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Number of realizations

21

to search, to look for

to ask, beg

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ḫaśśaśa
Meaning 1 seek, look for taḫaśśəśomu wa-ʔi-tərakkəbomu
"(Jes. 41:12) 'she looks for them and does not find them' (LLA 585)"
Direction
Meaning 2 demand, entreat mannu ḫaŝaŝo la-zəntu ʔəm-ʔədekəmu;
"‘who demanded this from your hand?’ (Jes. 1:12);"
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182; LLA 584-585
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Modern Hebrew
Lexeme 1 bikéš
Lexeme 2 bakaša
Meaning 1 look for
Direction
Meaning 2 request
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Maya
Lexeme kaxan-nah
Meaning 1 look for
Direction
Meaning 2 request
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme keres
Meaning 1 look for something, seek something a tettest keresni
"to search for the criminal"
Direction
Meaning 2 demand (something or someone) rajtam keresi az elveszett könyvetam keresi az elveszett könyvet
"he demands the lost book of mek of me"
Reference Гальди 1974 362
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Korean
Lexeme kwu hata
Meaning 1 looks for, seeks
Direction
Meaning 2 ask (for), wants, needs, tries
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Manchu
Lexeme baimbi
Meaning 1 seek, look for
Direction
Meaning 2 ask for, request
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language Japanese
Lexeme motomeru
Meaning 1 look for Hetsunami no yosuru shiratama motomutozo kimi ga kimasanu (辺つ波の寄する白玉求むとぞ君は来まさぬ)
"Lady, your husband whom you await / Does not come to you, / Because he seeks the pearls / Borne by the ocean waves (https://archive.org/details/Manyoshu - The Man'yoshu, verse 875-9)"
Direction
Meaning 2 demand, request Motomeyo, shikaraba ataeraren (求めよ, しからば与えられん)
"Ask, and it shall be given you."
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Kenkyusha's New Japanese-English Dictionary. T.Watanabe, E.Skrzypczak, P.Snowden eds. Tokyo: Kenkyusha. 2003 (5th edition)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme диле-
Meaning 1 to look for демир рудазын дилээри
"the search for ironstone"
Meaning 2 to ask
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Macedonian
Lexeme bara
Meaning 1 to look for
Meaning 2 to ask, to demand
Reference
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Comment [Толовски, Иллич-Свитыч 1963: 24]
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Estonian
Lexeme ot'sima
Meaning 1 look for
Direction
Meaning 2 request
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme motomeru
Meaning 1 look for
Direction
Meaning 2 demand, request
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Nahuatl
Lexeme 1 tēmoa: tla
Lexeme 2 tēmolia: tē-tla
Meaning 1 seek something
Direction
Meaning 2 ask someone for something
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Egyptian
Lexeme wḥ3
Meaning 1 look for, seek, require
Direction
Meaning 2 demand
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme көрдөө-
Meaning 1 to look for, to seek
Direction
Meaning 2 to ask, to demand
Reference
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Comment ЯРС 180.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Modern Greek
Lexeme γυρεύω
Meaning 1 to look for, to seek
Direction
Meaning 2 to ask, to demand
Reference
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Comment Хориков, Малев: 231
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigre
Lexeme ramḳa
Meaning 1 'to seek' molād ʔəndo ramaḳnā
"'as we sought relatives'"
Direction
Meaning 2 'to ask, to entreat earnestly' wa-ʔadəg bəzuḥ ramḳayom
"'and the donkey entreated them very much''"
Reference
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Comment LH 158; the basic meaning is B
Realization
Type Borrowing
Language 1 Hausa
Language 2 Dangaleat
Lexeme 1 biδa
Lexeme 2 bōde
Meaning 1 seek
Direction
Meaning 2 reclaim (a debt)
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Khmer
Lexeme rɔ:k
Meaning 1 to look for
Direction
Meaning 2 to aske, to make a request
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Gorgoniev 1984, 556
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme ara-
Meaning 1 look for, investigate
Direction
Meaning 2 demand, ask for
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Finnish
Lexeme pyytä-
Meaning 1 look for
Direction
Meaning 2 request
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme ere-
Meaning 1 look for
Direction
Meaning 2 ask for
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 182