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kiss Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words26.8 34.1 19.1 35.2 0 35 6.8
Number of occurrences4331 7 1 0 3 1
Number of authors25 17 3 1 3 1

Occurrences of kiss in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
And aw lined up tae kiss Snaw-White. on page 28

1 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
e wuidit brou He came as ti a kiss; on page 20
s that didna aften lauch, nor kiss, but girned muckle; teeth sta on page 76

2 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
rches oor tae gee Craig a big kiss oan the lips. on page 77
But as ah go tae gee her a kiss she stoaps me in ma tracks. " on page 84

3 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
n a muckle great cuddle and a kiss. on page 220

1 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
an plant a kiss fae me on page 5
Satan's kiss... on page 18
aboot kiss an tell. on page 38
Eh kiss ir on thi forehead jist afore on page 54
Ed kiss ir any-whar on page 55

6 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
e, ah said. What's it like to kiss a boy. Harpreet, ah said, Did on page 74

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
All kneel and kiss St Beck's big Tae, 'Thenk God on page 43

1 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
I hae for ye mistress and tae kiss the strands o yer clean gleam on page x
But only for thae wans that kiss and cluck. on page 71
Wi a Judas quantum kiss o now and yet mey come tae be on page 73
an aipple priced heich at yin kiss. on page 155

4 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
But a kiss o ma true love
1 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
“Dae ah no get a kiss?” She smiylt. She has anoth
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
round Boabby and plants a big kiss on each cheek.
1 matches

Cunningham, Liam Tam, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, prose
rry fir bein late n give ir a kiss oan the cheek. Bit she jist s
1 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
hus a chance he gits a Glesga kiss right oan the coopin. Efter t
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
in a muckle communal "French" kiss.Aw languages is like a rugby
es the creenge apply tae thon kiss an aw?
2 matches

Penny, Len Toast Tae The Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
te the cold for a bosie and a kiss
1 matches

@LairnScots tweeted
his week? Listen tae 'Ae Fond Kiss' here: https://t.co/G8nxsiR66 (2019) twitter link

@Sinethugcat tweeted
You can kiss goodbye tae indy and women's (2021) twitter link

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
f tae bed wae a wee goodnight kiss - she got upset earlier at t (2021) twitter link
there afore a cood blaw him a kiss lol (2020) twitter link


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
t yer heid atween yer legs an kiss yerer-" on page 42

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
n as he waatched the Jeweller kiss Joyce on the chik an syne spr on page 15
ins doon ma chik as Ah drap a kiss on yer sleepin face. "An Ah'l on page 23

2 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
e hairs o her heid. Ye didna kiss ma, bit fae e meenit A cam in on page 92
cam up tae Jesus an made tae kiss him, bit Jesus says till him, on page 117

3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
tribbles are ower wi. Ye maun kiss his broo, an pye yer respecks
1 matches


Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
ley on the cheek an tried tae kiss Dudley goodbye but missed bek
1 matches


Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
'the kiss one lover gives to another on page 37

1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
id th King: "ho'e'er, eet can kiss ma haun if eet likes." on page 83

1 matches

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
lace, Coventry! Bend over and kiss yer arsehole guidbye...(2020) search twitter


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
the King. "Hooiniver, it can kiss mae haun, if it liks." on page 85

1 matches

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