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Use in varieties of Scots

sie Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words19.6 27 0 0 23.8 56.4 0
Number of occurrences4133 0 0 3 5 0
Number of authors5 2 2 1

Occurrences of sie in Corpus

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Forde, Iain W D The Kirk, The Skuil, The Buik (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2007) Lallans, prose
We hae cum ti sie the enorm yokin at we hae ont on page 11
it wes brocht owre the Norse Sie bi Angils, Jutes an Saxones, on page 12

2 matches

Forde, Iain W D Traisur Insch (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2008) Lallans, prose
The Auld Sie Dug at the 'Ammiral Barton' on page 3
daunner, he wuid ax gif onie sie-farin men hed gaed by alang t on page 4
haud ma wedder-ei apen fur 'a sie-farin man wi ae shank'; an la on page 5
n at God ivver alloued on the sie: an the langage at he telt th on page 6
s wi thon o the singil-leggit sie-farin man. Bot bi nou we hed on page 7

14 matches

Forde, Iain W D Dalquharter (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2010 ISBN: 978-0-9559-105-6-2) Lallans, prose
ne lowe lik a cove aneith the sie. The air wes waarm an odorati on page 2

1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Chronikil o Scotland (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2016 ISBN: 978-0-9574164-3-7) Lallans, prose
This wes a kintra divyded bi sie lochs sae mukkil bits o the j on page 43

1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Swallae and Amethyst (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2016 ISBN: 978-0-9574164-1-3) Lallans, prose
gaed aff intil the cauld Nor Sie ti tak wappins roun the tap o on page 2
it, bot onie gates the Airtik Sie tuik hiz corpus an aw Tittie' on page 4

2 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
auld at lest ti the awdevorin sie.
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
uill an gauss ablo the Nor Sie, bot no afoir Norroway gruppi
unner-sie boits at bene laed ti roust a
g. The naitiouns roun the Nor Sie wesna verra joco at the
nd ane empie warl bot fur the sie-mews flaitin abuin
luikin outower the dirkenin sie.
10 matches

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Jamieson, Robert Alan Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
aless we takk t'da sie, on page 14

1 matches

Watt, Roseanne Moder Dy, (Polygon 2019 ISBN: 978-1846974878) Shetland, poetry
Da sie's da wye da wirld kums tae wi on page 24

1 matches

Jamieson, Robert Alan Frisk Waatir Troot, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
akross da girssie mødoo an sie
1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
Och, cruel threi! In sie an hour, on page 5
cht Ahlice tae hersel. "Efter sie a fa as this, Ah'll no even b on page 9
'Sie a trial, dear sir, Wi nae jur on page 29
xed at th Caterpillar's makin sie awfy nippy comments, an she d on page 44
meenits, an she jumped up in sie a hurry that she couped ower on page 115

5 matches

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