A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

kenned Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.1 11 0 0 0 0 20.5
Number of occurrences1310 0 0 0 0 3
Number of authors5 3 2

Occurrences of kenned in Corpus

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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
ekwalt no ti greit, an Lukkie kenned at
ss, sauf an weill. The twenes kenned thai
the meinister kenned at itwes hissell an skailed w
3 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
These days it is a weel kenned fact that chocolate is poison
last goodbyes tae him but we kenned that he wid be weel looked ef
2 matches

Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
osest freen and confidante, I kenned this was going tae tak up a l
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
It is a weel kenned fact that mair lions are kilt
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
dnae hae onie brains, Dorothy kenned this jist by luikin at him (o
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Sport!, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
Watching Johnny (as we kenned him) watching the wrestling w
1 matches

@LairnScots tweeted
hPhs the day! The bairns fair kenned their Scots, thanks tae the e (2019) twitter link


Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Tae cleek thegither twa weel kenned kintras. on page 49

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@the_gellick tweeted
@The_JHS - Hewitt kenned, for tae get his heid shooere (2014) twitter link
d us mony poems an sangs weel-kenned on baith sides o the sheuch. (2015) twitter link

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