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 afore 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.

afore (0) - 1688 occurrences
afor (1) - 23 occurrences
afiore (1) - 1 occurrences
adore (1) - 8 occurrences
'afore (1) - 3 occurrences
afure (1) - 1 occurrences
fore (1) - 73 occurrences
fyre (2) - 14 occurrences
shore (2) - 92 occurrences
aferr (2) - 1 occurrences
pore (2) - 2 occurrences
affie (2) - 6 occurrences
foke (2) - 2 occurrences
'for' (2) - 1 occurrences
afer (2) - 1 occurrences

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