A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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kirsty Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words85.3 101.3 119.8 0 0 11.7 0
Number of occurrences13792 44 0 0 1 0
Number of authors11 8 2 1

Occurrences of kirsty in Corpus

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Lallans

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
Kirsty, an ah walked doon tae the fr on page 15
unnae you help me wi ma words Kirsty, she said. Naw, ah said, Ah'm on page 19
Kirsty, ma ma said, Yir teacher wid on page 20
me an rolt her eyes an said, Kirsty you're sooo never comin tae a on page 22
hin, said Charlene, Won't she Kirsty. Emm aye, ah said, even thoug on page 23
Also on pages 25, 27, 30, 35, 36, 37, 39, 41, 42, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 52, 54, 57, 59, 62, 63, , 68, 71, 72, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, 85, 87, 94, 97, 98, 104, 107, 111, 112, 113, 114, 116, 120, 123, 128, 129, 137, 144, 150, 154, 156
77 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Mumbo Jumbo, (Litro magazine 2006) Lallans, prose
aunny you help me wi ma words Kirsty, she said. Naw, ah said, Ah
Kirsty, ma ma said, Yir teacher wid
say. Then finally ma ma said, Kirsty how dae you feel aboot aw thi
3 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2020) Lallans, prose
rpreet said, It’s your turn Kirsty, an ah walked doon tae the fr
1 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
Aye, ah said, Easier fur who. Kirsty whit’s she ever done tae yo
after that an said, Fine then Kirsty ah’ll no tell yi anythin ab
2 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
d at me an then she said, Naw Kirsty you’re right man, she said,
aid, D’yi no wit her job is Kirsty. Ah said, Wit. She said, She
sometimes. Well ah’m sorry Kirsty, she said, But ah happen tae
3 matches

Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
his birra. ‘Ah’d miss wee Kirsty but. She can relocate me any
1 matches

@jack_capener tweeted
liticians takkin tent o Scots Kirsty, it means awffie muckle tae u(2018) search twitter

@mcfarlane_irene tweeted
ommie @WeeMowdie Guid oan ye, Kirsty's Bairn! There's a gey wheen (2019) search twitter

@fairpechtoot tweeted
@KCrommie Ah'll see ye there Kirsty!(2019) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
Kirsty fae @intofilm_scot giein us a (2019) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted
ots There's a wheen oot there Kirsty ??(2020) search twitter

Doric

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
Kirsty Ann hid a dall, a cooker, a w
maun hae bin hunners. Whyles, Kirsty Ann hid a rinny snoot, an fin
n on wad ging the jammies, an Kirsty Ann wad treetle back tae bed.
ae bed. Bit if truth be tell, Kirsty Ann wisna nae weel ava. Ye se
he pynt o his neb, an he telt Kirsty Ann jokes. He wore tweed jaik
43 matches

@FaeFoggie tweeted
entaxi1 @KirstySNP I div like Kirsty. She kens fits fit.(2019) search twitter

Southern

@jamie_ginger tweeted
ll_hibees Haha. Ee soond like kirsty(2018) search twitter