A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nudge Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words41.2 68.3 5.3 0 0 22.6 0
Number of occurrences7470 2 0 0 2 0
Number of authors7 4 2 1

Occurrences of nudge in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
upped up the shoe wi wink and nudge on page 8

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
n her fae Adam, likes. So, ah nudge, Sal. on page 174

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
(run), hizzy (hussy), nidge (nudge), wird (word), wirk (work [ve
1 matches

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
ord in the right direction - nudge nudge wink wink lol b oan the (2021) twitter link
- av got awe angles covered nudge nudge wink wink! (2021) twitter link
ae b in obamas place there - nudge nudge wink wink lol (2020) twitter link
v a celebration n a trophy - nudge nudge wink wink! (2021) twitter link
wis aff ma work fir a week - nudge nudge wink wink lol (2020) twitter link
and 29 other occurrences.


Lawrie, Alistair Caw, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2020) Doric - Stonehaven, prose
get till Mooney gies me a wee nudge an says, “Ah’ll tak the h
1 matches

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
y, they're both in neuks that nudge into the North sea, seen very (2020) twitter link


@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
! Tommel opp, ma braw lassie! Nudge wink ????????????????????????(2020) search twitter
assie. a’ll dae that fur ye! Nudge wink... https://t.co/aYTP4rzr(2020) search twitter