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Use in varieties of Scots

cairn Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words13.3 16.7 8.2 0 0 11.2 19.5
Number of occurrences3324 4 0 0 1 4
Number of authors24 17 3 1 3

Occurrences of cairn in Corpus

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Central

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Central, prose
There wis a cairn, the ae side happit in hard s on page 18

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Central - East Central, poetry
siller yirdit whyles Neth the cairn o Norrie's Law. on page 13
e wis a burnt patch aside the cairn, whase stanes were seeminly u on page 78

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Central, prose
eet at Regent Road an raise a cairn tae Democracy on the tap o Ca on page 106

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Central - Dundee, prose
. He had travellit up tae the Cairn o Mount when he met up wi a l on page 17

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Central - New Cumnock, poetry
The meaning o the cairn built at Glenore. on page 21
The meaning o the cairn built at Glenore, on page 22

3 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Central, government
* The Cairn (Cairnryan); on page 30

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Forde, Iain W D The Kirk, The Skuil, The Buik (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2007) Central, prose
owk cam ti think o't as bot a cairn, an ein mensefu cheils spak o on page 25

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Fitt, Matthew Kate O Shanter's Tale: And Other Poems, (Luath 2003 ISBN: 978-1842820285) Central, poetry
mak this cairn o words the better on page 21

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Begg, James A. Lallans 68 - 1841 – The Plouman, (Lallans Magazine 2006) Central, prose
ng, cowpt on its side anent a cairn o field stanes. He checked th on page 17

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Monahan Brown, Ricky Eemis Stane 1 - The Mindin, (Eemis Stane 2022) Central, prose
piled up like a muckle great cairn o humanitie an were cairted a on page 8
livin try tae climb his great cairn o daith, he still has his muc on page 9

2 matches

Eagle, Andy Lallans 67 - Stravaigin the Wab, (Lallans Magazine 2005) Central, prose
peel alang a wee burn north o Cairn Lick thare's a grand view o L on page 65

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Hershaw, William Lallans 59 - A Mass In Scots For Saint Andrae, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Central, prose
Lift a pebble on the cairn on page 97

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Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Central - Edinburgh, blog
ndras Muisic Beuk is a muckle cairn o kirk muisic manuscripts cop
e Carver Choirbeuk, a fouthie cairn o vocal polyphony by Robert C
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Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Central - Linlithgow, prose
geon) and her wee dug Toto (a cairn terrier wi Kezia Dugdale’s
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McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Central - Edinburgh, prose
A cairn noo marks his passing,
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Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Central, blog
the hulltap, solitary, like a cairn. Comin tae the lip o the crai
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Central, newspaper
ishes. In Braemar there’s a cairn tae deid Jacobites, a stane t
Muckle Cairn
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@IshbelMcF tweeted
or walks and she's made a wee cairn outside the… https://t.co/hK(2016) search twitter

Doric

Blackhall, Sheena The Doric Gruffalo's Bairn, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1785300691) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
s a nut that's the heicht o a cairn! on page 24

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Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
It wis on tae the Cairn Gorm chair lift, far Jonsar E
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Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Kieran an Aidan, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
ne awa, then bonny blae hens, Cairn Gorms cryin oot ti me. Come a
e Thon Place. Hine awa ower e Cairn Gorms.
2 matches

Southern

@StuartPoet tweeted
@HurchinHome Carn, cairn? Or barn? Mind you yon wad be(2020) search twitter

Ulster

Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
Cairn-lake: on page 35

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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
A cairn on page 51
Tae tha cairn. on page 53

2 matches

McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
iver tha Tullynagardy Glen an Cairn Wood. Tha Tullynagardy Glen i on page 29

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