A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

kelman Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.1 4.4 0 0 0 0 6.8
Number of occurrences54 0 0 0 0 1
Number of authors4 3 1

Occurrences of kelman in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
piss oot her fur it. Alasdair Kelman. Here. Laura Kyle. Laura Kyle on page 46

1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ishisms kythin in the works o Kelman, McIlvanney, Rankin, Jeff Tor
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
The Good Times - James Kelman
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Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
ievers - Irvine Welsh, James Kelman, Kathleen Jamie, Liz Lochhead
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@the_gellick tweeted
h hae mair writin in dialect: Kelman, Welsh, Robertson. (2016) twitter link