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 ambulance 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.

ambulance (0) - 12 occurrences
semblance (3) - 3 occurrences
abeyance (3) - 1 occurrences
assurance (3) - 5 occurrences
ambience (3) - 4 occurrences
balance (3) - 21 occurrences
blance (3) - 2 occurrences
tribulance (3) - 2 occurrences
abundance (3) - 4 occurrences
substance (4) - 11 occurrences
audiance (4) - 1 occurrences
seelance (4) - 1 occurrences
blanche (4) - 12 occurrences
belange (4) - 1 occurrences
lance (4) - 1 occurrences

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