A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nuisance Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.9 2 5.3 18.6 20.6 0 0
Number of occurrences72 2 1 2 0 0
Number of authors6 2 1 1 2

Occurrences of nuisance in Corpus

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Lallans

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
unin drinking, makin a bloody nuisance ay themselves. There wis a by
1 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
n the stairs and retrieve the nuisance. There wid be a lecture for R
1 matches

Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted
@aboutaberdeen1 A bloody nuisance that's fit it is, squawking a(2017) search twitter
nae thanks lass, in fact yon nuisance seagulls flapping about the b(2018) search twitter

Orkney

Lamb, Gregor Lamb’s Tales, (The Orkney Dictionary 2005) Orkney, prose
we hid been makkan a terrible nuisance o wirsaels in the back drivan
1 matches

Shetland

Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
o life. Weel hit wis a damned nuisance; still we could nae better dĂ
1 matches

@tattooedselkie tweeted
hetlandCat Yis, whit a bloddy nuisance!(2021) search twitter

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