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 ance 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.

ance (0) - 35 occurrences
alce (1) - 1 occurrences
ande (1) - 1 occurrences
ange (1) - 1 occurrences
vance (1) - 6 occurrences
anae (1) - 1 occurrences
ane (1) - 1206 occurrences
unce (1) - 5 occurrences
once (1) - 67 occurrences
nance (1) - 1 occurrences
lance (1) - 1 occurrences
dance (1) - 149 occurrences
aince (1) - 269 occurrences
wance (1) - 150 occurrences
ante (1) - 1 occurrences

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