A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

Intro a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z List of texts Statistics Top200 Search Compare


Enter a word to find all occurrences of, for example ablow

If you haven't found what you're looking for, try this page to search for similar words or alternative spellings.

Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nut Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words49.6 45.9 23.8 92.8 10.3 304.8 0
Number of occurrences8947 9 5 1 27 0
Number of authors29 18 5 2 1 3

Occurrences of nut in Corpus

In order to avoid violating copyright law and abide by 'fair use', only up to the first five occurrences of the search term are displayed for each article.


Robertson, James The Mannie, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
Agnes snorted. 'I will nut.' on page 8

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
Been buzzin oot ae ma nut maist ae the day. Oan coke an on page 143

1 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017 ISBN: 978-0995623866) Lallans - Glesga, prose
doon the stairs an cracks his nut aff the skirtin board at the on page 3
ae shite an ahm bored oot mah nut. Mah uncle's big, crusty, exp on page 76

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
lark thinks she's a pure hard nut but she's no. She used tae be on page 28
She pure went aff her nut at me earlier on cause ah wen on page 66
en an Wully McCoy (but he's a nut case so ah didnae want tae pi on page 72
the weekend. Ma ma made this nut roast thing wi mushroom gravy on page 92
pals wur pure spaced oot thir nut on it. They kept comin up tae on page 125
Also on pages 141, 152, 155, 159
9 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
Veruca in the Nut Chaumer on page 125
, then suddently he flung the nut ower his shooder intae a muck on page 126
in her tae see if she's a bad nut or no,' said Mr Wonka. 'Jist on page 128
d Mrs Saut breenged intae the Nut Chaumer and ran ower tae the on page 131

7 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
t the main thing that does ma nut aboot Manny is this nickname on page 22

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
fit 'foot', sit 'soot', nit 'nut', pit 'put', wid 'wood', ithe
fit (foot), sit (soot), nit (nut), pit (put), wid (wood), ithe
2 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
This monkey nut diet,
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Big Schuil, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
"A am nut," says wee Jeemie, "A'm no a
"A am nut." An he startit up wi his, "A
beetruit nou aa richt. "A hiv nut."
"A hiv nut."
8 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
, that, an ma da gaun aff his nut.
1 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ty loaf richt in front o him. Nut… EVEN WORSE! Ah couldnae se
1 matches

Lamb, Darcie T in the Park, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
were so nice. There wis a few nut cases, steamin oot their nut.
cases, steamin oot their nut. Hefty embarrassment!
2 matches

Letford, William Bevel, (Carcanet 2012 ISBN: 978 1 84777 192 6) Lallans - Stirling, poetry
yur plume look it that Frank nut a look
nut a nut plod on then mouldy breed hee
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
hat bastarn thing, ye aff yer nut?’ ah sais.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Coyle Loyal, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ted aboot oan the back ay his nut where he’s been crowned wae
1 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
,” she sayed. “The rw dis nut mak it easy.”
1 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Coont Thum: A hunner an' oad McLimericks, (self-published 2012 ISBN: 978-1480242425) Lallans - Ardrossan, poetry
cin’ aboot an’ dain’ ma nut It's times lit that a weesh't
1 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
hen he stapped short. Anither nut-broon bodie hid kythed itsel,
1 matches

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
@TheLogicalBloke Nut i dinnae close em, I'm a nosi(2020) search twitter

@WhenDidADidny tweeted
ce that some lad has a severe nut allergy so don't eat nuts on (2018) twitter link

@Chazzbat tweeted
ess ye're Trump. He's aff his nut.(2020) search twitter


Blackhall, Sheena The Doric Gruffalo's Bairn, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1785300691) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
He cairries a nut that's the heicht o a cairn! on page 24

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ts the tree tae gar it drap a nut. An fin she's staunin there,
near echty, still swack, bit nut-broon an wrinkled like a taed
2 matches

Crawford, Jack The Pluffer, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
s sat in history bored oot me nut sat there speekin to a freen
1 matches

@DoricPhrases tweeted
@Prodrill_ers ha ha nut!(2014) search twitter
@murraytennisfan Nut, niver sunny in Huntly!(2014) search twitter
@murraytennisfan Nut!(2014) search twitter

@daleser23 tweeted
ndrew_ aye they dee my fuckin nut in(2013) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
ike last time! Useless ginger nut replaced w(2018) search twitter


Hall, Simon W. The Orkney Gruffalo, (Itchy Coo 2015 ISBN: 978-1785300066) Orkney, weans
The moose fund a nut, an the nut wis - sweet. on page 23

2 matches

Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
Here's a butter-nut tae sook. on page 5
Nut cutlets and casseroled bean s on page 31

3 matches


MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
a skate's purse tight as a nut, but fur on page 21

1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
she'll hink Ah um fur eskin! Nut, eet'll ne'er dae tae esk: Ah on page 9
aun tae dae that in a hurry. "Nut, Ah'll look firrst," she said on page 12
is th capital o Rome, an Rome-nut, that's aw wrang, Ah'm share! on page 18
ch, tons o lessons tae learn! Nut, Ah've made up ma mind aboot on page 19
s eet kills aw th rats an-och nut!" cried Ahlice gie sorry lik, on page 22
Also on pages 37, 44, 52, 60, 69, 73, 81, 91, 97, 102, 113, 118, 121
23 matches

@cammyrudkin tweeted
@BobbyRobson46 nut jist paper bit it is bein a c(2012) search twitter
@BrodieDru nut that was jist mi laughin watc(2012) search twitter

@jamie_ginger tweeted
@cammyrudkin @bobbyrobson46 nut all the weemen run away frae (2012) search twitter
@Linsey_xo nut cause its a yak #naechance #l(2012) search twitter

Web Analytics