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kirkyairds Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.4 6.6 0 0 0 0 6.8
Number of occurrences76 0 0 0 0 1
Number of authors3 3 1

Occurrences of kirkyairds in Corpus

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Dornan, Stephen The Widenin Sheuch, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
st noo, for they're happed in kirkyairds. Maist o the lave are oul. Gi
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Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
iggin up bodies fae the local kirkyairds. They’d howk them oot, dich
The same is true o Embra’s kirkyairds, an ither airts besides.
tly deid stertit hingin aboot kirkyairds wi muskets an dirks, ready ta
The kirkyairds o Scotland’s cities becam b
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Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Boswell’s Coort, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
lang smourit i the kirkyairds o
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Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
An kirkyairds fou o banes: on page 17

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