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Use in varieties of Scots

yairn Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.5 10.4 2.1 0 0 0 24.4
Number of occurrences2115 1 0 0 0 5
Number of authors7 3 1 3

Occurrences of yairn in Corpus

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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Central - Prestwick, newspaper
co weill-named forby). It's a yairn at cums fu-ceirkil in a pleas on page 5

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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 67 - Reviews, (Lallans Magazine 2005) Central - Prestwick, prose
rrel him?). Mebbe the brawest yairn o thaim aw is aboot Scott's m on page 116

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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 73 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Central - Prestwick, prose
e Connor gies us a guid short yairn i the mock-heroic fasson; Ste on page 9

1 matches

Watt, George T. Lallans 73 - Wir we that young!, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Central, poetry
We didna jalouse fan thi yairn was cut, on page 48

1 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 73 - reviews, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Central - Prestwick, prose
n' material is the sae-cawed 'Yairn o the Ten Deames' frae Chapte on page 136
guiltie man is hangit, an the yairn winds up in a richt-like wey on page 138
s his mind. Hogg tichtens the yairn whan, towarts its enn, it lui on page 139
in notts gies us anither braw yairn, aboot the ceircumstaunces o on page 140
is an unco-like but ferliefu yairn aboot an evendoun wumman-hate on page 142

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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 82 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2013) Central - Prestwick, prose
les P. Connor gies us a fykie yairn o the supernaitral, complete on page 7

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@ricky_ballboy tweeted
ppy tae hae a wee speculative yairn in the braid #Scots leid be a (2020) twitter link


TheChielMeister Ah'm e chiel (sae dinna fash), (youtube.com 2011) Doric, poetry
h thowcht ah'd spin ye ae wee yairn o ma lest wee duander aboot
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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Collogued wi crack an yairn. on page 10

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McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
raft car-pairk. A wus haein a yairn wi him no sae lang bak, an he on page 8

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Crozier, Ian Recomendations fer an Ulster-Scots plen fer oor leid, heirskeip an’ culture, (communities-ni.gov.uk 2022) Ulster, government
bit gies a wie tae tell this yairn tae on page 21
h o' Airlan parish tellin the yairn o' Rev. John Livingston, an e on page 46
e o' the UlsterScots leid fer yairn tellin', fer modairn issues, on page 54

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