A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
niffer Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.3 3.9 0 0 20.6 0 0
Number of occurrences64 0 0 2 0 0
Number of authors3 2 1

Occurrences of niffer in Corpus

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Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
coin richt intil't wi muckle niffer o sharn an perfume, her pulli
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Shudder at the Niffer, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
Burns's wirds, shudder at the niffer.
ker haes less o a excuise tae niffer thir than a English spaeker h
2 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
oot an yin o thaim begoud tae niffer wi the larry drivers. He cam
1 matches


Irvine, Chloe Untitled Poem, (The Scotsman 2021) Shetland - Whalsay, poetry
If dat wir hit, why du de niffer tyeen whut I mean?
n you caa somewye a 'hol' yur niffer even bun?
2 matches

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