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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
numptie Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.5 7.8 0 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences88 0 0 0 0 0
Number of authors2 2

Occurrences of numptie in Corpus

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
an,' ah'd scrieve, 'is a pure numptie. Ah hope yer faimly hus a bus on page 2
'Shut yer geggie, ya numptie!' Matilda said and she gaed o on page 37
ug's bahookie! Ye look like a numptie!" on page 56
"Thon numptie Amanda,' Hortensia said, 'hus on page 106

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
that A kennt fine wis a Royal numptie wha had led monie guid Scotsm on page 70
dnae need onie publick-schuil numptie in Whitehall tae mak siccar t on page 74
the City o London is eethir a numptie or a leear - an there are mo on page 89

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
ouder, 'Gie me three pints ye numptie an three wee wasps wi them!' on page 76

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