A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Levenshtein Distance

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

Closest Levenshtein neighbours of active 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.

active (0) - 24 occurrences
acteive (1) - 1 occurrences
acteeve (2) - 1 occurrences
tactile (2) - 1 occurrences
chive (2) - 1 occurrences
awtie (2) - 1 occurrences
acting (2) - 4 occurrences
actin (2) - 35 occurrences
activate (2) - 2 occurrences
action (2) - 94 occurrences
actit (2) - 5 occurrences
archive (2) - 7 occurrences
aftime (2) - 1 occurrences
alive (2) - 76 occurrences
native (2) - 63 occurrences

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