A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nineteen Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words24.5 28.3 26.4 0 20.6 11.3 13.1
Number of occurrences4429 10 0 2 1 2
Number of authors20 11 4 2 1 2

Occurrences of nineteen in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
Eichteen-nineteen: the new romance? Nae lunatic on page 12

2 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
d ye tae multiply fourteen by nineteen . . . Naw, that's too haurd.. on page 67
've jist done, fourteen times nineteen...' on page 68

3 matches

Dareau, Mareau Lallans 59 - The Dictionar o the Aulder Scottis Leid (DOST), (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
p the wark o the dictionar in nineteen auchtie five, thoch he went o on page 59

5 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
she's only aboot eighteen or nineteen but she's got a face lik a pi on page 61
fall intae an droon. Murray's nineteen an he comes fae Govan, an acc on page 75
Chapter Nineteen on page 103
confessed he is gay. Jackson, nineteen, is currently in a relationsh on page 157

4 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
yum, had suits gaein back tae nineteen thirty two! Ah know cause he on page 76

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Ah'm nineteen nou, wi a wean o ma ain, on page 72
An the nineteen staunin stanes, on page 85
'Killed, 4th o October, Nineteen Eichteen' on page 88

3 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
the Eighteen Thirties Tae the Nineteen Thirties an the first thing w
1 matches

Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
an poo'er. E'en Scots, in the nineteen hunert, tastit the cultural m
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
vibrant economic hubs. In the nineteen-hunners a trainline wis plann
1 matches

Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
ed tae fetch them hame in the nineteen sievinties.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e at the Clydeside work-in in nineteen seventy-wan when Jimmy Reid g
1 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ys when they played Glesga in nineteen ninety. That wis follied up w
1 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ye. It must be. The winter ay nineteen ninety two it wis, when she p
d a bit since it was built in nineteen thirty eight. Fae the pavemen
his incarnation ay the pub in nineteen thirty eight. It wis tae repl
ame oer fae County Donegal in nineteen twinty three. Ah’ve witness
4 matches


Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
league title, awa back in nineteen echty fower, Pitsliga winnin
"Oh aye I mind awa back aboot nineteen seventy echt, fin we
2 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
ou will find in my diary that Nineteen Ninety Eight was one of the
bloomin war correspondents in nineteen fifty six." As he made
t wis the back end o the year Nineteen Ninety Three. It hid been a a
ony firewid." It wis the year Nineteen Echty five, an the
4 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
a mine. That’d been back in nineteen fifteen so she kent only ower
1 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
wis the only ticket ah hud in nineteen seventy four) wis doon the st
1 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
itics when we wis lads in the nineteen eighties. Ah mean, niver min
1 matches

@DoricPhrases tweeted
grade fae Harlaw Academy fae nineteen eighty fower, ah wis robbed o(2020) search twitter


Ritch, Paolo A Remembrance Day, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, poetry
Da nineteen hunder gale
1 matches

Sinclair, James Yarnin, (Shetland For Wirds 2001) Shetland, poetry
on a February day in nineteen fifty fower
1 matches


Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
best claumjamfrie o nineteen sieventy-five, on page 47

1 matches


Gibson, Darren Oul money, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
ae oniebodie boarn weel afore nineteen an seiventie yin, oul money i
1 matches

Drennan, William Yin Tae A Hunner, (Ullans Press 2004) Ulster, poetry
There’s nineteen, twonty an mair
1 matches

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