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kings Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words24.5 29 11.3 0 11.6 22 48.9
Number of occurrences6444 6 0 2 2 10
Number of authors37 23 4 1 2 7

Occurrences of kings in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Central, 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

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

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

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Central, prose
cs oops sorry, aristocrats an kings ~ hid total sey in whit happe on page 32
aw previous Edwards were jist Kings o England, sae nae surprise t on page 43
mon Weal, the contrack atween Kings an people, an the role o sic- on page 125

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Central - Dundee, prose
is the habit that a few o our kings had o wanderin amang their po on page 16
n tae hae the Stuarts back as Kings o Scots an werenae that fasht on page 120

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

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Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Central - 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

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Robertson, James The Hoose at Pooh's Neuk, (Itchy Coo 2010 ISBN: 978-1845022945) Central, weans
ome o thae things: Folk cried Kings and Queens and somethin cried on page 164

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Morton, Elaine Hamethocts, (Evertype 2010 ISBN: 978-1782012399) Central, poetry
common star, unkent o eastern kings; on page 33
Whan hie kings reigned they niver bore a gui on page 67

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Sprott, Gavin Lallans 68 - Gairdens, (Lallans Magazine 2006) Central - Edinburgh, poetry
Ae day will they be as the kings o the track on page 98

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McMillan, Hugh Whit If? Scotland's History as it Micht Hiv Bin, (Luath 2021 ISBN: 9781910022900) Central, poetry
Kings wi queer names battles that w on page 5

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Horsbroch, Dauvit Lallans 73 - reviews, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Central, prose
ar subjecks can be fund here: kings an queens, fechts, acts o pai on page 129
tles, census feigurs, leets o kings an queens, faimly trees, secr on page 130
dence o chairters, accoonts o kings or mair weil-kent documents s on page 131

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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Central, blog
it the fechts an the deiths o kings tae the margins o thair buiks
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Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Central - Angus, blog
kin thegither. Sodgers an wee kings emerged, aa on the foondation
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Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Central - Fife, prose
First and Second Kings
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Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Central - 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
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Muir, Glenn Sport!, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Central - Linlithgow, prose
n she discovered the Sport of Kings and wis suin an expert at rea
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McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Central - Edinburgh, prose
“Three rings for the Elven kings, under the sky,
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Steele, Gregor When Scotty said “Scunner”, (Dictionaries of the Scots Language 2021) Central, poetry
And the kings and the queens and aa.
1 matches

Facebook link ( 2021) Central
especially the Divine Right o Kings which Charles said wis his by

Donovan, Anne Hieroglyphics and Other Stories - All that Glistens, (Canongate 2004 ISBN: 1841955191) Central, prose
cried it the funeral dress of kings.
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Douglas, Ashley Scotland’s Linguistic Landscape - Scots and Gaelic, (Translation Services 24 2022) Central, prose
inrick. It wis noo the leid o kings and queens, makars and pairli
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Burnett, Colin Death Becomes Him - Part 1, (ABCTales.com 2022) Central, prose
ofter than silk and fit fur a kings erse. Ah follae him oor tae h
1 matches

Gilliland, Sam Lallans 74 - Thof nae a rigmarie hae I, (Lallans 2009) Central, poetry
rigmarie hae I I’ll dram wi kings,
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@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


Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
s ance hame tae sivven French kings an ten queens. Fae April tae on page 18

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Byrne, Catherine Alice's Mishanters in e Land o Farlies, (Evertype 2014 ISBN: 978-1782010609) Doric - Caithness, prose
s. Next came e guests, mostly Kings an Queens, an amang them Alic on page 76

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Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 73 - The Bigger Hoose, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Doric - Aberdeen, prose
the time o the first English kings - Coenwulf or somebody or it on page 109

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Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
e shields o popes an bishops, kings an nobles frae aa the warld's
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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 on page 25
r dir yarn bit even da best o kings - Solomon - wi aa his finer on page 95

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

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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

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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Lakewyes, amang tha nations kings He sits an rules abane. on page 66

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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

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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

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

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McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
an blows that rins aboot like Kings o Dear knows whar, Or let on on page 12

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Ullans Speakers Association Nursery Rhymes for Weans, (Ulster-Scots Agency 2008 ISBN: 978-0955791697) Ulster, weans
An aa tha kings horses an aa tha kings men on page 11

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

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