A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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knowledge Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words31.1 34.1 21.8 35.2 0 69.9 27.3
Number of occurrences5031 8 1 0 6 4
Number of authors28 15 6 1 3 3

Occurrences of knowledge in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ile fact ae life offers is ma knowledge that it's jist the wey hings on page 60
brushed up oan their general knowledge. As if there wis a million qu on page 67
h. And he also hud a detailed knowledge ae the gid auld days here in on page 86
d and a relentless thirst fur knowledge. But, listen, who the fuck ke on page 93
seems tae appreciate Craig's knowledge ae the film. on page 101

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Anderson, Elizabeth Lallans 59 - OBITUARY : ALISTAIR TAYLOR 1928 - 2001, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
ther afield - furthering his knowledge. Forby aa this, Alistair wis on page 4

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
The knowledge they hud sae painfully won, on page 27

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Donati, Colin Scots A Statement o Principles, (Scots Parliament 2003 ISBN: 978-1-899920-02-1) Lallans, government
4. A knowledge o Scots is vital tae a knowle on page 4
4. A knowledge o Scots is vital tae a knowle on page 9
lobal an local, that threaten knowledge, culture an social justice th on page 17
A knowledge o Scotsis vital tae a knowled on page 21

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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
the same. Thys comethe to my knowledge, besyds the comon reporte, by
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Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
can the same be said for oor knowledge o oor culture? Ah'd say mibbe
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Dornan, Stephen The Widenin Sheuch, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
us o 2011 that they hae "some knowledge of Ulster-Scots"; hooaniver,
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McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017 ISBN: 978-0995623866) Lallans - Glesga, prose
mah heid, right, then deny aw knowledge ae it. Hings like that. He’
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Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
oyin his position ay superior knowledge fur wance.
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McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
, wisni above invention, when knowledge failed! A mind when a former
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McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
ae the licht o’ skill an’ knowledge. Like the time A wis tryin’
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Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
ure and help to promote … a knowledge of Scotland and the histories
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Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
endlesslie entertained by new knowledge. The kind o lassie Allan like
The furst flickerin flames o knowledge were lattin themsels on tae t
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@Chazzbat tweeted
50 year tae accumulate aa ma knowledge. #AuldGit(2020) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
sten tae it again an test yer knowledge o it: https://t.co/fWTK1By4RM (2020) twitter link
Queen o Scots, an assess yer knowledge o the Scots leid, wi yin o oo (2020) twitter link
Test yer knowledge o Burns' 'Tam O'Shanter' and (2018) twitter link
bairns', weans', or lairners' knowledge o Scots? #ScotsEdu #Scots @Cl (2018) twitter link

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
ian_Pacey m8 u ken a have the knowledge of the grassroots stuff n eer (2020) twitter link
er awe a do hae a mountain oh knowledge aboot the grassroots game! (2021) twitter link


Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
ers! Ye've teen awa e kaiys o knowledge. Ye wadna gyang im yersels an on page 101

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Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
id been killed an wi nae mair knowledge than that it wiz for the best
among the fisher fowk for her knowledge o ‘The Blaick Airts’ an h
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Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
fe imagined hersel using that knowledge o the Black Airts, until this
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@FaeFoggie tweeted
aberdeentaxi1 Fae fit minimal knowledge I hae. Buttery in i Shire. Ro(2019) search twitter

@beast_afc tweeted
ye got. ????. Quines chat an knowledge wiznae up tae scratch we fit (2020) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
@TyroneSTV Yer full o knowledge you laddie, stating the obvio(2017) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
pen o’ gold” (even a little knowledge of a trade is worth a great d (2020) twitter link


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
s is whar he cam unstuck, his knowledge let him doon, on page 97

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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
h Conqueror." (For, wi aw hur knowledge o history, Ahlice hed nae rea on page 21
knowledge. "Jist hink whit work eet wou on page 59

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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
knowledge; aa thaim ferms ir nou pairt
ir laddies, tae the best o ma knowledge, wrocht aa
tae the best o ma knowledge, bade wi Nellie an hir muther
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@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
nfluenced me with their Scots knowledge tae empower me intae ma true (2020) search twitter


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
gled tae git an opportunity | knowledge. "Jest think o the job it wud on page 59

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Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
D. (a mountain doctor) with a knowledge and faith in poultices and un on page 46

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Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Yit wi'oot haes skill an' knowledge, on page 9
Uses the knowledge gained, no for peaceful ends. on page 37

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