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kintra Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words93.4 124.4 81.7 0 0 58.3 13.6
Number of occurrences150113 30 0 0 5 2
Number of authors36 29 3 3 2

Occurrences of kintra in Corpus

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Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
syne, lang syne, ah kent that kintra weel, on page 27

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
Turkish dictator chairged his kintra fowk, on pyne o daith, tae we on page 19
the minds o bairns in my hame kintra. "Yon wad be gey usefy tae th on page 24

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Anderson, Elizabeth Lallans 59 - OBITUARY : ALISTAIR TAYLOR 1928 - 2001, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
he heichs an howes o his cauf kintra - an further afield - furth on page 4

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Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
Whit disnae chynge is the kintra's past, an facts anent the pa on page 84

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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Prestwick, newspaper
its topics ir the yokin ontil kintra life o modren inventions sik on page 5

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
,' he wrote, 'ye lang fir the kintra; in the kintra, ye praise the on page 101
rs an worn duin wi servin his kintra. on page 103

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Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
hat smile wi me oot intae the kintra an sleepit throu the forenuin
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Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
populate central region o the kintra, aa thae words haes gien wey
langage is weel-presairved in kintra airts is a international phen
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Fleemin, Sandy No on BBC, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
kind wi a caur stourin aboot kintra roads tryin ti leuk guid. Ae
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
s athin ceevic associe in oor kintra. An thon group is rowed intae
r 1.5m Scots speakers in this kintra sae, gin the'r e'en mair nor
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
for World Book Day 2003. Ilka kintra wis tae hae a public poll tae
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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
the kintra loans.
Furby, the kintra’s aw upbrak inti wie provin
ele it. This wes a deifferand kintra
ti tryst wi, huntin about the kintra fur hir
ow yeir aw gaed weill fur the kintra, aince o gryte ranown
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Clark, Thomas Mindin on Willie McIlvanney, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
hores in utter wanhowp at his kintra an kintra-men.
an kintra-men.
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Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
general run o things, maks a kintra a kintra. This is important.
a kintra. This is important. The micro
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Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
ower the Borders, aw ower the kintra, fowk were waukin tae the new
1 matches

Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
e the warld as an independent kintra. Whan that happens, it shuid
hat happens, it shuid be as a kintra thit taks tent o its diversit
2 matches

Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
b'dy speiks like that in this kintra". Aye, ye get it: unfreends o
tae connect wi the feck o the kintra - wi aa thae fowks that say "
2 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
italism in schemes across the kintra.
s them they are pairt o a wee kintra that cin onlie hae a role in
n the years leadin up tae the kintra’s independence referendum o
hat sparkit riots aw ower the kintra an left a lang-term legacy o
on; damnit few in terms o the kintra as a haill, mebbes, but aye e
25 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
tland wis yet a free-staundin kintra, an for aboot hauf o it haed
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ns the lenth an breidth o the kintra. New Scots, fae ither launds
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
on us, sin I cannae think the kintra as it staunds the day is onyw
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
icial language in a neibourin kintra.
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Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ng they got oot the wids. The kintra opened up an they caught a gl
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
a bairn an haed tae fend the kintra fae invasion an weir.
ay that he wis feart that the kintra will faw tae ruinage an the i
itan sects got owerance o the kintra. At the hinnerend, thir twa f
3 matches

Sneddon, Alison Whit dae ye want “British vailues” tae mean?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
e fowk tae be fasht aboot the kintra’s weillbein, but this narra
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) Lallans, blog
chynge the verra sowel o the kintra, as Thatcher pruived.
olitics, even though we are a kintra that haes attemptit tae re-ma
2 matches

Davidson, Alistair The Mitterand Plan, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
dable currencies i 1971, ilka kintra haes facedd the threit o capi
iller” – it flaws intae a kintra leukin for a quick return, an
d tae a bank rin on an entire kintra. Fowk that were involved i th
o globalised finance, nae ane kintra can be a social democracy o t
empt tae bigg socialism in ae kintra haes failed: capitalist pooer
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Puchowski, James Frae Norrowa ower the faem, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
Scotland can be a different kintra, but we shidna define oor dif
chynge left its mairk on oor kintra’s landscape. Whan I retour
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Widmann, Thomas The State o Denmark, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
lest Thursday. I bade in thon kintra till 2002, sae I’ll ettle t
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ir warkin conditions. An in a kintra whaur makar Mohammed al-‘Aj
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Tae see oorsels as we see ithers, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
e-Wastren-een-interchangeable kintra in Aistern Europe. Imagine th
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
Guairdians that defend their kintra. Whan Scotland is invadit by
h tae bring the cairacters an kintra tae life. Clever yaise o colo
d an nae feart tae defend his kintra. Ither sic phrases as “whau
tae see a hero frae their ain kintra, speakin their ain language?
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Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
like etins aboon a faur green kintra – nocht but haar? The blin
sea agin the ferries. A hail kintra wis laid afore him, a rich ta
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McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
hing is, ye need tae juidge a kintra’s actions by its ain declar
aims an mythology. Noo, ilka kintra is gaein tae faw short o sum
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Hubbard, Tom Scottish Faust: Poems and Ballads of Eldritch Lore, (Kettillonia 2004) Lallans, poetry
nkled wife telt the weird o a kintra-lad:
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
t wi maist o the fowk in this kintra still uisin it but efter 300
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@jack_capener tweeted
mair an mair prood o wir wee kintra. Monie thanks tae @YSINationa(2018) search twitter

@mcfarlane_irene tweeted
@billykayscot Aye, kintra doos are no like the skinnyma(2016) search twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
t tae ken mony a county o oor kintra better; *disna mention teachi(2020) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
n thu've bin brocht intae the kintra by a charity. Ah wunner if th(2020) search twitter
a great advertisement fer the kintra.(2020) search twitter
qually an teach P7s Scottish kintra dancin? Or hus that deid oot?(2020) search twitter

@StuartPoet tweeted
igh is well yaised athort the kintra in names o biggans, steedins,(2020) search twitter
maist weel-yaised athort the kintra.(2020) search twitter


Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
its graispin fingers inti the kintra, gobblin, swallyin, swallyin on page 8

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Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
ts, tounsfowk micht buy gweed kintra cream tae poor abune their pa
lock, June wid be bringin the kintra tae early flouer, the hey par
maister traivelled tae a far kintra an left ahin three servents..
llop them back an fore in the kintra air.
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Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
se nae tae dunt sales, wi the kintra lyin quaet an bonnie at the b
oncrete an glaiss; nae in the kintra neither. Faith! Coos wis near
n, stoory traffic tae toun an kintra. The sea here wis byordnar cl
lace o pilgrimage in her calf-kintra. Christians said it wis far A
kenspeckle past. His ain calf-kintra o Sri Lanka micht hae hid dem
12 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
uine fa haes growen up in the kintra, ah wis aaready weel awaur th
Ye dinna hae tae bide in the kintra or tak on a massive responsib
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Uri, Antonia Fit tae dae aboot obesity?, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
up. The UK is the maist obese kintra in Europe. Nae ane o the mais
ses a bigger social gap in ma kintra, than tae me it’s niver rea
an less obese. Scotland is a kintra rich in agriculture, sae it
3 matches

Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
t glance, Langside is juist a kintra village aside Peterheid, wi n
better than kickin aboot the kintra. He even conformed tae the st
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
an sma. Even the Queen o the kintra left her has at Balmoral tae
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Will virus crisis mean a fresh stairt for Scots produce?, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
tin produce fae ae neuk o the kintra tae anither micht nae aye be
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Flooery achievement for the Scots Government, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
x for ivery bairn born in the kintra wis a "big thing". Sae was th
e dissapearin fae aa ower the kintra, an aa ower the warld, it is
2 matches


Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
carved intae lik the kintra ye'd seen; on page 4

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Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
In this dour norlan kintra, lassie, ye’re seen as wanc
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
notour fur his lue o Scottis Kintra Dancin, an Ropelawsheil,
oung man, hed his ain Scottis Kintra Dance Band, kent is the Rober
Kintra Dance Band unner the owerance
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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
King an Kintra no lang in thocht
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@HurchinHome tweeted
ghted to be blethering awa on Kintra this week https://t.co/D8sRe3(2019) search twitter

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