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knaw Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.5 7.7 0 0 0 0 34.1
Number of occurrences127 0 0 0 0 5
Number of authors4 3 1

Occurrences of knaw in Corpus

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Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
oan knawledge, but can niver knaw, on page 13
that kensna yap; the seelent knaw!' on page 25

2 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ys gonnae find a new cock tae knaw oan. So why the fuck should y on page 66

1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
r infurmautioun, bot ye winna knaw
racord isna kent ti me, tho A knaw at he hed a histore o inanimi
ti Tornes. Puir Tammas didna knaw at he hed g’nappit aff
“A suppone ye winna knaw onie o ma neiger maisik?”
4 matches


Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
niver knaw whut ye may fin. on page 13
future mair thaun ye wull knaw. on page 14
bot niver knaw on page 24
An hame ye'll niver knaw on page 25
yin thing A knaw In clouded thought on page 48

5 matches

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