This dataset contains:
a) about 340 instances of the English term "pay", coded by MEANING for the semantic type (PERSON, THING, AMOUNT, LEXICAL_AMOUNT, GOODS) of its syntactic arguments (Direct Object, Indirect Object, for-Indirect Object, of-Indirect Object.
b) about 4,000 instances of the Ancient Greek term "pleroo", originally meaning FILL, coded for the behavioural profile of the term, for MEANING, AGENT, PATIENT, FILLER, TENSE, VOICE, CONJUGATION, CONSTRUCTIONAL CODE. The length of the files varies, from about 100 instances to about 1900.
Contributors:Gareth Carrol, Jeannette Littlemore, Margaret Gillon Dowens
Rating data for English native speakers, general non-natives (various L1s) and Chinese L1 speakers, rating figurative phrases (in English) for familiarity, transparency, meaning and decomposability. Phrases are English idioms, novel metaphors, unfamiliar idioms (translated from German and Bulgarian) and idioms translated from Chinese. Non-native speakers include demographic data about their language learning background, English usage and vocabulary proficiency.