A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nellie Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words17.8 2 47.5 18.6 0 124.2 0
Number of occurrences322 18 1 0 11 0
Number of authors4 1 1 1 1

Occurrences of nellie in Corpus

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Lehane, Matt Mouse Eat Mouse World, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
Nellie- lovely Nellie
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
. She bides Ower the road fae Nellie an Alec." on page 22
hans. "Aa Maisie said wis at Nellie hid hid an affa aifterneen: f on page 23
ddit. "Ah'm jist winnerin fit Nellie'll bi deein wi's bools." on page 24
inking of you oan the front. "Nellie" ll like ess, she luvs er flo on page 25
"Nellie. She wis phonin te thunk ye f on page 26
Also on pages 27, 87
18 matches


Mainland, Marlene Home Truths, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
That's Nellie the tinkler wae haar pack
1 matches


Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
best o ma knowledge, bade wi Nellie an hir muther, auld Mag Scott
n’. Masel, A kent Nellie Govenlock gey weil an affen e
k aa owre, hat an shuin ana). Nellie weirit derk tintit
kenna whan shei deyd. Shei an Nellie hed ae
nie ither, hed tae gie Mag an Nellie ae heize i
11 matches

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