A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

kan Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words16.8 0 0 0 0 279.6 20.5
Number of occurrences270 0 0 0 24 3
Number of authors3 1 2

Occurrences of kan in Corpus

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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
fock an places, is naur is A kan tae hou ma paurents, an ither
nst Roberton Pairish, at fock kan mak reference tae, fur ae mai
back is A kan mynd, an hei wis kent fur his
es. Is ae maitter o fack, yin kan leuk strecht
yin til hir, “Marcie mei ee kan sei the bairns
24 matches


Cartmill, Claire Three score years an ten, (Ballymoney and Moyle Times 2014) Ulster, newspaper
hes ninety third year sae ye kan unnerstaun why a diinne think
1 matches

Reynolds, Charlie Krisamas time is draa’in near, (Ullans Speakers Association 2011) Ulster - Coleraine, prose
ae forget tae gie whativer ye kan this year tae help tha needy
1 matches

Reynolds, Charlie An Appeal frae tha hairt, (North Antrim Speak 2010) Ulster - Coleraine, blog
n intae thaur heids that they kan maak a jab o tha Ullans witho
1 matches

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