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 auldest 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.

auldest (0) - 21 occurrences
cauldest (1) - 3 occurrences
aulest (1) - 3 occurrences
aul'est (1) - 1 occurrences
aldest (1) - 1 occurrences
aaldest (1) - 1 occurrences
fullest (2) - 2 occurrences
aulden (2) - 11 occurrences
aaldist (2) - 1 occurrences
auldgit (2) - 1 occurrences
furdest (2) - 2 occurrences
guldert (2) - 13 occurrences
aulds (2) - 3 occurrences
eldest (2) - 9 occurrences
owldest (2) - 5 occurrences

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