ‘N ah widnae expect that ah stil
Maggie Thatchers bairns. Born n’ bred. Oppression wis the u
18 matches

Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
o cars sellin aa the odds ‘n’ eins fowk wanted rid o. I
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
er. She teen oot the flint ‘n’ fleerish fae her apron poo
na only good wi the needle ‘n’ threed, they’d been weel
es on tap. Takin the flint ‘n’ fleerish fae her apron poo
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
e in bed, wi her ma fleein up n’ doon stairs a day, wi comi
up’n doon bowfin. It tuik Mistress
s dowp an a tail that gaed up n’ doon an
paws, an a shakkin o heids n’ fuskers as a hale heeze o
ike tae spen Yule wi ye efter n’ aa.. if ye dinna mind’ c
12 matches

@sovereigndaisy tweeted
@MrMalky Oven cookit in milk n butter, use the sauce to mash(2019) search twitter
dy, will raise a dram tae you n yours this weekend ??(2019) search twitter
@jackie86798552 Aye. Done n’aw(2019) search twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
as hit the net mair times th’n @piemancharlie wi’ a #PornHu(2018) search twitter
yer horns awa, wipe yer Erse n' serve Ye up!(2015) search twitter
? Revealin' a' in paper, mind n' keep thon wee banana tae yer(2015) search twitter
ar oan handled mair baws thi’n Amber fae Bugsy’s......she’(2019) search twitter
oor ? Ma thrapple's dryer thi'n a Camels erse!(2017) search twitter
and 22 other occurrences.

@DoricPhrases tweeted
es ur ordering Houdini? Chips n gravy tae Northern fur me!(2016) search twitter
on a liquorice pipe as a loon n quine makkin on they were Gra(2018) search twitter
onyone the day! Ah’m gunkit n crabbit! https://t.co/5ApAO89(2018) search twitter
ra for the Doric phrase “gon n gar im geese at” which trans(2018) search twitter
it tae aat muckle loon Rag ‘n Been Min fa reinvented himsel(2019) search twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted
e. Fan yir in i bar the loons n quines ahin i bar will gi yi (2019) search twitter
n. Teen inti Aiberdeen and up n doon Union Street. Peer loon.(2019) search twitter
witie @ionafyfe Glittery Sark n aathin(2019) search twitter
@AiberdeenQuine Massive hugs n bosies Quine(2020) search twitter
nner set wi her & we hid fash n chips wi proper plates & aath(2020) search twitter

@beast_afc tweeted
@opengoalsport @siferry8 come N pick up yer lapdog aka slane (2020) search twitter

@cligeey tweeted
op wi yer best sharny dungers n ye get plenty space(2020) search twitter
@HighlandWriter Beer beer n mair beer(2020) search twitter
his motor stopped at junction n shouts At was like pulling te(2020) search twitter
e noo bit we still get a tune n cut some shapes https://t.co/(2020) search twitter
@shunad The bride n groom must feel affa(2020) search twitter
and 44 other occurrences.

@daleser23 tweeted
6 aye. Lost 2 episodes o that n 2 episodes o blue bloods. All(2013) search twitter
@RossAndrew7 giggsys old boy n butch n his loon like. Just d(2013) search twitter
Ment to be gan oot tae ma mam n dad on monday. Had to change (2013) search twitter
ye hopefully. Il maybe go oar n see aboot joining next month.(2013) search twitter
inging aboot like. Still gmac n dufner(2013) search twitter
and 5 other occurrences.

@Franwella tweeted
cilors, MSP’s, MP’s, papers n onyb’dy pittin’ information(2020) search twitter
Millie moo, I heard th birds n water in th burn clearer n I(2020) search twitter
I stopped wrappin’ years ago n noo stick in gift bags ????. (2018) search twitter
@cligeey n bide oot th weet, it’s a plo(2021) search twitter
Bob. Happy Christmas tae you n yours Shuna(2020) search twitter
and 72 other occurrences.

@fittiecrooners tweeted
ght i seen you doon yon pitch n putt place doon the beach? I (2016) search twitter
in the Fittie Bar. Nae Mince n Tatties, Stovies or Black Pud(2016) search twitter
da beach boulevard fer a loaf n milk but think I will hae a w(2016) search twitter
he crack o dawn, got the milk n breed in fae shops, fed Bobby(2017) search twitter
it nae doobt be full of bikes n prams. Maybe the Fittie Bar!?(2017) search twitter
and 33 other occurrences.

@Manuforti1968 tweeted
emyVine Aye, right. For shits n giggles.(2020) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
Cranreuch: n hoar frost, rime. Fitehills, (2020) twitter link
obDrummond Aye, innit is like n’est-ce pas, eh no? (2020) twitter link


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
A scrubbing brush an n bar o soap, tae git the dirt on page 81

1 matches

Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
draars? Me ither wans are faa'n tae bits - wir both been thr on page 46

1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine WHIT TAE WRITE NOU?, (https://harryjosephine.com/ 2015) Orkney, blog
ken o is Matthew Fitt’s But n Ben A-Go-Go, set in a fleudid
1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine Slipan, Sweechan, (harryjosephine.com 2017) Orkney, prose
ekaeds o Orkney langwach beeän eksplisitlee band fae the ske
on inkomirs spaekan (or traiän tae spaek) Orcadian, atakan a
aideeal o athentisitee, seeän hid as a ferlee disipleenaree
A figir oot whit A’m traiän tae deu.)
mee, is the most unsatisfaiän: hid fetishaisis the langwach
5 matches

@peediepuss tweeted
ique aspects of it, hairst mön, hairst blinks etc. On the ma (2020) twitter link
h yersel beuy. Slippery slope n'all(2020) search twitter


Mundair, Raman Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
abön da white kirn o da sea on page 11

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Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
An efternön o golden sun, Da river calm a on page 5
apo faain doon da stair! Will'n dey tink me da brave at hame? on page 9
in idder ta dö, so Alice shön began spaekin ageen. "I doot on page 10
ttered tost) so shö very shön feenished it aff. on page 13
lippy; an whin shö wis ootdön wi tryin, da poor peerie ting on page 14
Also on pages 16, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 31, 32, 38, 40, 48, 52, 53, 65, 72, 73, 75, 76, 84, 85, 93, 103, 106, 110, 113, 115, 118
43 matches

Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
, 'Lat wis pit da heevens abön an da aert below, an mak a sp on page 3
wis plaesed wi whit he hed dön. So cam da mirknen an da rivi on page 4
colour an perfect paece. Abön wis da noise o fools singin d on page 5
weemin wir joost human an shön foo o faats. Dey kent richt f on page 7
at desperate dat he wid've dön onything ta git maet. So he a on page 11
Also on pages 15, 39, 41, 43, 44, 45, 47, 59, 61, 63, 65, 67, 69, 71, 73, 75, 83, 88, 91, 93, 97, 103, 105, 106, 109, 111, 117, 119, 123, 124, 127, 131, 137, 147, 149, 151, 161, 163, 165, 167
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Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
ppened, so da net should a bön empty, bit be da wye da winch
I cam as shön as I could win, says da lad,
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Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
r tae her coach. If it hed bön ony idder competitor left in,
had it tagidder. Davie hed bön awa ta Aberdeen, an whin I sp
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De Luca, Christine Dodie's Phenomenal Pheesic, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, weans
tton an keepit his finger apön hit till dey wir naethin left
pit hit aa oot wi an aald spön an plunkit hit inta da pan. H
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Sinclair, James Makkin Hame, (Shetland For Wirds 2018) Shetland, poetry
Darkenin cam an wi nae mön tae licht der wey
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De Luca, Christine Soondscapes, (Shetland For Wirds 2015) Shetland, poetry
a aald organ nönin, a hushie hubbelskyu.
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Jamieson, Robert Alan Metadist Metafir, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
næ iddir en ava.
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De Luca, Christine Gaet-markers, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
laek a dorro an da haand apön da tiller
apön a steekit kame – laek inuks
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Sandison, Iris Da Tree Peerie Grice, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, weans
erie hoose tae himsel. As shün as he wis feenished, he set h
rna lang takkin up an dey shün hed a guid haet fire. All o a
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Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
wisna for oot troo da efternön at I noticed at da wind wis g
, we'll look ageen when da mön rises.’ An he said nae mair
eel, da time guid on an da mön raise, an you could kindawye
light o da lanterns an da mön, an lookin fairly disjaskit,
aa sayin, ‘Boys, you're dön weel. We're blyde ta see you.
5 matches

Williamson, Christie Böd, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
o da wattir roon da mön
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Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
Baabie an Kaitren wis bön at da Dutch Loch wi a burden
t wi’r, hit cam at shö shön hed her sam göd naeter back,
He wis bön a spael a akwirt wadder, wind
in till a dess, an we wir bön in for wir denner, an sitten
could see at da skroo wis bön biggit ower a muckle widden b
7 matches

Graham, Laurence Flans Frae Da Haaf, (Shetland For Wirds 2000) Shetland, poetry
Oh Loard abön, hadd Dy grit haand
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Priest, Ena Bonxie Geo, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
da shop wis easier said as dön fir hit wis mare as tree mile
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Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
inally cam fae Aald English ān 'ee/wan' an fae da 12t C star
startit lossin da hidmaist - n. By da 15t C it wis been lost
English is kept da hidmaist - n afore consonants, as wis da w

Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
ed wi da negative suffix - (e)n:

Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
da suffix - in (pronounced /ən/), as in He's rainin. It come
ayin sweemin an singin wi - ən is "wrang" or "døless", dey

Facebook link (Shetland on Camera 2021) Shetland
Canna beat da legs for peace n quiet places , peerie picnic

Facebook link (Wir Midder Tongue 2016) Shetland
I popped alang Mam n Dad danight, on me wye fae da

@Julie_Dennison tweeted
phone’s battery is still abün 40% (2019) twitter link
my first vaccine dis eftirnün an my new swimming costume ar (2021) twitter link

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
kies. If dis pic wis "scratch n listen" you'd hear wind, lint(2020) search twitter
ased 3 miles away? It's a wet n windy night. https://t.co/wzR(2020) search twitter
in my mind dir is nae rights n wrangs wi mixin dialect and E(2018) search twitter

@shaetlan_rose tweeted
m been an muddled bon and bœn in my mindin, ta!(2020) search twitter


Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
wi nae'n noo tae steal awa yer ee, on page 17
s glint is wondrous, an a faa'n leaf brings pain. on page 18
as he shapit the hot ir'n on page 21

3 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
The wha', why and ee'n whaurfor. on page 35
bigger n on page 38
cuddied up wi books n clutter on page 52
Sons waur'd n' departed on page 53

7 matches

Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
faa'n doon i the sheuch. on page 146

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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
llmerk o thair ain ethnicitie n’? Is ae maitter o fack, A w
t: an oo’ve hed eneuch o at n’ i Scotland, owre the laist
hunner yeir, div ee na think n’? Nae doot, the dootsum mic
yme micht naw bei sae fer aff n’, whan, juidgin bi the fout
e nixt corner, fur aa on huz, n’.
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McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
an ee'd bought us this crack'n camera!
"Whit d'ye mean Mr Gobbs? Me n Spencer didnae even know ther
2 matches

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
In N’hberland and C’land even Te(2020) search twitter
ude. a fin’ latter fitted me n’ being happy, thou! ahm sure(2020) search twitter
huv been workin in Scotland, N. Ireland and even Norway, sur(2020) search twitter
rxistRangers Hauld yer horses n' see!! Lol ??(2020) search twitter
@ScottishBantrr awa ye n' chew mah banger! (2020) twitter link


Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
made fowerteen genèrations ïn aa frae Abraham tae Davit, fo on page 1
Eftèr Jesus wus boarn ïn Bethlehem ïn Judea, durin th on page 2
e tha Baptiser cum praichin ïn tha wiles o Judea an sayin, " on page 3
ns that Jhone haed bin püt ïn jail, he went bak ïntae Gali on page 4
gie glorie tae yer Faither ïn heiven. on page 5
Also on pages 6, 7, 8, 9, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112
489 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
ey'll use it whiniver they ca'n; on page 17
Naethin' but bother n' strife. on page 23
But Ah'm quare'n gled he got it, on page 26
Tae tell P.S.N.I. up in Bellamaina. on page 29
and Rover this night if we ca'n, on page 30
Also on pages 32, 33, 34
10 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Rejoice tha gift thuts gi'n til thee, on page 19
Connection gi'n fae'iver mine, on page 20
hut splits apart tha human be'n on page 24
Shadow guid' haes gi'n thine leadin', on page 28
Natural beauty is yer claithe'n on page 32
Also on pages 45
7 matches

Swannock Fulton, Rab ahm grinnin lik an eejit , (Association for Scottish Literary Studies 2005 ISBN: 978-0948877698) Ulster - Galway, poetry
ahm itchin fae wurds n nonwurds on page 38

3 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
Siobhán Carey
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King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
ed she was the bonniest cailín in the land.’
1 matches

@OrangRuth tweeted
dda gave the option of Seoiníní!(2020) search twitter

@the_gellick tweeted
irds: aul folk maistly. Rural N. Antrim the ither. (2015) twitter link

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