A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nipped Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.9 4.9 23.8 0 0 22.6 0
Number of occurrences165 9 0 0 2 0
Number of authors11 4 6 1

Occurrences of nipped in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ey should tell the world ah'd nipped roond tae ma sister-in-law's on page 56

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
id, Whit. She said, Who've yi nipped. Ah said, Naebdy. She said, S on page 73

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Logan, Kirsty Lego, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
l look mare like hame. Ma dad nipped tae the wee shop across the r
1 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
should tell the world ah’d nipped roond tae ma sister in laws t
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@kennethbryce184 tweeted
e bed warmed up hunni - so a nipped thru sharpish lol (2020) twitter link


Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
ls he hid forgot, bit he jist nipped up the road for em, he wis st
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Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
nny said een day aifter I’d nipped oot tae tak the wheelie bin i
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@FaeFoggie tweeted
Jist nipped oot fae i weddin and found a (2019) search twitter

@cligeey tweeted
an aul phone loaded the toast nipped oot to put screenwash in car (2020) search twitter
n Wis it Johnny Raminski that nipped across there somehow(2020) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
7! Nae doobt will get ma lugs nipped fan I finally stagger in bit (2018) search twitter

@Manuforti1968 tweeted
@alfordbrad Hope ye nipped in for coo fae e' Forest Fair(2020) search twitter
@polscotdogs I hope she nipped their erses. Well done ????(2020) search twitter
@polscotdogs Hope he nipped their erses!(2020) search twitter


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
"Wake up, Dormoose!" An they nipped eet oan baith sides at yince. on page 71
din fur a doze; but, oan bein nipped b' th Hatter, eet woke up agi on page 74

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