A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Levenshtein Distance

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

Closest Levenshtein neighbours of act 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.

act (0) - 150 occurrences
pact (1) - 2 occurrences
alt (1) - 4 occurrences
ait (1) - 108 occurrences
art (1) - 49 occurrences
acht (1) - 5 occurrences
nact (1) - 1 occurrences
axt (1) - 111 occurrences
zct (1) - 1 occurrences
ac (1) - 7 occurrences
oct (1) - 4 occurrences
tact (1) - 6 occurrences
apt (1) - 9 occurrences
at (1) - 10065 occurrences
fact (1) - 271 occurrences

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