A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

known Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words13.1 15.4 10.9 0 14.3 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences2114 4 0 1 1 1
Number of authors16 11 2 1 1 1

Occurrences of known in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
'Is known to visit these our Scottish s on page 30

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ed Leith. A place that wisnae known fur it's vibrant art scene or on page 85

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
s on thir heids an they widda known that if they paid any attenti on page 18

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
The earliest known record we hae o man; on page 140

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Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
es they'd huv never otherwise known. on page 37

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Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
‘Might a known,’ says John. ‘These guys
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
Dual citizenship (also known as dual nationality) is allow
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Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Christ-sake Tam, ye must’ve known he’d be back at some point.
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Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
n alcohol makes its influence known. There’s three generations
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Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
is mind, ah kin tell. Ah’ve known the auld bugger fur too long.
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Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s talkin aboot. It’s a well known, seldom spoken ay phenomena w
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McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
itual leader an’ colleague, known tae me as St Maux. She sugges
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@kennethbryce184 tweeted
up the good work - ps if ad known there wis a wee game oh fitba (2021) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted
ll, one of the best I've ever known. A richt wee star we should a(2020) search twitter


Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
mongst the tabbies. Nae a man known for missing opportunities, I
fyowe weeks I got ivery test known tae man. I wiz oot an in the
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Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
m soon aifter and naebody hid known if she’d died by fair means
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@_DawnLeslie tweeted
ianilbury @mayhplumb @tyslobe Known in Scotland as ‘skooshy crea(2020) search twitter


@RedValkyrie84 tweeted
n whar I am now but is better known in Shetland whar I’m fae. (2018) twitter link


Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
'if I had known tonight what I did see, on page 52

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Gibson, Darren Oul money, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
it, fer thur wus half a penny known as a ha’penny and finally h
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