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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nieve Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.1 5.9 5.3 0 0 0 19.6
Number of occurrences116 2 0 0 0 3
Number of authors10 5 2 3

Occurrences of nieve in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
s!' he skraiched, shakkin his nieve at them as they vainished int on page 76

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
And wi her nieve, she punched the waw. on page 6

1 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
ise up an shak a great muckle nieve at the warld, and a deal mair on page 75

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Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
pound coin an coppers in his nieve, "Aa A'v got, freend." He sta
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Durie, Nick The Best o the Baith o Thaim, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
traditions for tae set oot a nieve o ignorance, ill-willy greed
d nae knickers pairties for a nieve o reactionary Tory voters tha
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Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
'Jist be gled it's nae ma nieve Ah'm pluntin in yer face!' ro on page 8

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
as the belly duncer steekit a nieve, smackit him richt in the ee on page 16

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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Oot o a nieve o leevin roak, on page 52

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Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Wi nieve that niver shakes on page 34

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Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
faa’en leaves — an in his nieve wus an oul, shrivel’t rotte
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