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 arsehole 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.

arsehole (0) - 16 occurrences
ersehole (1) - 7 occurrences
arseholes (1) - 13 occurrences
erseholes (2) - 2 occurrences
erse-hole (2) - 1 occurrences
arseley (3) - 1 occurrences
assemble (3) - 2 occurrences
arsenal (3) - 2 occurrences
ashore (3) - 16 occurrences
azscholes (3) - 1 occurrences
casserole (3) - 1 occurrences
drillhole (4) - 1 occurrences
sole (4) - 9 occurrences
rumpole (4) - 1 occurrences
whole (4) - 83 occurrences

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