A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ker Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words12.4 0 0 211.2 0 139.8 13.6
Number of occurrences200 0 6 0 12 2
Number of authors4 1 1 2

Occurrences of ker in Corpus

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Orkney

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
ert o the Italian performance ker industry: the home o Ferrari,
he reality o wur compact hire ker. The doors clap closed in the
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
he hoose. He lowped intae his ker, and backed oot o the drive o
sley arrived in the Grunnings ker park, his mind back on drills
s rattled. He hurried tae his ker an set off home, hopan he wis
idna so much as quiver when a ker door slammed in the next stre
4 matches

Southern

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
toun o Deanburnhaugh, on yer ker haund anenst the yett it the
waittergate. Liggin tae yer ker haund is the mairch o whit wi
ley wis black wi treis on eer ker haund; frae Elrig Dipper tae
ie Ferm an Elrig Ferm, on yer ker haund is
on eer ker haund, juist efter ee gan owr
12 matches

Ulster

Bennett, Hazel Tha Near Cut, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
“Juist stap on tha ker at thon bus stap,” Conor pr
1 matches

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