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 ais 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.

ais (0) - 18 occurrences
aik (1) - 13 occurrences
axis (1) - 3 occurrences
vais (1) - 2 occurrences
aid (1) - 18 occurrences
ass (1) - 9 occurrences
sais (1) - 564 occurrences
aist (1) - 15 occurrences
dis (1) - 903 occurrences
ads (1) - 5 occurrences
zis (1) - 1 occurrences
ail (1) - 3 occurrences
wais (1) - 6 occurrences
eis (1) - 123 occurrences
is (1) - 10085 occurrences

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