A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Levenshtein Distance

Enter a word to find nearest neighbouring words, for example ablow

Closest Levenshtein neighbours of aback in Corpus

The Levenshtein distance is the number of characters you have to replace, insert or delete to transform one word into another, its useful for detecting typos and alternative spellings if we're not happy with the standard spelling.
Here follows a list of the top fifteen nearest neighbour words to the search term, with the Levenshtein distance in brackets. You can click through to find all occurrences of that word to check usage (although I fear words with apostrophes will bugger it up.

aback (0) - 27 occurrences
abak (1) - 1 occurrences
back (1) - 3123 occurrences
alack (1) - 1 occurrences
'back (1) - 2 occurrences
brack (2) - 3 occurrences
backt (2) - 1 occurrences
kbaek (2) - 1 occurrences
abaat (2) - 1 occurrences
alick (2) - 1 occurrences
attack (2) - 44 occurrences
bask (2) - 1 occurrences
abate (2) - 2 occurrences
rack (2) - 11 occurrences
abain (2) - 20 occurrences

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