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neen Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words40.1 1 182.2 37.1 0 0 0
Number of occurrences721 69 2 0 0 0
Number of authors12 1 10 1

Occurrences of neen 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.

Lallans

@ionafyfe tweeted
linty weys tae skin a cat and neen o them wrang. Wir aye lairnin(2020) search twitter

Doric

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
He held up is hans. "Ah'm hae neen green. Iv he jist widna craa on page 33
the first place. Ye'd hiv hid neen o at wirry in the caravan." on page 42
bein chiky, Ronnie, bit ye'r neen o at things. Ye'r mair stumpy on page 51
"It's nae neen waar then aa at aul furnitir on page 71

4 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
'Na, na, lass, dinna be neen feart. This is Easter Wik, my on page 8

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
road hame, bit she wis haein neen o't. "Look, Ah'm sorry, Joyci on page 17
wye fae the Toon te Turra an neen o's said a wird." on page 88

2 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
tae e Lord yer God an wirship neen bit him'." on page 10
aun gie een tae e lad att his neen, an onybody att his maet maun on page 84
ship e Lord yer God, an serve neen bit him'. on page 85
e time o Elijah e prophit, an neen o them were healed bar Naaman on page 86
men hid nae richt tae ett it, neen bit e priests hid e richt." A on page 88
Also on pages 90, 92, 95, 98, 106, 108, 109, 110, 115
14 matches

Hardie, Buff Dod 'n' Bunty, (Evening Express 2000) Doric, newspaper
Aye. Mind you, neen o' them his hid tae cope wi'
s o' the booth, but there wis neen.
2 matches

Wheeler, Leslie Brockit, the Ferm Toon Cat, (Grampian Regional Council 2000) Doric, weans
Dons" as the fans cried them. Neen o the loons in Billy's class
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Noo o is day i'm neen ower keen.
Noo this day I'm neen ower fond,
Win dis rise bit neen ower wild,
Heavy day an breath ere's neen,
Dry for the day bit neen ower bricht,
15 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
Nae neen cauld, fine warm an saft,
day. Naething tae fear, nae neen waur than gaun tae the dentis
Anither day at's neen ower braw,
Same in the momin it's neen ower bricht,
work. The heid Gordon wid hae neen o this, he pinted oot
14 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
corn sacks. They'll niver be neen the wiser that we're there.'
Tae neen bit a Horseman.
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
oin; an hooses far bairns hid neen tae bring them up, because th
glaikit fyles, bit hairm tae neen. Bappy wis derk as Kieran wis
2 matches

Hutchison, Pat Sanners Gow's Tales and Folklore of the Buchan - The Clootie Dummmplin!, (Ayton Publishing 2017 ISBN: 978-1910601419) Doric - Banffshire, prose
n kittlin Jocky up. He lookit neen ower pleased aboot it. So Ack
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ther’ ontae her faimily for neen o them hid ivver deen her ony
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
avourite bush. She hoped that neen o the lads saw her but naebod
xamined for bullet wounds but neen wiz found, so they’d been r
2 matches

Hutchison, Pat Tarrarra boomby ae, This is my dying day, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
r rifle butt then it widna be neen worse than a kick in the cods
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
wiz takin it richt reason or neen. Mary hid made a grab for it
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
The cook tellt her there was neen of the family in residence at
Jessie wiz neen worried aboot getting the coa
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
Neen ava Jeemmie,” quo his mithe
1 matches

@beast_afc tweeted
at snake wid end up. U wid be neen the wiser. Ta for liftin the (2020) search twitter
loughed through em next time. Neen oh that shote(2020) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
o' Jessie's remedies, a walk! Neen helped. suggestions?(2016) search twitter

Orkney

Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
n skailed hid oot, an thinkin neen at hid.
h o' them no been banks-wint, neen ether wid hae been ebble tae
2 matches

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