A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

Intro a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z List of texts Statistics Top200 Search Compare

Levenshtein Distance

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

Closest Levenshtein neighbours of apostrophe 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.

apostrophe (0) - 10 occurrences
apostrophe' (1) - 2 occurrences
apostrophes (1) - 10 occurrences
catastrophe (3) - 1 occurrences
postcode (4) - 2 occurrences
apocrypha (4) - 1 occurrences
postpone (4) - 1 occurrences
poastcode (5) - 6 occurrences
astros (5) - 2 occurrences
tightrope (5) - 2 occurrences
apocryphal (5) - 2 occurrences
armstrong (5) - 11 occurrences
fortrose (5) - 1 occurrences
approve (5) - 8 occurrences
apostles (5) - 4 occurrences

Web Analytics