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 ask 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.

ask (0) - 279 occurrences
dask (1) - 1 occurrences
aik (1) - 13 occurrences
cask (1) - 2 occurrences
akk (1) - 1 occurrences
asa (1) - 4 occurrences
asn (1) - 1 occurrences
task (1) - 35 occurrences
mask (1) - 47 occurrences
ak (1) - 5 occurrences
avk (1) - 1 occurrences
ack (1) - 23 occurrences
'ask (1) - 1 occurrences
as (1) - 9045 occurrences
asky (1) - 1 occurrences

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