A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nurse's Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.9 3.9 2.6 37.1 0 0 0
Number of occurrences74 1 2 0 0 0
Number of authors5 2 1 2

Occurrences of nurse's in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ncy spendin three oors in the nurse's office. In they three oors Ma on page 18

1 matches

Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
rs a voice. 'Elsie, go to the nurse's offce.' on page 15

3 matches


Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
the bairnie luikit up in the nurse's faceā€¦The smile afore her wi
1 matches


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
"The nurse's wir on aboot the funny smell on page 18

1 matches

Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
he handbrake aff the district nurse's car. on page 15

1 matches

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