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
neebour Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words17.3 7.8 47.5 18.6 0 11.3 19.6
Number of occurrences318 18 1 0 1 3
Number of authors14 7 4 1 1 1

Occurrences of neebour 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.


Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
aa verra weill, but hear me, neebour, on page 31

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
biggin wis separated fae its neebour by a bittie gairden, It wis a on page 86

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
wastin awa because his neebour's goat produces mair milk tha on page 108

1 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
That's aw exceptit ma neebour Paddy Devine on page 123

1 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
g up wi Agnes, oor doonstairs neebour. We lived in the Tenement at
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ncil hoose. A “concerned” neebour had reportit her tae the S.S.
1 matches

@billykayscot tweeted
eglen Ye need tae talk tae ma neebour!(2020) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
d loose in ma street. Then ma neebour's car coughed intae life an t(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
an him rattlin yer neestdoor neebour's heidboard like a sailor oan on page 16
didna saften. She gaed fir a neebour fa kent aboot birthin bairns, on page 67

2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
, bitin her boddom lip as her neebour's voice broke inte'r thochts. on page 29
led back, thinkin aat oor new neebour wis really bonnie - like a f on page 63

4 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
things up Auld Eck went tae a neebour an got a len o
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
Fin he got in the door their neebour wiz in comfortin his wife. Hi
aft knock at the door and her neebour askin tae come in. Lizzie sto
izzie wiz tempted tae let her neebour in for they were gweed freens
even mair desperate. Then her neebour started on the shutters tryin
st felt fin she’d heard her neebour clawin at the doors and shutt
9 matches

@DoricPhrases tweeted
king tae scare ma cushie-doos neebour! https://t.co/zmpW95S0aj(2018) search twitter
Aat’s Christmas!! The neebour owl is gettin riggit hine tae(2018) search twitter


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
tot or heifer noo can on your neebour stray, on page 87

1 matches


Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
maybe a neebour fetched them; on page 158

1 matches


Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
That nicht, aboot midnicht, a neebour heard a quare gulder fae tha on page 14

3 matches

Web Analytics