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kings Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words24.9 28.6 8.2 0 14.3 35 47.7
Number of occurrences4026 3 0 1 3 7
Number of authors23 13 1 1 3 5

Occurrences of kings in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
u the warld is simplifeed for kings. Tae them, ilkane is a subjec on page 37
'Kings dinna awn things, They reign on page 47
conteins a hunder an eleeven kings (no forgettin, mind, the Afri on page 58

4 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
"We went tae the Kings theatre...Tae watch Cinderell on page 137

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
is the habit that a few o our kings had o wanderin amang their po on page 16

3 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
r, it's richt. And tae aw the kings and presidents o the warld an on page 12

1 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
es braw, aw gowden green like kings and queens forby. Sae fair ye on page ix
And Kings and Queens, sae small on page 55

2 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
it the fechts an the deiths o kings tae the margins o thair buiks
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
cs oops sorry, aristocrats an kings ~ hid total sey in whit happe
aw previous Edwards were jist Kings o England, sae nae surprise t
mon Weal, the contrack atween Kings an people, an the role o sic-
3 matches

Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
kin thegither. Sodgers an wee kings emerged, aa on the foondation
1 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
First and Second Kings
1 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
workin folk furst. Dae awa wi Kings an Queens an aw the rest o th
im. An wir thai no awaur thit Kings an Queens wir chosen bi Goad
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Sport!, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
n she discovered the Sport of Kings and wis suin an expert at rea
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
“Three rings for the Elven kings, under the sky,
1 matches

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
likes o the Auld Librarie at Kings College..... that I wis takke(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
o n havin hud plenty trips to kings park at dalkeith to watch foo (2021) twitter link
- and ma monies oan the bot kings to do the bizz again when the (2020) twitter link
ught a lesson big time by the kings of ayrshire - loved it lol (2020) twitter link
e wis a 2-2 draw n 2nd one at kings park wis jist top drawer - g (2020) twitter link


Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
e shields o popes an bishops, kings an nobles frae aa the warld's
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
herds yet, nur the three wyce kings, thocht Jeemsie, Yon’s pair
t foe it hid guided the three kings tae the stable in Bethlehem t
2 matches


Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
1 Kings 3 CH on page 17

1 matches


Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
thro Dunedin o the Kings on page 143

1 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Nor dreamt o kings, nor focht oor enemies on page 198

1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
Next came th guests, maistly Kings an Queens, an among thum Ahli on page 78

1 matches


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
Nixt come the guests, maistly Kings an Queens, an amang thim Alic on page 79

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
l be brocht afore guviners an kings as wutnesses tae thaim an tae on page 9

3 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Kings raise aip an thaun fal doon on page 16

1 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Lakewyes, amang tha nations kings He sits an rules abane.
1 matches

@the_gellick tweeted
right a notion fae the Stuart kings (supporters "Tory"); King Bil (2015) twitter link

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