A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

Intro a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z List of texts Statistics Top200 Search Compare


Enter a word to find all occurrences of, for example sonsie

If you haven't found what you're looking for, try this page to search for similar words or alternative spellings.

Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
necessity Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.3 4.9 0 18.6 0 0 0
Number of occurrences65 0 1 0 0 0
Number of authors3 2 1

Occurrences of necessity in Corpus

In order to avoid violating copyright law and abide by 'fair use', only up to the first five occurrences of the search term are displayed for each article.


McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
it aw birlit roun the central necessity o critical thinkin. A've been on page 15
his duin real weel oot o the necessity fer separate forms o wards fe on page 18
micht sey somethin aboot the necessity tae tackle poverty an problem on page 111
ns hae clearer veesions o the necessity fer mair green pouer, Scotlan on page 140

4 matches

Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
the necessity o spikkin a language.
1 matches


Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
d's pairt o modem liveen - a necessity tae me. on page 34

1 matches

Web Analytics