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Old May 27, 2014, 11:03 AM
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Test to determine the size of your Spanish (or English) vocabulary

I ran across a test that attempts to determine the size of your Spanish vocabulary. They present 100 sequences of letters, and you decide if each one is a valid word or not.

http://vocabulario.bcbl.eu/vocabulario/start

There's also a similar test for English vocabulary.

http://vocabulary.ugent.be/wordtest/start
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¡Buenísimo! ¡Me ha hecho devanarme los sesos con algunas palabrejas!

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Old May 27, 2014, 03:51 PM
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¡Genial! Hay palabras inventadas muy obvias, pero otras sí hay que dudar si existen.

Gracias por compartirlo, David.
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I found both tests to be interesting and fun. Thanks for finding and sharing them!
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Old May 27, 2014, 06:51 PM
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That was fun. So many words I never saw of heard for one reason or another. On the other hand there were others that had me guessing like cominillo which I guessed I knew and was correct, and other like bobillo which I guessed I knew and was completely wrong.
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Yo realicé ambas pruebas y he de decir que tuve bastante suerte en la de inglés porque, mira por donde, casi todas las que me tocaron eran de origen latino y sobre terminología biológica. Saqué una nota del 90%. Vamos, igualito que si me hubiesen entrado términos literarios.
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That was fun.

87% Spanish
77% English

I wonder if I repeat the tests the questions will be different.

I'll do it again tomorrow.
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I wonder if I repeat the tests the questions will be different.
They will be. Did it twice and most of them were different.
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Ah, thank you.
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bobillo
Bobo + diminutive, I guess it could be a word. Or did you mean in English?

I enjoyed taking the tests in both languages. In English (my native language), I didn't accept any fake words, but I did miss a few that were words I didn't know. I did a bit worse in Spanish and accepted a few that don't exist.

One word I accepted, and they say is not a valid word in Spanish is "claverío". It may not really be a standard word, but it seems to me it would certainly apply if you walked in on your child playing with a bunch of nails and there were piles of all kinds of nails all over the room and floor...
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