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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nodded Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words15 13.7 18.5 37.1 10.3 33.9 0
Number of occurrences2714 7 2 1 3 0
Number of authors16 6 4 2 1 3

Occurrences of nodded in Corpus

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
Matilda nodded but didnae say onythin. on page 186
Matilda nodded. on page 189

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Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
The wee guy nodded and stood there smilin.
Ma da nodded. 'Aye, see whit you mean, Lam
,' says Hammy, and the others nodded.
3 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
I nodded, auld eneuch tae ken
1 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Tasteless, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
A jist nodded in agreement.
1 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
he ither yins and Miss Pullar nodded saying, “Aye, son, you tak
1 matches

Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ht up by Senga’s parents. I nodded, from previous conversations
I nodded.
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
“Aye,” the Tin Man nodded. “Come alang wi us, the mai
1 matches

Crawford, Ross Awa in a Dwam, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
y hauns clasped thegither. It nodded at Ailsa, beckonin fur her ta
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
see ony answer tae it, so he nodded an seethed his wey back intae
fae the muckle coin. The man nodded as he raxed oot his haun tae
2 matches


Harper, Norman Stronach: A Weekly Look at Life in the Fictional North-East Village, (The Press and Journal 2000) Doric, newspaper
Sandy Brose nodded to John the Barman and began
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
rra on Setterday?" Jonsar Eck nodded his heid an says." Oh aye
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
She nodded her heid a little, so I picke
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
The MI5 man nodded. “Churchill wanted them to
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
een an aa! Takkin ma place I nodded some acknowledgments tae the
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
Jessie nodded and said, “Aye mis– I mea
She nodded and led him and his son doon
2 matches


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
I nodded, tryan hard tae picture his p on page 20

1 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
Dumbledore nodded dourly.
1 matches


MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
pple o her eye open; days she nodded, on page 21

1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
ill th eyes appeared, an then nodded. "Eet's nae yis speakin tae e on page 83

1 matches

The Westender Ins and oots, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
s a lot o new folk settlin'"A nodded. "O' a' the places they could
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