A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

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naewhere Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words16.1 22.5 7.9 0 0 22.6 6.5
Number of occurrences2923 3 0 0 2 1
Number of authors12 7 3 1 1

Occurrences of naewhere in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
that's happened. Then, ootae naewhere Craig jumps up. As if he wis on page 76
h, oor midfield dynamo, ootae naewhere bursts straight through oan g on page 105
side. This boay comes oot fae naewhere chargin past me and he hud th on page 121
n a gust ae wind comes oot ae naewhere and blows an empty coke boatt on page 153
art lastin, though. Cos ootae naewhere ah feel someboady's grubby pa on page 168
Also on pages 174, 187, 189, 197
9 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ig ma da, Cause yi'll be gaun naewhere. on page 162
think your gaun, ma ma said, Naewhere, ah said, Ah forgot we had na on page 165

3 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
that cam intae his heid oot o naewhere: on page 34

1 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
He wiz naewhere tae be seen. He wisnae on Lex
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Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
n a wee place in the middle o naewhere cawed Kittlerumpit.
1 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
Wkds. Thurr maws came oot eh naewhere and ragdolled them aboot the
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
it when McDade rushes in fae naewhere an digs him in the jaw.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
es!’ Ged sais, appearin fae naewhere, pickin the bastart up an roc
1 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
d somewhere, fuckin middle ay naewhere; aw moorland an atmospheric,
er insignificant, gaun-fuckin-naewhere flicker ay a life, extinguish
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part one of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
know he’s in there. He’s naewhere else tae be at ten tae ten oa
1 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
bloody chance! ‘Ah’m gaun naewhere!’ ah told them. Ma Jeanie a
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@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
uieter? This in the middle of naewhere living is doing ma heid in an(2020) search twitter


Kerr, Oliwia, Sarah and Amber Fiona and the Ring, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
rkle and, a o a sudden, oot o naewhere, a wee puppy appeared.
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Rebecca, Casey and Stephen The Baby Dragon, the Wolves and the Lassies, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
Tricky Trixie appeared oot o naewhere, though really she had been w
1 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
This wis gaein’ naewhere, lik’ maist o’ oor conver
1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
aboot fur thum, but they were naewhere tae b' seen-everythin seemed on page 32
funnd that hur shooders were naewhere tae b' funnd: aw she could se on page 50

2 matches


Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Fae there tae naewhere on page 52

1 matches

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