A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
naither Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words16.1 25.4 2.6 0 10.3 11.3 0
Number of occurrences2926 1 0 1 1 0
Number of authors13 10 1 1 1

Occurrences of naither in Corpus

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Lallans

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
ne wis brukken. An as I hadna naither mechanic nor passengers wi me on page 11
net. "There is nacbody dounby naither.' on page 40
net wi nae hooses an nae fowk naither. Still an on, he said tae him on page 49
'I coudna tell ye that naither.' on page 54
ed ye nane. But you a need me naither. Tae you, I am jist a tod lik on page 68
Also on pages 77
6 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
Had naither baulm nor hairb fir this disa on page 40

1 matches

Donati, Colin Scots A Statement o Principles, (Scots Parliament 2003 ISBN: 978-1-899920-02-1) Lallans, government
Scots is naither slang nor 'bad English', tho on page 7
currently thole sic ill uiss. Naither shuid Scots, nor speakers o S on page 8

2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
anent spellin in the SSD, an naither the SND or the SSD can be tae
a wabsteed, an A can say that naither the SND nor the RWS nor the R
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
staunin thinkin. A peety, but naither wonder.
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
frae the skuil, an, o veritie naither masell or Rab duin weill. Tho
Naither John na Frizzel wun mukkil ri
whussil ower the lave o’d. Naither Tammas nor Mirren cuid lay ha
, Tammas aye didna lat bug. Naither did he ruff
ot the wesna sicna plenishin. Naither wes the’r a besom. The houf
7 matches

Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ae ony offeecial backin - fae naither the Scottish state nor ony mu
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
aen as threats or a danger an naither is the speakers o thae langua
aen as threats or a danger an naither is the speakers o thae langua
2 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Boswell’s Coort, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
or deid, nor dukes nor gentry naither.
1 matches

Purves, David Lallans 59 - Five Poems frae the Chinese o Po Chu-I, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Selkirk, poetry
Whas herts kens naither joy or dule,
1 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
Naither,” sayed Nusiret in the ilk
naged tae say the richt thing naither. That micht encourage him. Bi
2 matches

Doric

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
in ess affa thing happened - naither bairn nir wumman an es green on page 65

1 matches

Shetland

Tait, John M Lallans 60 - The Three Hooses, (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, weans
oose like thay'd telt him, an naither him nor his bairns ivver gied
1 matches

Southern

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
Whas herts ken naither joy or dule,
1 matches

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