A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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kinna Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words89 94.7 152.4 0 0 11.7 0
Number of occurrences14386 56 0 0 1 0
Number of authors20 16 4 1

Occurrences of kinna in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
lions they wid cowp ower that kinna fence wi jist ae chap o their on page 6
an unco soond ootby. It wis a kinna grunchin soond, a wee bit lik on page 9
ooshie. Lions dinna like that kinna thing, and this yin certainly on page 19
had a guid look at Ta she the kinna person that wid eat Wig o cak on page 32
t the wan recipe, which wis a kinna parritch made oot o corn and on page 40
Also on pages 56, 59, 74
8 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
air ti it nor that. I wis aye kinna taen wi the auld yin. O coors on page 69
bek nd, filled his lungs in a kinna ecstasy. on page 77

3 matches

Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
an a wheen mair besides. It's kinna owerwhelmin at times wi facts on page 84

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
ning an even the OIM had gone kinna quiet; then it stairtit. A ho on page 51

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
first ah thought it wis some kinna I.Q test or somethin she wie on page 94
s dead nice, said Laura, Whit kinna flooers wid the guy buy yi. D on page 112
ver got tae finish sayin whit kinna arse she thought Laura wid hu on page 138
trips, cause that's jist the kinna stupit thing ma sister wid da on page 165

4 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Prestwick, newspaper
the ill-place is pauvit wi aw kinna heiligoleiries, forby guid et on page 5

1 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
as death. Ma faither had that kinna steely look in hes eyes. He w on page 76

4 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
ut there wis somethin else, a kinna luve atween the twa
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
vernment is gaun tae gie thon kinna siller tae an artifeecial lan
Tae leuk intae the kinna information on the leids o Sc
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
st bein for the maist pairt a kinna airtificial Scots that howks
ts speakers hou tae speak the kinna "Scots" that they write but t
gotten yaised tae tholin thae kinna insults frae a succession o B
berately singelt oot for this kinna insult.
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
e ken there wis juist the twa kinna fowk in this warld; fisher-fo
In the same kinna wey there wis certain words y
xplained juist meant a cheeky kinna confidence. Ay, it wis that a
e spikker but fir me it wis a kinna brekthrou an A howp it'll gie
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
here nae yuiss waitin on some kinna miracle kythin ony time suin.
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
the Scots language, haed the kinna real deep doon values that aw
e CPG wis leukin for the same kinna chynges that wis kythin for U
a snicher tae thirsels at the kinna logic that's comin oot the Sc
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
cried Scots but raither some kinna local slang. Aboot five year
her this "Scots" maun be some kinna fantoosh leid frae the middle
it furth o Scotland. This wad kinna pynt tae the kynch bein mair
tion seestem raither nor onie kinna logical chyce.
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
NY fowk is gey critical o the kinna mait we feed oorsels wi in Sc
an noo they're sayin the same kinna things aboot kail. Oor forebe
2 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
ened the Mouss in a switherin kinna wey. “Waizels – an whitra
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
uppone, at we wesna the richt kinna bairns ti benefit frae the sk
, an cuidna beleve it wesna a kinna fuppertie-jig.
the launskip hed a kinna hudderie-dudderie affere, lik
a cuiverfeu. Its a kinna blakmail at’s sae wikkit at
waashes hir hauns o thon kinna fowk, the bettir. Thai ar the
8 matches

Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
ae survive sae lang wioot the kinna government support it needs,
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
airly maun tak a richt thrawn kinna paranoia tae see bi-lingualis
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
spake wis Scots or juist some kinna slang sae there haes aye been
ls tae onybody that haes thae kinna doots aboot whether the langu
characters in it dictate the kinna language yaised. Molière wro
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
hen he gauns back tae Dundee, kinna blawin up the pynt aboot the
Awbody's got a accent but me, kinna thing! He spake o ae man that
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
y haes a romantic side tae it kinna like St. Valentine's day sae
es shuid be prioritised wi a 'kinna positive discrimination'. He
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
nt micht tak guid tent o thae kinna ongauns gin they're o a mind
ngaun as real theatre in ilka kinna wey!
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
e read. This is particlar the kinna step needit tae tak forrit th
ns Nr. 175 for Juin, for some kinna raison got the contack partic
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
be yaised tae this particlar kinna writin no juist tae read Scot
1 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
ill-shapit, a kinna freak
1 matches

Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
in ma career that offert ony kinna alternative cultural landscap
1 matches

Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
n wey. Tae be fair Scots is a kinna new thing fur monie o thaim,
e true. A lowse stannert haes kinna warked itsel oot ower the yea
tical yon raither pyntit yiss kinna maks oot “Scots” is a jis
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
in a braid ingaitherin o ilka kinna sindert text for eikin intae
-mails, poems or in fack onie kinna speech or writin at aw. They
oons. The'r echos thare o the kinna dizzies Scots is weel aquent
guid intrest tae the follaein kinna fowk. Veesitors tae Scotland
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
If this is the wey o't, whit kinna thrawn logic wad this British
ean Chairter but sees it as a kinna English for immigration purpo
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ooths or e'en frae onie ither kinna mooth? Keep yer lugs cockit a
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
auld Secretar, he uises some kinna journalistic glamour, juist l
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
context tae gie the story the kinna birl that suited thair ain et
1 matches

@billykayscot tweeted
m gey shuir I’m richt an the kinna kintrae ye descrieve is anely(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
seau10 big yogi hughes - man kinna man oan the touchline m8 - t (2020) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted
ce There's a wey o daein thir kinna hinna things Mary. We're oan (2020) search twitter
@Historic_Ally Exactly the kinna thing we need tae be haein na (2020) twitter link
@molach95 Noo YON wad mak the kinna tattoo Ah'd hae oan me ?? (2020) twitter link


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
at wis floatin aboot in some kinna wattery broon bree. on page 18
the joke's oan you." A queer kinna calm cam ower er es she leuki on page 20
e at Jock wis leukin it er: a kinna mixter o amusemint an disgust on page 26
beetroot an a glaiss o milk, kinna laad," said Sandy. "Ay! Thing on page 35
r sittin. Oh ay...an it's the kinna maet ye can aet wi yer fingir on page 49
Also on pages 56, 58, 59, 61, 67, 74, 76, 79, 81, 82, 84, 86
20 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
thood for this, nae doot. Fit kinna backhaaner did Wollaston gie on page 8

2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
it'll bi jist you an me...a kinna second honeymeen. Wi nivver g on page 6
in..." Joyce jumpit an lookit kinna guilty. on page 10
reflexology, an aa differint kinna massages - anti-stress, arom on page 11
"Noo, Morrice." Joyce lookit kinna panic-stricken. "Ye ken fine on page 15
full o kineness; an ye'd the kinna smile aat cud bring oot the s on page 20
Also on pages 22, 26, 27, 30, 37, 38, 52, 53, 55, 57, 72, 74, 75, 80, 81, 84, 87, 88, 91
28 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
o inno a baa. The anely queer kinna stories I iver heard war aboo
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
on yalla-straikit fooshunless-kinna hair connached bi years o per
1 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
it mak’s me laugh cos ah kinna hink he’s the closest tae C
it jist turned back intae a kinna mair borin’ version o’ th
e it? It’s a website design kinna hing. Ah dae website design n
the times and we mak’ some kinna a livin’ from it a’. But
4 matches


Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001) Southern, poetry
A sleekit kinna wey
1 matches

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