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 aire 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.

aire (0) - 53 occurrences
airs (1) - 7 occurrences
ire (1) - 1 occurrences
hire (1) - 5 occurrences
faire (1) - 1 occurrences
sire (1) - 1 occurrences
are (1) - 2831 occurrences
airse (1) - 3 occurrences
airn (1) - 13 occurrences
air (1) - 471 occurrences
aise (1) - 4 occurrences
eire (1) - 3 occurrences
maire (1) - 107 occurrences
dire (1) - 5 occurrences
acre (1) - 5 occurrences

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