A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
newborn Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.3 2 5.3 18.6 10.3 0 0
Number of occurrences62 2 1 1 0 0
Number of authors6 2 2 1 1

Occurrences of newborn in Corpus

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Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
But the youngest, newborn, een sae bricht on page 88

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ked at us. Ah've never seen a newborn baby afore and ah thought the
1 matches


Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
the byre she tuik tent o the newborn calfies, learnin them tae soo
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
She pits a silver penny in newborn babies’ prams. 50p if she l
1 matches


Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
A craitur newborn tae this life on page 19

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