A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nestie Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words2.8 3.9 2.6 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences54 1 0 0 0 0
Number of authors4 3 1

Occurrences of nestie in Corpus

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Lallans

Travers, Martin A Nappie Lassie Blethers tae a Fritter, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, script
ang slochie slug ae a laud. A nestie piece ae wirk aw the gither. on page 3

1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
tirned a verra nestie mustart yella cullour. The Ri
1 matches

@iainnicol tweeted
airjegray It is acaus they is nestie, nestie, fowk.(2020) search twitter

Doric

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
"Nestie vratch," quo Jed. Nava gaed o
1 matches

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