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Use in varieties of Scots

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nymphs Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.3 4.9 0 0 0 11.3 0
Number of occurrences65 0 0 0 1 0
Number of authors2 2 1

Occurrences of nymphs in Corpus

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
ignation or defiance. Gods an nymphs cam an gae in oor minds as im on page 102
The nymphs an Graces three, nae langer f on page 149

2 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927442) Lallans, weans
me,” she commandit the wood-nymphs, “the sonsiest sheep that f
can spin.” Then tae the sea-nymphs, she ordered, “Sweem tae aw
tae colour ma threids.” The nymphs did as their maistress ordere
3 matches


Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
The nymphs an Graces three, nae langer f on page 216

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