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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nooadays Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words30.1 14.6 50.2 55.7 30.9 22.6 78.3
Number of occurrences5415 19 3 3 2 12
Number of authors34 13 9 2 2 2 6

Occurrences of nooadays in Corpus

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
eage like that, are they? And nooadays ye cannae jist tak the speedo on page 17

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Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
d in the 1960s, but it cannae nooadays be geckit an scornit in ony w on page 56

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
he bairns cairry on like that nooadays - like thae brats we've been on page 41

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Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
It's aw a lot mair o a fankle nooadays, but. Noo it's aw aboot the k on page 6

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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
Nooadays Mercury is a deid warld wi na
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Thoumire, Elizabeth For the fat romantics, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
tasty, cheap an satisfyin. An nooadays thats an awfy lot o folk.
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Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
Nooadays, the influences o American la
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Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
the faimly. Still, young yins nooadays, dae things their ain way.'
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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
ir gairdens as productive lan nooadays. She’d meant tae keep it fo
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Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
But whan we think on Maitland nooadays, it’s for his wark as a mak
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Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
meant by the auld-farrant an nooadays aften pitdoon tairm “Lallan
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Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
tion o fairmers an tradesmen. Nooadays it’s maistly a sportin esta
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@Chazzbat tweeted
in whit they cin dae fer folk nooadays. Why Kevin hed a hole in his (2020) search twitter
available fer skin conditions nooadays. Ah wis particularly impresse(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
um o thae yung men goin aboot nooadays - wae there fake tans/applyi (2021) twitter link


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
mairret in sic funcy places, nooadays," said Winnie, claain oot the on page 18
s bin gettin waar. Aa he dis, nooadays, is rummle oan an oan aboot f on page 33
h'm a bittie o a reglar here, nooadays. Ah tak a runnie Ower maist w on page 37
appairently, it's fashionable nooadays te spik aboot yer problems - on page 65

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
. "It's rale poky in Paradise nooadays - an it's a gey smaa 'slice on page 9
r familiar image wi a fingir. Nooadays, folk like you are caaed 'spe on page 19
poys either, ye ken. Nooadays, ma lugs are hairier than ma on page 69
ttle an aat he's nae sae able nooadays. In fack, last time Ah bumpit on page 81

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
"Noo fit can A say aboot fowk nooadays? Fit are they like? They're l on page 91

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Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
mile o arable land. Fermers nooadays grumph fin a puckle doos land
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Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
Fit’s real and fit’s nae nooadays? I’m aa raivelled wi this S
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Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
The only folk I see nooadays are wee specks high up in the
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Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
his muckle time in the hoose nooadays tae be bothered wi you or me.
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Uri, Antonia Here's the problem wi the trad wife muivement, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
s oot at jist shy o £60,000. Nooadays, the average price o a hoose
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@cligeey tweeted
@shunad Affa handy nooadays(2020) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
ile o’rubbish is on the tele nooadays! Nithing bit duncing shows, b(2020) search twitter

@glenlivetloon tweeted
ee muckle in i y o sharn bree nooadays! Weel, nae in Portobello ony-(2015) search twitter


Hall, Simon W. Lands o Twatt, (Brisk Northerly 2018) Orkney, blog
sted tae the Twatt Aerodrome. Nooadays, English tourists delight in
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Hall, Simon W. Tame Hogmanay, (Brisk Northerly 2017) Orkney, blog
Nooadays, half the country hooses are
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Facebook link (Orkney Reevlers 2021) Orkney
hiv suggested that youngeens nooadays wid tend tae say ‘who’. T


Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
Bairns nooadays, dey dunna want onything at c
moarnin. He looket gey wabbit nooadays, bit he wisna a young man ony
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@tattooedselkie tweeted
Yeah, I couldna handle school nooadays I think!(2021) search twitter


Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Ye divna get dances lik yon nooadays! on page 29

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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
think nooadays it ‘ull bei hoddit, oot o s
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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
'Men an weemen nooadays,' qu' he. on page 16

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Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
ices and unorthodox medicine; nooadays, Prince Charles would be spak on page 46

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McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
ies, Thair's nae caa fur that nooadays, mine, wi tha lectric yins. M on page 8
But nooadays, iz A wus sayin, on page 14
toor stittin thick iverywhar. Nooadays, she wudnae tak a drap o tay on page 15
Maggie, "Naebodie haes thaim nooadays . on page 16
tae gang tae get anither pair nooadays. Tha last yins A bocht wur oo on page 18

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NewtonLass Tay, (newtonlass.blogspot.com 2011) Ulster - Newtownards, poetry
But nooadays, iz A wus sayin,
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King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
wapped them intae this pond. Nooadays the craws can tae be heared s
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Gibson, Darren Oul money, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
rk wi puns, shillins an pence nooadays. A’m no sure A cud git ma h
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