A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

kite Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.5 3.3 19.1 35.2 14.3 0 0
Number of occurrences123 7 1 1 0 0
Number of authors6 2 2 1 1

Occurrences of kite in Corpus

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
ddin, and he wis as high as a kite thon nicht. He sat doon in hi on page 44

1 matches

@mcfarlane_irene tweeted
The Kite Runner (kite - the Scots ward ma father y(2018) search twitter


Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
s by aa mindin, as heich as a kite at the thocht o flittin the n
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
gmaleerie. Whigmaleerie wis a kite, a muckle fite paper kite wi
, a muckle fite paper kite wi orange ribbons an
the kite, fleein abeen him, deistin hi
h a testy lauch . He pued the kite doon frae the
Whigmaleerie the kite, wi his tail tied tae a tree,
5 matches

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
s Ah, for me a gled is a reid kite. Afttimes wunnered aboot e na (2020) twitter link


@peediepuss tweeted
2222 @marcesherwood Juv Black Kite I think (2020) twitter link


@helenmoncrieff tweeted
ot fearin my dog turns into a kite. https://t.co/drOw2Cbg5q(2019) search twitter