A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

knot Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.7 4.4 5.4 0 42.9 23.3 20.5
Number of occurrences144 2 0 3 2 3
Number of authors8 3 1 1 1 2

Occurrences of knot in Corpus

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Robertson, James The Mannie, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
n ma wey. Jist for a second a knot wis in her thrapple. Syne she on page 12

1 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
thi knot got tighter, as thi Scots on page 42
tether yir haed in a knot. on page 111

2 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ur a pish but ah’m keepin a knot in it. Ah’m fucked if ah’
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
the michty Robbie es the wee knot o aspirin screivers' lachter on page 8
Sandy leuch an ruggit it the knot oan is tie. "He's a bigsy bug on page 33

2 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
"A knot!" said Alice, aye ready ta ma on page 26

3 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
"A knot!" said Ahlice, ay ready tae m on page 30
e twist eet up intae a sort o knot, an then keep tight haud o ee on page 60

2 matches


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
"A knot!" said Alice, aye makin hirse on page 31
ae twist it intae a soart o a knot, an thin keep a tight houl o on page 61

2 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
ohn’s box, tha glentin wuid knot slowly apent an a sleekit, wa
1 matches

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