A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

knowes Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.8 1.1 2.7 0 14.3 58.3 20.5
Number of occurrences111 1 0 1 5 3
Number of authors9 1 1 1 4 2

Occurrences of knowes in Corpus

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@billykayscot tweeted
broom, the broom o the cowden knowes/ Fain wad I be in ma ain coun(2020) search twitter


Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
he elephant God, heich in the knowes o the tea kintra, an the twa
1 matches


@shaetlan_rose tweeted
eatures, who live in ‘trowie knowes’ (hill mounds) and only came(2019) search twitter


Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
amangst the whinny knowes. on page 16

1 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Up an ower the heathery knowes
1 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
an see afore me nocht but knowes an tombs.
The knowes til the North an South ir fou
2 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
Lumner Knowes. A yaised tae gan roon the hi
1 matches


Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Ayont tha knowes
Ahint tha halie knowes
2 matches

@the_gellick tweeted
affic Caa the yowes tae Sandy Knowes. (2014) twitter link

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