A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Levenshtein Distance

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

Closest Levenshtein neighbours of assistance 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.

assistance (0) - 7 occurrences
resistance (2) - 14 occurrences
assistant (2) - 11 occurrences
assistants (2) - 1 occurrences
persistance (3) - 1 occurrences
existance (3) - 1 occurrences
assistin (3) - 2 occurrences
assurance (3) - 5 occurrences
insistence (3) - 3 occurrences
substance (3) - 11 occurrences
afaistane (3) - 5 occurrences
admittance (3) - 1 occurrences
distance (3) - 79 occurrences
pittance (4) - 3 occurrences
persistence (4) - 2 occurrences

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