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Use in varieties of Scots

kirks Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.7 12.1 5.4 0 0 11.7 0
Number of occurrences1411 2 0 0 1 0
Number of authors12 9 2 1

Occurrences of kirks in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
e busses, by tee as muckle as kirks; an gin he took a haill clanj on page 22

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
The sicht o auld kirks bein restored, on page 93

1 matches

Donati, Colin Scots A Statement o Principles, (Scots Parliament 2003 ISBN: 978-1-899920-02-1) Lallans, government
eein a country that cried its kirks kirks, its brigs brigs, an it on page 14

2 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
aroque periods — Europe’s kirks an royal courts wis the patro
mair. Mony o the bigger Scots kirks haed lang haen ‘Sang Schule
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
is important no juist for the kirks in Scotland but for Scotland
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Potemkin Pairty, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
peasants, trig hooses, bonnie kirks an the like. Efter the royal
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
effective social hubs sic as kirks, the steamie, trade unions, p
1 matches

@LairnScots tweeted
a Scots map o their toon, wi kirks, braes, burns... https://t.co (2018) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted
it's open the morn though aw kirks etc noo shut.(2020) search twitter


Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
n heicht o the toun, frae its kirks tae its cassies, the verra wa
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@cligeey tweeted
@watterloony The kirks are offering ti open up nae s(2020) search twitter


Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
In Machar's hames an kirks, on page 7

1 matches

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