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 astronomer 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.

astronomer (0) - 5 occurrences
astronomers (1) - 1 occurrences
astrologer (2) - 1 occurrences
strongger (3) - 1 occurrences
stronger (3) - 16 occurrences
stonger (4) - 1 occurrences
stopover (4) - 1 occurrences
astron (4) - 1 occurrences
groomer (4) - 1 occurrences
astronauts (4) - 2 occurrences
trooker (4) - 1 occurrences
trooper (4) - 5 occurrences
stranger (4) - 32 occurrences
astronaut (4) - 1 occurrences
struner (4) - 3 occurrences

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