A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Levenshtein Distance

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

Closest Levenshtein neighbours of areas 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.

areas (0) - 35 occurrences
area (1) - 93 occurrences
ares (1) - 3 occurrences
preas (1) - 1 occurrences
arras (1) - 8 occurrences
area' (1) - 1 occurrences
drear (2) - 6 occurrences
arses (2) - 5 occurrences
abfas (2) - 1 occurrences
gras (2) - 4 occurrences
crews (2) - 2 occurrences
ages (2) - 79 occurrences
fre's (2) - 1 occurrences
wrens (2) - 1 occurrences
freak (2) - 5 occurrences

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