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Use in varieties of Scots

kirst Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.1 1.1 2.7 0 0 35 0
Number of occurrences51 1 0 0 3 0
Number of authors3 1 1 1

Occurrences of kirst in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
moved dead fast an spelt oot KIRST BEWARE but by that time ah kn on page 107

1 matches


Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
und, by throwin the Laird’s kirst oot the windae.
1 matches


@jamie_ginger tweeted
erent answer than u wanted. “Kirst where do they come from?” An(2019) search twitter
ike floors oot safeway garage kirst. #sillyjamie(2019) search twitter
ditto heni got a thing. Hopin kirst is gane ti do it but a very m(2012) search twitter