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Number of realizations

7

to find

to meet

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme agäññä
Meaning 1 to meet yähagären lǝǧ yäraǧǝm amätat gʷaddäññazen wǝč̣č̣ ḳomo siǧara siyač̣äs agäññähut 'I met my compatriot, my friend since many years, as he stood outside smoking a cigar'
Direction
Meaning 2 to find, to discover, come across (s.th.) yämmifällǝg yagäññal 'he who searches will find'
Reference K 2021
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Evenki
Lexeme бака-
Meaning 1 to find
Meaning 2 to meet
Reference
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Comment The same in Oroch and Udige; in Solon, Even, Negidal, Ulcha and Nanai there is only meaning A, but there is a derived verb meaning 'to meet'. In Negidal, Oroch, Udige and Nanai this root gave rise to the traditional greeting. ТМС 1, 66-67
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Geez
Lexeme 1 rakaba
Lexeme 2 tarākaba
Meaning 1 'find, get, acquire' [LGz. 469]
Meaning 2 'meet one another' (LGz. 469)
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme räḵäbä
Meaning 1 to encounter, to meet bəʔagaṭami räḵäbä 'to meet s.o. by accident'
Direction
Meaning 2 to find, discover
Reference KT 585
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme atû
Meaning 1 to meet sūḳa abāʔma 2 sekrēti ûta ‘walking along the street, I meet two women of the harem’
Direction
Meaning 2 to discover, to find by accident; to search for and find awīlum ḫaliḳtašu ûta 'the man will find again what he has lost'
Reference CAD AII 518
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Comment The meaning A is not given in the dictionary, but is clear from the context. Cf. also the same verb's derivative šutātû 'to meet, to confront each other' (CAD AII 518).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme retrouver
Meaning 1 to meet Je te retrouverai à midi au café.
"I will meet you at the café at noon."
Direction
Meaning 2 to find retrouver ses clefs
"to find one's keys"
Reference Larousse online
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme talál
Meaning 1 to meet hű barátokra talál
"to find loyal friends "
Direction
Meaning 2 to find gombát talál az erdőbe
"to find a mushroom in the forest"
Reference Гальди 1974
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Comment The meaning A 'get acquainted; see and talk to someone for the first time'. Cf. also the derived verb találkozik 'to meet'