A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
ner Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words26.7 1 0 0 20.6 0 293.8
Number of occurrences481 0 0 2 0 45
Number of authors5 1 1 3

Occurrences of ner in Corpus

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Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Lallans, government
y warks. Lare never devals an ner shuid it. on page 7

1 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
sure ta be da werr o it, shöner or later. on page 13
Hit did dat, an far shöner as shö lippened: afore shö on page 34

2 matches


Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
n eftèr me that ïs michtier ner me. A'm no fït tae cairrie h on page 3
s awa, no tha weeest lettèr, ner even tha weeest stroke o a pe on page 5
yer 'Na', 'Na'; oniethin mair ner thïs cums frae tha wïckit y on page 6
ïn heiven, whar nether moth ner roost can desthroy, ner thief on page 7
k alang onie gowld or siller, ner e'en a copper ïn yer girthpo on page 9

43 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
e mony's the time yae wil wun'ner, on page 48

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Na laugh ner smile juist grimace wrat, on page 37

1 matches

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