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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
noddit Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words45.7 27.3 132 0 10.3 33.9 0
Number of occurrences8228 50 0 1 3 0
Number of authors10 5 2 1 3

Occurrences of noddit in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
Obed noddit his heid. 'The moonlicht wis on page 13
Precious noddit her heid. She thocht that wis on page 21
Poloko noddit his heid. 'Aye, but we'll hae on page 60

3 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
the men haudin on tae him. He noddit an they noddit, an let him go on page 53

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
The ither three auld folk noddit their heids slawly up and doo on page 11
Chairlie noddit and held oot the bar o chocol on page 43
Chairlie noddit, his mooth fu o chocolate. on page 51
Chairlie noddit. on page 54
Chairlie noddit and smiled up at the auld man on page 95

5 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Ah noddit, an sat doun tae hae a drink, on page 11

1 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
The granfaither noddit weakly. “So I’m to say th
She noddit.
The nurse noddit slawly. “Ok, we’ll git ye
Balvinder noddit enthusiastically, bit Mrs Bos
as faur as she cud tell. She noddit, tryin tae leuk as gin she un
17 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ks a bittie like it." Faither noddit it the bare space oan the cof on page 8
Ah grinned an noddit: he'd jist summed up aathin a on page 9
Rosie noddit an chaaed; chaaed and noddit. on page 14
ce figir." An undettered Eric noddit it a wafer-thin bit blondie l on page 15
"Ah ken fit ye mean." Rosie noddit er agreemint es the venison m on page 18
Also on pages 19, 23, 24, 31, 33, 34, 40, 43, 50, 59, 62, 72, 75, 76, 81, 85
27 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
t? An as fir 'luck'," Morrice noddit in the direction o the Jewell on page 14
character... an sae am I." He noddit afore addin, "Aye...Willie an on page 25
John noddit an held oot his han. "Look! T on page 44
Norman noddit, an Arthur teen ess as a sign on page 48
Arthur noddit an made aa the richt sympathe on page 49
Also on pages 52, 55, 56, 57, 62, 76, 88, 89, 90
14 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
Alec Mathieson noddit. Steenhillock turned tae matt
hard, the wee clootie dallie noddit its heid as if tae agree. Fur
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
The Japanee pairty smiled an noddit betimes. Neist, Brian set doo
stened tae a wird o't, tho he noddit an smiled aa the fyle. They w
ed his bunnet wi reverence an noddit. Efter aa, yon wrack wis a gr
Brian noddit. His mither wis luikin trauch
4 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
Kirsty Ann noddit.
Geordie noddit his heid. Yon wis fairly rich
The dragon noddit.
3 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
aitit for his een cam, an dan noddit her head. "Hit's nae ös spae on page 85

1 matches


Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
as the Unicorn noddit his heid. on page 155

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ah noddit, an sat doon tae hae a drink, on page 207

1 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
Mr Gobbs noddit an Da says:
1 matches

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