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 ay 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.

ay (0) - 1326 occurrences
kay (1) - 57 occurrences
ly (1) - 4 occurrences
zy (1) - 4 occurrences
qy (1) - 1 occurrences
ah (1) - 9894 occurrences
awy (1) - 3 occurrences
aby (1) - 6 occurrences
aq (1) - 2 occurrences
gy (1) - 10 occurrences
-ay (1) - 1 occurrences
ty (1) - 4 occurrences
ayj (1) - 1 occurrences
bay (1) - 49 occurrences
ayw (1) - 1 occurrences

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