A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
naen Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.3 2 0 0 20.6 0 13.1
Number of occurrences62 0 0 2 0 2
Number of authors4 1 2 1

Occurrences of naen in Corpus

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Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
there naen o the wee wirds,
An naen o it maittert,
2 matches


Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
it at wan anidder bit der wir naen o dem silly anyoch ta hae a g on page 23

1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
u’ll nottice, bi da wye, at naen o dis examples, includin da e
1 matches


Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
An aye shed quat an luk whar naen on page 9
Naen the wiser, on page 37

2 matches

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