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pride Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words50.9 50.1 47.5 167 20.6 22.6 58.8
Number of occurrences9252 18 9 2 2 9
Number of authors41 19 9 4 2 2 5

Occurrences of pride in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
An that maks him pluff up wi pride. But he isna a man: he is a on page 29
ud tae deave him wi her dorty pride. Ae day, for instance, whan d on page 32

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
him quotin fae the report wae pride. Like, ah on page 69
goat pleasure fae takin great pride in the joab they did. A feeli on page 87

2 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen on page 11

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
But lookin back, A feel great pride that A had the preevilege o w on page 108
come fae faimilies wha tak a pride haein provided generations o on page 123

2 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
Pride, power, castles an lands wir on page 42
but eh huv got meh pride. on page 50
let's keep oor pride an glory on page 57
roots deep in a hardy pride on page 74
How do yi measure a sense o pride on page 75
Also on pages 78, 85
7 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
mmunists, A felt a wee stir o pride. Fowk in the modern warld ten on page 120

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
a badge fir thaim tae wear wi pride; on page 28
The last vestiges o pride kept her oot on page 59
nou transcended aa his civic pride, on page 87
Pyntin out wi great familial pride, on page 88

4 matches

Travers, Martin A Nappie Lassie Blethers tae a Fritter, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, script
his phone. His nairae-boukit pride an jey. A lift hit up. Hit re on page 4

1 matches

Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
y wirsels wi mair confidence, pride, an dignity.
irry their identities wi mair pride, but a chynge at the grassroo
2 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
a host o ithers, guid an bad. Pride at ma haird wark. Freendship
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
ak o intae a soorce o genuine pride. Tae fankle atween twa langua
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Daein it yersel, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
us puffit oot wi a surfeit o pride. ‘Yiv a fine conceit o yers
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
wae salt watter, silent. His pride’s hurt mare than anythin an
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
wis taen wi thair passion an pride in the language, an wi hou yo
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
name, lately o the Riverside Pride,” Dave purred like a chains
r service, lately o the Swamp Pride,” replied the stranger. “
ce he had been booted oot his pride.
ither got flung oot the Swamp Pride aboot fower month ago,” Shu
e they are still in the River Pride). Life wis great. Plenty grub
8 matches

McKillop, Roger The Flemings o’ Dalnoid, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
The pride o' oor flow'rs,
His he'rt filled wi' pride,
2 matches

McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
her heart, baith filled wi' pride an' fears,
e slaughtered, aw' for Stuart pride,
see, oor culture's shattered pride,
3 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
n reserves o’ courage an’ pride,
Foreswore spiritual pride, for the sake o’ the weans.
2 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
sense, an' oor, pleasure an' pride,
Yir talent has filled us wi' pride,
Oor nation's pride, sung loud an' long,
on’s he’rt, jist mind the pride an’ tears o’ oor Gowden a
White heid high, chest fu o' pride,
6 matches

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
witter fan quine Lassie crush pride for iday but gin she hauf a ((2020) search twitter

@fairpechtoot tweeted
MDempster Got tae be Mither's Pride!(2019) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
2915 Wear yer glottal stop wi pride! Check oot @accentricitypod : (2019) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted
5 braw tae see sic speerit an pride in wir leid an yit anither pa(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
th bi the sins o greed, envy, pride an ither mortal misdemeanours on page 77
here," Ah said, a queer kinna pride owercomin ma disappintmint. " on page 86
" Ah said. "Yer Grunny teen a pride in er gairden. She'd aa kines on page 88

3 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
pical North-east reserve, the pride wis ere fir aa te see. Dad wi on page 78
r man manoeuvred his mither's pride an joy inno the back o a cair on page 94

2 matches

Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
A maitter o pride for her faither on page 9

1 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
an naething broken (jist his pride). As he gaed himsel a shak a
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
ift onywye, it wis aa her ain pride that caused the chilblains, s
he chappit hauns war doon tae pride anna. Twice a day, mornin an
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
an the hame-grown variety, aa pride an greed an vanity mony o the
1 matches

Murray, Campbell Dinna Quat, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Aberdeen, poetry
ly, bit yet hert’s foo o’ pride;
1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Bittie aboot oor Doric dialect, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Inverurie, blog
ogy – sharin oor passion an pride in the Doric, bit in a wye aa
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
second tae none which wiz her pride and joy. But as things do in
‘They Carved Her Name With Pride’, a true story aboot a lass
‘They Carved Her name With Pride’ that a strange thing happe
3 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
self determination or simply pride in yer ain identity. We’ve
1 matches

@DoricPhrases tweeted
rases #Doric #love #gaypride #pride #pridecolours #LGBT #LGBTQ #L(2019) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
95 Similarly sad not to see a pride padding on the moonlit braes (2020) twitter link


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
But as wae aal ken, pride at times taks a faa, on page 69

1 matches

Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
aard that hackneyed sayeen - pride comes afore a fall. on page 7
a fine young man, a source o pride and joy. on page 15
Such pride and utter silly pleasure. on page 27
n, lass!" and Sadie glowed wi pride on page 36
Italian Chapel, Chiocchetti's pride and joy. on page 37
Also on pages 73
6 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
ier. The wan-off Egoista taks pride o place, its profile suggesta
1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine WHIT TAE WRITE NOU?, (https://harryjosephine.com/ 2015) Orkney, blog
n; writan about haem brings a pride in haem at can strengthen the
1 matches


Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
d as da waarm, fuzzy feelin o pride an satisfaction wirmed hits w
1 matches

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
OilyMuggie I recently watched pride and prejudice (for da first t(2014) search twitter


Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
o glory. But wis it pride that glowered on page 191

1 matches

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
e? If sae, a wid look up with pride... (2020) twitter link


Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
We must hae a bit o'pride, on page 27

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Wull be pride of mae wee yard on page 45
Pride ait cometh befare a fall on page 46

2 matches

McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
cht. Thon hizzie she wus fu o pride, til tha louse crawled ower h on page 11
made The hinnae larned tak a pride In ocht daen richt. Och, it's on page 13

2 matches

NewtonLass Tay, (newtonlass.blogspot.com 2011) Ulster - Newtownards, poetry
The’ hinnae larned tak a pride
1 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
airms ah smiled as ah sipped pride throu the straw o ma strawber
It’s wile hard tae sip pride throu the straw o ma strawber
e, but ah cud still taste the pride ah haed sipped on the road ha
3 matches

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