Number of realizations

17

sweet (taste)

lovely

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme sætur
Meaning 1 sweet
Direction
Meaning 2 pleasant en hvað litlu kettlingarnir eru sætir
"how cute the little kittens are"
Reference ISLEX
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Comment Берков
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme tatlı
Meaning 1 sweet
Meaning 2 sweet, nice
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Comment The same in many Turkic languages (cf. Also КРПС 517.)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme сладкий
Meaning 1 sweet сладкое яблоко
"'a sweet apple'"
Direction
Meaning 2 pleasant, nice сладкие грезы
"'sweet dreams'"
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Comment Русское "сладкий" в значении 2 склонно к ироническому переосмыслению: сладкий голос, сладкая парочка.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme ширин
Meaning 1 sweet
Meaning 2 sweet, nice йузунни ширин кöрэйим
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Comment КРПС 646.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme sweet
Meaning 1 sweet sweet wine
"sweet wine"
Direction
Meaning 2 nice, kind, beloved She is sweet on him.
"She is sweet on him."
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Comment Example taken from the Lingva dictionary. О полисемии англ. sweet см. Dirven 1985
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme dulcis
Meaning 1 sweet
Meaning 2 tender, nice dulcis amicus
"soul mate"
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Comment Glare 578. Also Rum. Dulce DRRS 1, 750
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme γλυκύς
Meaning 1 sweet
Direction
Meaning 2 friendly, affectionate
Reference LSJ
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Comment LSJ 352
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme η̒δύς
Meaning 1 sweet
Meaning 2 darling; pleasant
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Comment LSJ 765
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme ḥulw-
Meaning 1 'sweet'
Direction
Meaning 2 'pleasing, goodly, beautiful'
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Comment Lane 634
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme минньигэстик
Meaning 1 tasty, sweet минньигэстик астаммыт ас
"deliciously cooked food"
Direction
Meaning 2 agreeably 1) минньигэстик утуй=
"1) t enjoy a balmy sleep 2) they had a very pleasant talk"
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Comment ЯРС 239.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme širin
Meaning 1 sweet
Meaning 2 pleasant; dear, respected a. ширин ахвар 'pleasant dream';
"приятный сон"
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Comment (LezgRus 385). The same in Tabassaran, cf. (TabRus 350).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Evenki
Lexeme aya
Meaning 1 sweet, tasty
Direction
Meaning 2 nice
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Comment Василевич 1958, 44
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme amai (甘い)
Meaning 1 sweet Watashi wa konna amai kōhī wa nomenai (私はこんな甘いコーヒーは飲めない)
"I can't drink coffee as sweet as this"
Direction
Meaning 2 pleasant Watashi wa kanojo no amai koe ni miryoku sareta (私は彼女の甘い声に魅了された)
"I was fascinated by her sweet voice"
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Comment EDICT.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme søt
Meaning 1 sweet (taste) søte kaker
"sweet cakes"
Direction
Meaning 2 neat en søt jente
"a lovely girl"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme söt
Meaning 1 sweet (taste) kakan var för söt
"the cake was too sweet"
Direction
Meaning 2 lovely en söt kattunge
"a lovely kitten"
Reference SAO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme sød
Meaning 1 sweet (taste) den søde smag
"the sweet taste"
Direction
Meaning 2 lovely sød pige
"a lovely girl"
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Udmurt
Lexeme ческыт
Meaning 1 sweet (taste)
Direction
Meaning 2 lovely Ческыт мед кошкоз! "Приятного аппетита!"
Reference Kirillova 2008
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