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Use in varieties of Scots

king's Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words10 9.9 5.4 0 14.3 23.3 13.6
Number of occurrences169 2 0 1 2 2
Number of authors9 4 2 1 1 1

Occurrences of king's in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
planet wis owerspreid wi the king's fantoosh ermine goun. Syne he on page 37

1 matches

Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
e wis aff the tree, an aw the king's horses an aw the king's men c on page 89

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
great Pictish stane cried the King's Cross tae be seen, jist tae t on page 15
Soon eftir the King's guard cam ridin up an tho the on page 18
a warrior. Tae these fowk the king's idea o imposin law wis nae ma on page 19
e fecht. Nou at this time the King's official bannerman, that had on page 20

5 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ormance on 19th Aprile at the King's Theatre Edinburgh wis signed.
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
it a table in a pub caaed the King's Heid. Morrice cud tell bi the on page 45

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
it the loons tae jyne fur the King's shillin.
1 matches


Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
im wis nane idder dan dat sam king's dochter an shö took him an b on page 15

1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
th Knave o Hairts, carryin th King's croon oan a crimson velvet cu on page 78
Th King's argument was that onythin tha on page 86

2 matches


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
Knave o Hairts, cairryin the King's crown on a cmmson velvet cush on page 79
The King's argiement wus, that oniethin on page 87

2 matches

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