A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

kists Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.8 11 5.4 0 0 11.7 40.9
Number of occurrences1910 2 0 0 1 6
Number of authors10 6 1 1 2

Occurrences of kists in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
kenna hou tae see sheep throu kists. Aiblins I am a bittie like t on page 21

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
room were twa upturnt widden kists tae serve as chairs and a thi on page 183

1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
kists. John cuid sei the Crowner ra
einit an we’r cairriein the kists o Bank o Ingland notts
hit John didna ken wes at the kists
iments, als rypin hiz treisur kists.
4 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
imilies stertit biggin muckle kists wrocht o iron ower the fresh
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
biggin their muckle pyramidal kists, drawin their pouer fae the f
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
words in balloons an dialogue kists eikin tae the narrative. The
1 matches

Purves, David Lallans 59 - Five Poems frae the Chinese o Po Chu-I, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Selkirk, poetry
at the boddom o kists an presses.
1 matches


Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
ach jyner hid ay a twa, three kists at the back o mhis shoppie, f
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
It's cauld as the auncient kists that lie in the Machar kirkya
1 matches


Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
were their guest wad shaw ye kists on page 142

1 matches


Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Wi buggies, deck-chairs, kists o food on page 30
bein cleeked in kists; on page 59

3 matches

Dornan, Stephen Ding Doon tha Mairch Dikes, (Modern Poetry Translation 2019) Ulster - Comber, poetry
bein cleeked in kists;
bein cleeked in kists:
2 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Quhan kists o whussles thunnered strang
1 matches

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