A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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keps Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.1 2.2 2.7 0 0 0 13.6
Number of occurrences52 1 0 0 0 2
Number of authors5 2 1 2

Occurrences of keps in Corpus

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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
n ice. Ower lang ages the ice keps haes grown an dwyned mony tim
1 matches

Durie, Nick The Best o the Baith o Thaim, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
r gin it hains their flag and keps their state fae sufferin sic
1 matches


Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Kieran an Aidan, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
e comes ower his fizog. If he keps me lookin at him, he cries me
1 matches


Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
e wantin fowk tae touch thair keps tae ye ïn tha mairkets. Ay, on page 90

1 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
That larnin words lik' keps lock - , on page 33

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