A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Levenshtein Distance

Enter a word to find nearest neighbouring words, for example sonsie

Closest Levenshtein neighbours of apollo 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.

apollo (0) - 13 occurrences
pallo (2) - 1 occurrences
polly (2) - 4 occurrences
polls (2) - 20 occurrences
polloi (2) - 1 occurrences
allo (2) - 2 occurrences
pollok (2) - 3 occurrences
polo (2) - 9 occurrences
poll (2) - 38 occurrences
apryle (3) - 2 occurrences
spoil (3) - 3 occurrences
alo (3) - 1 occurrences
crolla (3) - 1 occurrences
folla (3) - 12 occurrences
oslo (3) - 11 occurrences

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