A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

kinds Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words26.4 15.8 18.8 31.6 174.7 22 0
Number of occurrences6924 10 3 30 2 0
Number of authors27 11 5 3 6 2

Occurrences of kinds in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Central, prose
resentative governance tae aw kinds o different fowk. This notion on page 27
et fowk intrestit, music o aw kinds, poetry, theatre, the visual on page 50
these hallowit shores, bit aw kinds o fowk fae diffrent pairts o on page 112

3 matches

Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Central, newspaper
s that there are sae mony kin-kinds o it. Maist festivals gie a g on page 56

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Central - Dundee, prose
wis regularly entrustit w; aw kinds o sensitive tasks fer his bos on page 34
id usually be splattert wi aw kinds o blood an guts at that pynt. on page 41

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Central, prose
ntit mair than twa hunner new kinds o chocolate bars, ilk ane wi on page 12
s and hoat aipple pies and aw kinds o delicious warmin dishes; an on page 46

2 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Central, government
The'r twa kinds o Scotticisms that can be cat on page 38
mair Scots leetratur o aw kin kinds. Ane o the best weys tae lear on page 54

2 matches

Clark, Thomas The Boggin Beginnin, (Itchy Coo 2021 ISBN: 978-1785303524) Central, weans
k for buildin and inventin aw kinds o whigmaleeries, sae her heid on page 3
picked oot some noodles in aw kinds o fantoosh shapes, and they a on page 42
"He maks us dae aw kinds o haird wirk aroond the hoose on page 64
theirsels in their favourite kinds o books, they felt faur awa f on page 69
ae sleep in, maks them dae aw kinds o scunnersome jobs, and then on page 74
Also on pages 83
7 matches

Calder, Bob Lallans 56 - Greenfield the Name O The Pit, (Lallans Magazine 2000) Central, poetry
ferns, forests o trees whase kinds on page 107

1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Central, blog
ay aince soopit wi. The'r twa kinds o comet. The first is the bid
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Central - Glasgow, prose
or three boatles ay different kinds, he’s never any the wiser,
1 matches

Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Central, blog
m tae be able tae imagine the kinds o radical chynges that’s co
1 matches

astrothsknot The Auld Man O Jerah, (archiveofourown.org 2018) Central, prose
Ye cuild jyst take her. Oor kinds baith dae that.” sayed Auld
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 75, (self-published 2000) Central, newspaper
screivit Scots work o sindrie kinds.
1 matches

Facebook link ( 2019) Central
determination tae deal wi aw kinds o ills and wounds in the 17th


Johnstone, Ian Tuney Loon's low doon, (The Fraserburgh Herald 2000) Doric, newspaper
oods baein responsible fir aa kinds o crankery and unhappinesses
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ach surroundit bi breets o aa kinds. Here there seemed tae be lit
1 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
seed-baas, ye can attract aa kinds o birdies, big an smaa. Oor f
kkin aa the odds in helpin aa kinds o birdies.
ng mony different (an amazin) kinds o birds an bees, richt on the
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat Sanners Gow's Tales and Folklore of the Buchan - The Clootie Dummmplin!, (Ayton Publishing 2017 ISBN: 978-1910601419) Doric - Banffshire, prose
the hoosie faar Jocky grew aa kinds o berries an vegetables an si
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
wi whin busses an orrals o aa kinds, wytin fur the guy tae be plu
1 matches

McDonald, Charlie , (Facebook 2022) Doric, poetry
A' kinds o' stuff on the menu board
1 matches

McDonald, Charlie , (Facebook 2022) Doric, poetry
A' kinds o' vans came roon tae sell th
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McDonald, Charlie , (Facebook 2022) Doric, poetry
lain or pan loaf wis the only kinds indeed
1 matches


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
'moavement records', or ither kinds o rot, on page 88

1 matches

Miller, Alison Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, prose
teen group you will finnd aal kinds o weys o spaellan wirds tae g on page 8

1 matches

Garson, Sheila Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, poetry
ce music, wae like music o aa kinds fae Nina Simone tae Jimmy Sha on page 48

1 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
canna be Mabel, for I ken aa kinds o things, an shö, oh! shö k on page 19
r an ax for his denner, an aa kinds o things - I canna mind half on page 23
Turtle; "an dan da different kinds o Arithmetic-Ambeetion, Distr on page 97

3 matches

Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
e ta geng wild.' An he med aa kinds o dem. An he wis plaesed wi w on page 4
day wi his baest laden wi aa kinds o gear - g6d gear dat he wis on page 115

2 matches

De Luca, Christine Lallans 58 - seiven poems bi Christine de Luca, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Shetland, poetry
n a kyist-foo o soonds for aa kinds o sea wark on page 19

1 matches

I Hear Dee Shaetlan A primer - v. 1.1, (I Hear Dee 2022) Shetland, prose
seemlar tae maist vowels. Dis kinds o obstructions can idder be d on page 25
trings o wirds haes different kinds o intonation (risin, faain, o on page 28
at can be øsed fir different kinds o derivations. Ee systematic on page 39
De'r different kinds o nouns ithin ony language. L on page 46
s. Ithin Standirt English dis kinds o naems ir constructed wi of, on page 47
Also on pages 49, 51, 61, 72, 76, 77, 82, 89, 90, 95
19 matches

De Luca, Christine Parallel Worlds: Poems in Shetlandic and English, (Luath 2005 ISBN: 978-1905222131) Shetland, poetry
hit's idder kinds o nourishment we need: on page 108

1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
waartree examples o different kinds o spaek at you micht (or mich
, toh dey’r coamon in idder kinds o non-standard English. Bit a
alsa dialect. We pit up wi aa kinds o different pronunciations o
3 matches

Watt, Valerie Da secret wirld o Santie’s elves, (Shetland Times 2008) Shetland - Lerwick, newspaper
ceps wir kept trang maakin aa kinds o fine things. A roond elf wi
1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
asleep; "an they scribbled aw kinds o hings everythin that sterts on page 73

1 matches

The Westender Loupin Salmon, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
orn. They hev tae git ower a' kinds o' trials and tribulations on
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