A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nordic Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.9 2.9 2.6 18.6 10.3 11.3 0
Number of occurrences73 1 1 1 1 0
Number of authors6 2 1 1 1 1

Occurrences of nordic in Corpus

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McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
ined the staff, he went oan a Nordic Skiin’ “residential” A
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McKillop, Roger Wee Roge Boobs, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
hin’ Skiin’ (Alpine an’ Nordic), Snowboardin’, Sailin’,
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@Chazzbat tweeted
s maiden name, but ye cud get nordic an cry yersel (2020) search twitter


Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
ore eventually bein uised for nordic buirial rituals. on page 15

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Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
han oors and oors o subtitled Nordic Noir – while the soondtrack
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@helenmoncrieff tweeted
RT @MarjoleinR : In Nordic Mythology da first man, Ask, (2020) search twitter


@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
that ma appearance was quite Nordic-like. At first a dismissed th(2020) search twitter