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kist Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words42.3 45.1 46.3 0 0 81.6 20.5
Number of occurrences6841 17 0 0 7 3
Number of authors28 16 7 5 1

Occurrences of kist in Corpus

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Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
kiverin wi breuken shield his kist's remains, on page 37

1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
'Yon is jist the kist. Your sheep is inby.' on page 14
'The braw thing wi yon kist ye gied me is that it can be on page 16
he raison I hae bocht mysel a kist o pents an a wheen pincils. I on page 20
hae your sheep. An I hae the kist for the sheep. An I hae the m on page 84

4 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
ries grew, o an iron lid, O a kist ... but few wad ask, on page 13
ast Tammie's banes ... ti the kist, o! on page 16

2 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
he kitchen but she kept a wee kist in the oothoose which she bro on page 13
e serve as chairs and a third kist atween them fur a table. on page 183

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
A wheezin kist o whistles dis it's best, on page 41

1 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
time wi a tuim rattle in yer kist on page 125

1 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
o yew that wis nailed tae the kist
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
on's anither nail in the deid-kist o the mither tung. Whit's e'e
1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
bmissions acknawledged the “Kist” materials wrocht by
tion o Scots. The Elphinstane Kist is pit forrit as an example21
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
e got my guid-anes oot o' the kist, an' darned a wee hole in the
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
ndoun happienes, spreidit hiz kist wi a secht o fu pleisur, an l
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
t an Tammas ratrettit, wi hiz kist bein dumpit ti the stot o the
1 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
mehou cleekit oot o a treisur kist afore the hale leid sank inta
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
d abuin, the Pechts gied us a kist o riches in terms o archeolog
m ar the sneckit lock on this kist. Unsneck it, open it up an ta
2 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
nairae hole tae the tap o the kist, smash in the wid an bung a n
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
a sledgehammer, its ance braw kist o marble nou duntit permanent
1 matches

Hodgart, John Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit, (The National 2021) Lallans - North Ayrshire, newspaper
Robbie Robertson’s great “Kist” project, or ran (an still
Dictionaries material or The Kist teachin pack, noo available o
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ock magistrate for pauchlin a kist o tea that haed juist been lo
ge o tea, for it wis the best kist in the ship; sae ye maun gang
2 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
wi a muckle kist that micht hae saired
ill-shapit, wi a muckle kist.
2 matches

Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
y teacher in the land – The Kist – a braw literary treisur t
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ng mistress has gotten doon a kist o musick, last week, frae Lun
1 matches

@LairnScots tweeted
klore website, a wee treasure kist o riches: https://t.co/WouFmp (2021) twitter link
s' resource. Here the lairnin kist, wi downloadable wirksheets, (2021) twitter link
's awbody's favourite... 'The Kist'. Downloadable texts and work (2021) twitter link
The Kist: https://t.co/sJKJtMaZXz http (2020) twitter link
teachin #Scots. First up, The Kist - a collection o Scots poetr (2020) twitter link
and 5 other occurrences.


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
tin the lid on the aul widden kist aat's stannin against the waa on page 79

1 matches

Wheeler, Leslie Brockit, the Ferm Toon Cat, (Grampian Regional Council 2000) Doric, weans
here wis the cat ahin an auld kist an the mither cat noo hid fiv
1 matches

Elphinstone Institute Aiberdeenshire Cooncil – Scots Leid Guidelines, (Aberdeenshire Council 2017) Doric, government
nership wi Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches tae gie oor skweels
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
ble, far he unlockit the corn kist wi the key entrusted tae him
h tae choose ain, a stoot aik kist. Sam Mathers the jyner wis st
t, teetin ower the side o the kist tae luik doon on the face o t
She booed ower the side o the kist an touched his broo wi her li
4 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
t the Sisters an sortit oot a kist, an signed the richt papers,
photies lay at the fit o her kist. Ane wis a theatre poster, sh
2 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
sts or disnae exist in the ae kist at the ae time – it depends
micht try tae keik intae the kist afore they gie oot onie mair
or sweirt tae keik intae the kist?
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
diggin the grun. There wiz a kist at the side o the bed for her
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
t, on tap o Granny Riddle’s kist, far they shone like wee sunb
kist. His da hid gaen him a meccan
upstairs an cairriet doon his kist o nuts an
3 matches

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
Scweel jannie's neuk is aye a kist o riches o Scots. https://t.c (2020) twitter link


Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
On the corn kist I sit, an watch them feed, on page 26
they fin in ilka 'Kist o' Wurds'. on page 32

2 matches

Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
lot mair in than ye can in a kist. on page 142

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Kist on page 181

2 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
The Sound of our Voices, The Kist (an Chiste), Markings, Sunflo
1 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
But here, ma kist is batherin me again!
1 matches


Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
oted hame an broucht a muckle kist back wi him, an he put aa tha on page 14
n haun cud hae gaithered this kist on page 21

3 matches

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