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Use in varieties of Scots

kail Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words15.6 22 10.9 0 0 0 6.8
Number of occurrences2520 4 0 0 0 1
Number of authors8 6 1 1

Occurrences of kail in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
ur baobabs look a bittie like kail.' on page 81

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
breakfast, biled tatties and kail tae their denner, and kail so on page 5
ir fillin and satisfeein than kail and kail soup. The yin thing on page 6
eenished his supper o wattery kail soup, Chairlie ayewis gaed be on page 9
jist as sure as I'll be haein kail soup tae ma supper the morn's on page 41
got noo were thae peeliewally kail soups three times a day. on page 46

7 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
And stap eatin chocolate. Eat kail insteid.' on page 6
t as you are,' Grannie said. 'Kail doesna taste o onythin wioot on page 7

6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
Syne I dice up the kail an the cabbage
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
n the same kinna things aboot kail. Oor forebears ate herring an
cal neeps, carrots, ingans an kail insteid o buyin mange tout pe
2 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
the kie. He gat hiz kail het throu the reik. Than he t
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ne, cairrots, ingans an curly kail alang wi the barley, split pe
1 matches

McClure, Derrick J. Lallans 59 - A Stot an a Cleg, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, prose
on his sel tae gie Cecco his kail throu the reek for hennerin a
1 matches


Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
cottar hoose on the ferm. Its kail yaird hid twa gean trees in t
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
ine crisp lettuce an a daud o kail.
hersel onno a rowth o fooshty kail an wirm-etten neeps, tattie p
claik. Dauds o fooshty kail drapt frae her dowp, an dubs
3 matches


@the_gellick tweeted
feed o #UlsterScots champ an kail, @chefpaulrankin . I cudnae k (2015) twitter link