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 ally 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.

ally (0) - 295 occurrences
wally (1) - 28 occurrences
lally (1) - 1 occurrences
allo (1) - 2 occurrences
pally (1) - 6 occurrences
allye (1) - 1 occurrences
alky (1) - 2 occurrences
rally (1) - 5 occurrences
amly (1) - 1 occurrences
all' (1) - 1 occurrences
aply (1) - 2 occurrences
bally (1) - 2 occurrences
alley (1) - 3 occurrences
allay (1) - 1 occurrences
sally (1) - 33 occurrences

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