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 afterwards 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.

afterwards (0) - 10 occurrences
afterward (1) - 1 occurrences
efterwards (1) - 9 occurrences
efterward (2) - 3 occurrences
efterwurds (2) - 1 occurrences
forwards (3) - 2 occurrences
eftirwarts (3) - 1 occurrences
stewards (3) - 1 occurrences
efterword (3) - 2 occurrences
eftirwirds (3) - 1 occurrences
awards (4) - 26 occurrences
eastwards (4) - 2 occurrences
bernards (4) - 1 occurrences
afters (4) - 3 occurrences
forward (4) - 94 occurrences

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