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The word 'alfie'

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
alfieOccurrences normalised per million wordsOccurrencesAuthors
Total Corpus0.822
ORK - Orkney
SHD - Shetland 5.8 1 1
TON - Tonge
NNB - North Northern B (Caithness)
NNA - North Northern A (Black Isle)
MNA - Mid Northern A
MNB - Mid Northern B
SNO - South Northern
ABN - Aberdeen 15.1 1 1
DOR - General Northern
NEC - North East Central
SEC - (South) East Central
WCE - West Central
DUN - Dundee
EDN - Edinburgh
GLA - Glasgow
AYR - Ayrshire
LAL - General Central
SEA - South East (Borders)
SWE - South West (Galloway)
DUL - Donegal (East Donegal)
WUL - West Ulster (Letterkenny / L'Derry)
CUL - Coleraine Ulster (North Antrim)
BUL - Ballymena Ulster (Mid Antrim)
SUL - South Antrim (Between Sixmilewater and Belfast)
BEL - Eastern Ulster (Belfast)
PUL - Peninsular Ulster (Ards)
EUL - East Antrim (Larne)
GUL - General Ulster
SYN - Synthetic (no region)

Occurrences of alfie in Corpus

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Shetland

@shaetlan_rose tweeted
cRatter Yes! I’ve also heard Alfie say “dey’d geen tae da limp(2018)

Aberdeen

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 82 - Beyond The Pale , (Lallans Magazine 2013) Doric - Aberdeen, prose
a,' she says, 'but Ah'll tell Alfie (that wis me) ti hae a look f on page 76

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