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Use in varieties of Scots

kills Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.8 7.7 2.7 0 14.3 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences117 1 0 1 1 1
Number of authors10 6 1 1 1 1

Occurrences of kills in Corpus

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Lallans

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
And wi wan shot she kills him deid. on page 47

1 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
it kills aff nature effectively. on page 90

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
IT KILLS IMAGINATION DEID! on page 158

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Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
hunter tellin o his kills.
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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
nes, pumps, plews an models o kills,
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McFarlane, Ishbel Oor hail culture is fatphobic ... an thon’s the real shame, (The National 2020) Lallans, newspaper
phobia, an, freens, fatphobia kills.
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Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
aroond their thrapples their kills and joukan and jinkan micht b
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Doric

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
ago. (Sprayin kills the knott girse noo a days) J
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Shetland

Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
rt a hunder pound! He says he kills aa da rats an - oh dear, I d on page 23

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Southern

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
t a hunder poun! Hei says eet kills aw th rats an-och nut!" cried on page 22

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Ulster

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
h a hunner poons! Hae says it kills aal the rats an-ugh dear!" gr on page 23

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