A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

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nuttin Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words17.3 29.3 0 0 0 0 6.5
Number of occurrences3130 0 0 0 0 1
Number of authors3 2 1

Occurrences of nuttin in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
tae a wee secret, eh? there's nuttin maire beautiful than the visi on page 30
Aldo hus no mentioned nuttin aboot the incident at the pub on page 39
a joke. But it wisnae. It wis nuttin short ae the truth. on page 50
d. Ma heid oan a platter. And nuttin ah say, or dae, will appease on page 53
the same hing, eh? then ah'm nuttin but a lyin, gibberin, arsehol on page 55
Also on pages 56, 62, 82, 85, 90, 91, 104, 109, 111, 113, 134, 138, 142, 152, 166, 175, 185, 187
25 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
d. Ma heid oan a platter. And nuttin ah say, or dae, will appease
he same hing, eh? then ah’m nuttin but a lyin, gibberin, arsehol
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Nuttin. Furget aboot it. McNulty pho
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
o, ye kin just staiy here fur nuttin like? Nae cunt’s goane come
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
‘Cheers fur nuttin, ya nauld cunt’ he sais an
1 matches


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
inued in the same tone, es if nuttin had heppent. on page 57

1 matches

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