A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nib Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words2.8 1 10.6 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences51 4 0 0 0 0
Number of authors2 1 1

Occurrences of nib in Corpus

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Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
wee notepad oot an licked the nib ay a pencil he wis haudin an
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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
the mairt." Davie turnt up is nib. "TImaagine the stink!" . on page 29
e the coal fire, turnin up is nib in disgust es Ronnie laid oot on page 54
the cunnles. "She's te hae er nib in aathin." on page 60
ingin fae the eyn o'is marled nib. on page 76

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