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I saw this somewhere else: the Spanish Ambiguous Words (SAW) database

  title={I saw this somewhere else: the Spanish Ambiguous Words (SAW) database},
  author={Isabel Fraga Carou and Isabel Padr{\'o}n Rodr{\'i}guez and Manuel Perea Lara and Montserrat Comesa{\~n}a Vila},
The present paper describes the Spanish Ambiguous Words (SAW) database, which comprises 210 words (133 polysemous and 77 homographs). Three-hundred and fifteen Spanish university students took part in the study on which SAW is based. First, subjective word meanings and senses were collected by means of a meaning retrieval task. Two judges then assigned participants’ responses to different categories of meaning according to lexicographical and statistical criteria. Results showed that, while… Expand

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