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Use in varieties of Scots

kaim Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.7 2.2 5.4 0 0 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences62 2 0 0 1 1
Number of authors6 2 2 1 1

Occurrences of kaim in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
yersel up! Waash yer coupon, kaim yer hair, scrub yer hauns, pr on page 61

1 matches

McClure, Derrick J. Lallans 59 - A Stot an a Cleg, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, prose
A weel-claw’d kaim tae gar our Marischal dree!
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
pit shut er casie an pulled a kaim throwe Betty's hair. "What's on page 83

1 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
. Bit, you, fan ye re fastin, kaim yer hair an mak seer yer face on page 14

1 matches


Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
Twa paerls an a kaim o tortoise-shell.
1 matches


Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
Poo bak, gae fort, kaim taigled heid. on page 34

1 matches

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