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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
prood Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words56.2 46.9 68.7 129.9 102.9 56.4 32.6
Number of occurrences10148 26 7 10 5 5
Number of authors56 27 12 3 6 4 4

Occurrences of prood in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
An I wis prood tae tell him that I kent aboo on page 15
im tae see her greetin. Sic a prood flooer that she wis... on page 36
, said the king, wha wis that prood tae hae a subjeck. "Dinna gan on page 40
'Hech!' I had been gey prood o my baobabs! on page 81

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
Ye ken hoo you're a hoose-prood wife, on page 32

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
jt wisnae possible tae mak a prood faither or mither believe tha on page 85
at the Olympics so she's dead prood o her richt airm.' on page 104
ezer,' Miss Honey said. 'Ah'm prood o the way that came aboot.' on page 194

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
, it's aboot managin tae be a prood, independent nation that cin on page 33
de the fowk at the Vigil feel prood. on page 106

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Hubbard, Tom Lallans 59 - Leids and Lieder: Walcome ti Helvetiscots, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
Lallans is prood ti feature owersettins, wi a on page 5

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McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
man, tae prood Margaret. on page 18

1 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
up fur her brithers. She wis prood o thim. Back in Lannot she us on page 76

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
hocolate works! We're jist as prood as onythin!' on page 27
aw ye somethin that I am awfe prood o. Och, and please caw canny! on page 103
ae a sudden stap. 'I am verra prood o ma square sweeties that loo on page 120

3 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
Sae ye'd think ma Da wid be prood o me, eh? But naw. Aw he does on page 24

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Ah'll aye be prood o. Then we hud the Strike. on page 80
Ah'm prood tae say ma Dumfries friends on page 93
Cleaved rash de Valence's prood helm in twa, on page 128

3 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
hae made the legendary Sclaff prood. It wheeched ower the heids o on page 25

1 matches

Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
this is ma language, and ah'm prood o it. Ah couldnae care less i on page 6

1 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
luved ye like thon, a faither prood o the
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
ae been for generations an be prood o it athoot ony embarrassment
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Koan, (sandyfleming.org 2005) Lallans - East Lothian, poetry
Prood-like I tells the maister
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
is a language, an sowt tae be prood o - weel, that's no a bad da
1 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
on the radio an be a wee bit prood that ah kent whit the singer
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Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
on project': a pastless form, prood o its artifice but ill-kyndit
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
lassies wi blue pentit faces, prood bare-kistit chiels, auld men
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Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
ye remember? Ah wis as prood as punch that day. Ah ken ah
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927442) Lallans, weans
he air like ane o Phoebus’s prood horses afore it sets oot tae
“Ye micht save yer freens, prood Athenian,” said ma faither,
2 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
eel, we gaed hame. I wis fair prood.
1 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Boswell’s Coort, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
frae the huils o prood gentry
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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
n, the Pandit noticed. He wis prood o whit dignified his Scottish
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
k o Matthew Fitt an he can be prood tae hae the Scots owersettin
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
The fowk o Glesca can be gey prood o their ability tae galvanise
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
campaign the wurds “I’m a prood Scot but…” were uttered,
1 matches

@Cobradile94 tweeted
@DrMDempster Ah uise A an I'm prood o't!(2019) search twitter

@jack_capener tweeted
- ilka day A'm mair an mair prood o wir wee kintra. Monie thank(2018) search twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
@birdfish11 Ye can be gey prood o yer quinie, min. Gey prood.(2020) search twitter

@billykayscot tweeted
ood, ye speak Scots an ye’re prood! Weel duin @Lenniesaurus @His(2020) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
mmer fower, Privet Loan, were prood tae say that they were gey no (2017) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted
an they aw speak Scots an are prood o it. If yer faimily were agi (2021) twitter link
r at hame but, we were aw gey prood o hoo we spoke, still ur. Tha (2020) twitter link
on #InternationalWomenDay2020 Prood o hersel an aw the weemin wha(2020) search twitter
@JoanMcAlpine Prood as punch o ye in aa ye dae Jo(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
the wifie te ken that Ah wis prood te spik the wye Ah div; prood on page 8
Weel deen!' or an 'Ah'm richt prood o ye!' An espeeshully nivver on page 28
Bi prood o the Doric - yours an mine. on page 32
keen broon een. She's honest, prood an spiks in a braid Buchan tu on page 65
Ah'm prood te hiv bin a cottar quine an on page 89

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
lassie aat ony mither wid bi prood 0; a lassie Ah'd nivver hid t on page 43
a aboot - naethin te mak Mam prood o me. on page 79

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
He's scattert e prood, an brocht doon keengs fae th on page 80
strinth tae dell an A'm some prood on page 107

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Wheeler, Leslie Brockit, the Ferm Toon Cat, (Grampian Regional Council 2000) Doric, weans
Billy wis rael prood o his Aiberdeen scarf, but at
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Elphinstone Institute Aiberdeenshire Cooncil – Scots Leid Guidelines, (Aberdeenshire Council 2017) Doric, government
nd.' In Aiberdeenshire we are prood tae hae mony examples o innov
1 matches

Ritchie, John Fishin in the Findhorn, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
I wis as prood as punch! I couldna wait tae
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Harvey, Lewis Crash, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
the heidie that she should be prood tae hiv sic caring pupils in
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Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
airmy if we cannae even stand prood at the ballot box and tak’
ation, as North British an’ prood. Tae fuckin’ puir, tae fuck
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
e still will hae me, I wad be prood tae be yer wife.” Fur noo,
queen hersel. An he wis that prood, his hairt beat like a drum,
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@d_anderson878 tweeted
niceForsyth 's yistreen. Mair prood than ivver tae ken ye. Haud f(2020) search twitter
ae howk a neep this year. Nae prood o masel. https://t.co/O3roSR8(2020) search twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted
s, yer dee’in Aiberdeen City prood ma loons, now c’mon an get a(2014) search twitter
remarkable jape an we are gye prood o ye! #aberdeen #aberdeenshir(2020) search twitter

@beast_afc tweeted
rst games. #stillstandingfree prood o a player who wiznae iwise a(2020) search twitter
tae happen this year. Make us prood https://t.co/FvY8yKN7lZ(2020) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
Affa prood o ma dochter Ellen fer playin (2020) twitter link


Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
So prood o wir unique creation, on page 27
wife are 'expectan' and ah'm prood as a pup wi twa tails. on page 32
dna see hid - he wid been as prood as on page 57
od and I must admit he did us prood ' _ . While ithers wid say th on page 77

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Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
mber fower, Privet Gate, were prood tae say that they were cheust
1 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
ther', says he, 'Ah'll mak ye prood': Ah'll save the waarld wi me
She wisne faerdie, nor yet prood, and strappit doon she lukked
2 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
ks?" da Hat-makker axed, fair prood o himsel. on page 74
said Alice; "du needna be sae prood as aa yon." on page 97
s ower tae hersel, bein kinda prood o it: for shö tocht, an hit on page 110
y ir!" said da Keeng, soondin prood o himsel, an he pointit ta da on page 123

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Sandison, Iris Da Tree Peerie Grice, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, weans
oost da richt size. He wis da prood o him! An whin he wis feenish
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Williamson, Christie Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, blog
A’m prood o Gaelic, fuivvir tenuous a c
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Williamson, Christie Pre nuptial, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
brunt prood bi dis haet.
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Priest, Ena Bonxie Geo, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
an, feelin relieved an braaly prood, he tocht he wid hed fir hame
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@Julie_Dennison tweeted
back in stock an i am noo da prood owner o a pair a trainers (2021) twitter link

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
@johncrieffy Da Auld Eens are prood o dir boy :-) #hillswickwildl(2018) search twitter


Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
The horses were aye prood o their new shaen. on page 22
A prood young man in uniform, on page 24

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Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
Fitsides Wi A Prood Hizzie on page 137

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Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Its inscription proclaimin a prood hour on page 191

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The Westender Pipin for the Young Yins, (The Hawick Paper 2008) Southern, newspaper
Pipe Major Bob Short. What a prood statesman hei was. A fair lik
1 matches


Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Tha Whuskin's roaks stan prood an stoot on page 25
Nae mettér flegs nor anthems prood. on page 73

2 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Frae United tae Prood Preston, Healy strutted haes on page 2

1 matches

McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
guid o ye, an ye daen yersel prood wi whut ye gien us. Tha baith on page 26

1 matches

@the_gellick tweeted
cots! We've aye been quare an prood o the crabbit oul gansh! @Pma (2016) twitter link

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