A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

knots Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.7 4.4 2.7 0 14.3 0 0
Number of occurrences64 1 0 1 0 0
Number of authors5 3 1 1

Occurrences of knots in Corpus

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Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
in and oot. Ma stomach’s in knots at the thocht o wee bastart c
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Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
ance luiked like great muckle knots.
ites had got themsels tied in knots an, at first, Kat cudna work
2 matches

@Chazzbat tweeted
in the West hud heard o Bantu knots. Ma mither certainly hudnae. (2020) search twitter


Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
ma shooders ache and my back knots up in the same places as at a
1 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
da Dormoose began at a rate o knots; "an der names wis Elsie, Lac on page 26

1 matches

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