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Table 1. 

Seven Critical Word Stimuli in English and Chinese

EnglishChinese
WordFrequencyConcretenessWordFrequency
axe 1.81 5.00  (fuˇǔ) 2.33 
broom 2.13 4.89  (zho˘ŏu) 0.03 
gown 3.14 4.61  (páo) 4.98 
hoof 0.72 4.89  (tí) 2.41 
jaw 3.37 4.87  (è) 0.63 
mule 2.54 5.00  (luó) 0.42 
raft 1.56 5.00  (fá) 0.21 
EnglishChinese
WordFrequencyConcretenessWordFrequency
axe 1.81 5.00  (fuˇǔ) 2.33 
broom 2.13 4.89  (zho˘ŏu) 0.03 
gown 3.14 4.61  (páo) 4.98 
hoof 0.72 4.89  (tí) 2.41 
jaw 3.37 4.87  (è) 0.63 
mule 2.54 5.00  (luó) 0.42 
raft 1.56 5.00  (fá) 0.21 

Frequency data are per million words in the SUBTLEX film subtitles database. Concreteness ratings are on a scale of 1 (most abstract) to 5 (most concrete). See Brysbaert et al. (2014) for details.

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