A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
notheen Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.9 0 0 278.3 10.3 0 0
Number of occurrences160 0 15 1 0 0
Number of authors4 3 1

Occurrences of notheen in Corpus

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Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
oo hates boiled eggs? There's notheen ither. on page 6
Yaas, notheen's further fae me thowts than on page 10
And notheen remained bit a raggy owld cra on page 17
Bit, I grudged thee notheen - no wan whit - on page 28
ur the salads since ah'm seen notheen else fur a while. on page 32
Also on pages 33, 43, 80
8 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
y wur story sterts, there wis notheen aboot the cloody sky ootside
rove tae the toon, he thowt o notheen but the muckle order o drills
t be sorry, me dear sir, for notheen could pit me oot the day! Rej
Notheen like this fillo haed ivver be
said, ‘The cattie-faces are notheen tae the rumours that are flya
5 matches

Hall, Simon W. Crackan the troughs, (Brisk Northerly 2021) Orkney, blog
deeply demoralisan. Winters o notheen but relentless, weet, windy,
1 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
here's a lad that's good fur notheen – that's oor hero, Assipatt
1 matches


Sandison, Iris Da Tree Peerie Grice, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, weans
n an blaain but he could makk notheen o da staney hoose. Fower time
1 matches

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