A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nae-weel Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words2.8 0 13.2 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences50 5 0 0 0 0
Number of authors2 2

Occurrences of nae-weel in Corpus

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Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
takkin refuge in it. Be it a nae-weel hen sleepin in the bath, or a
(fit we aften uise tae revive nae-weel hens), an drink watter throu
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
wee bit o tribble. She wis AY nae-weel. Her mam cudna mind the numme
“Dearie me, Kirsty Ann’s nae-weel again,” he’d ay say. “W
d? She sterted tae feel richt nae-weel. There wis nae sign o plooks
3 matches

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