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Use in varieties of Scots

kirkyard Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.4 2.2 13.6 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences72 5 0 0 0 0
Number of authors3 2 1

Occurrences of kirkyard in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
in up tae the edge o the auld kirkyard they were baith shivverin. on page 64

1 matches

Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
t time. The Giant Tree in the kirkyard still scares kids gawn by. Uz
1 matches


Hutchison, Pat Mrs Clushet o Faaldydykes, (McStorytellers.com 2018) Doric - Banffshire, prose
’t ye winna be gyan tae the kirkyard yet, quine?”
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
nsported tae the corner o the kirkyard an lowered intae the hole an
spen tree that grew aside the kirkyard. The aspen is a pagan tree an
owed tae growe in a Christian kirkyard. She kneeled afore the pagan
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
the family vault at Kineddart kirkyard.”
1 matches

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