A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ken't Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.1 12.1 5.4 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences1311 2 0 0 0 0
Number of authors3 2 1

Occurrences of ken't in Corpus

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
animal the Tig! He wis ne'er ken't tae be in his bed afore dayli on page 117

1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
n why ye died. Weel, we aw’ ken't Colin Roy Campbell o’ Glenu
Three o’ us let it be ken't that we were goin’ up loch
by. Alan saw me clearly an’ ken't me, bit he’s no’ likely t
3 matches

McKillop, Roger The Flemings o’ Dalnoid, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
lege. Ma Fleming's was a weel ken't stop efter ski-in', for a ric
h speed, tangental corners, I ken't whit she meant! Sae many skie
Weel ken't here in Alba,
I ken't Ma was in hospital an' we dro
an' lassies?" Oh, if only she ken't! She said she'd lots o' visit
5 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
A voice weel ken't, baith east an' west,
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Oan, weel ken't, words, their passions hung,
1 matches


@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
@DonsTalk ken't a wee quiney fae thon Dutch t(2016) search twitter
n wordie oan the street is Ye ken't that already! Braw! https://t(2015) search twitter