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Use in varieties of Scots

norse Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words12.4 13.1 5 33.5 23.8 22.6 0
Number of occurrences2616 2 3 3 2 0
Number of authors16 8 1 2 3 2

Occurrences of norse in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
e cast ma een northwards. The Norse settlers that came here fae t on page 31
as lang afore oniethin like a Norse Thing took place in Scotland. on page 32

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Dareau, Mareau Lallans 59 - The Dictionar o the Aulder Scottis Leid (DOST), (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
are fur its origin is in Auld Norse skera 'tae cut'. It means 'a on page 59

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Forde, Iain W D The Kirk, The Skuil, The Buik (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2007) Lallans, prose
, whan it wes brocht owre the Norse Sie bi Angils, Jutes an Saxon on page 12

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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
leid it wis eorðe an in Auld Norse jǫrð.
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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
he hyne norat launs whaur the Norse ruilled
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Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
important point that the Old Norse loans found in Scots ([…] l
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Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
nt o Pechts bein wee is fae a Norse scriever, wha merely suggesti
compared wi the lang-shankit Norse fowk. This myth, alangside th
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Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
itsel is derived fae the Auld Norse for Sooth-laund. But at the s
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Douglas, Ashley The Smeddum o Scots, (languagereach.com 2021) Lallans, prose
d hantle o influence fae Auld Norse, Gaelic, French, and Latin, a
anither braw exemple o the Norse influence in Scots, wi kenabl
‘att tåla’. The michtie Norse element in Scots – and syne
3 matches

@billykayscot tweeted
ift cuid come stracht oot the Norse Sagas.(2020) search twitter


@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
other languages like Flemish, Norse and Northumb (2020) twitter link
s roon aboot here hiv Gaelic, Norse, Flemish, Northumbrian, Scots (2020) twitter link


Hall, Simon W. Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, prose
Wur prood Norse heritage Chanted fur the Name on page 2

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Hall, Simon W. Lands o Twatt, (Brisk Northerly 2018) Orkney, blog
ppropriation. The name is Old Norse, and it means ‘The Cleared
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Miller, Alison The Point o Tinsal, (Dictionaries of the Scots Language 2021) Orkney, poetry
Owld Norse: Number Wan – a burden; Twa
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Williamson, Christie Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, blog
insert Pictish, Brythonic or Norse too, if you please.’
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Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
Aald English haed it, an Aald Norse did an aa - da twa main ance

@shaetlan_rose tweeted
is een o dem, derived fae old norse 'liverni' mea(2020) search twitter


Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
gian forefock, is the fouth o Norse place names.
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@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
nt “pirate raid” in the Old Norse language that was spoken in S(2020) search twitter

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