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 awkward 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.

awkward (0) - 21 occurrences
ackward (1) - 3 occurrences
akward (1) - 2 occurrences
aukward (1) - 1 occurrences
ackwird (2) - 2 occurrences
awaard (2) - 1 occurrences
award (2) - 50 occurrences
awkwardly (2) - 4 occurrences
aipward (2) - 1 occurrences
backward (2) - 5 occurrences
ainward (2) - 3 occurrences
swoard (3) - 2 occurrences
wizard (3) - 15 occurrences
aboard (3) - 14 occurrences
awaar (3) - 13 occurrences

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