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 age 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.

age (0) - 217 occurrences
sage (1) - 5 occurrences
ege (1) - 2 occurrences
ane (1) - 1193 occurrences
aige (1) - 1 occurrences
ate (1) - 69 occurrences
ge (1) - 12 occurrences
ago (1) - 236 occurrences
mage (1) - 2 occurrences
ae (1) - 2860 occurrences
ange (1) - 1 occurrences
a'e (1) - 1 occurrences
agp (1) - 1 occurrences
agj (1) - 1 occurrences
page (1) - 148 occurrences

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