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tree

coffin

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Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme мас
Meaning 1 tree манна араас мас үүнэр
"various trees grow here"
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Meaning 2 coffin
Reference Slepcov 1972 236
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Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme mù (木)
Meaning 1 tree, wood cǎomù (草木), mù xiāngzi (木箱子)
"grass and trees, wooden box"
Direction
Meaning 2 coffin jiù mù (就木), mù zàng (木葬)
"to lie in a coffin, die; burial in a coffin"
Reference BKRS 8850
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Type Polysemy
Language Tofa
Lexeme неш
Meaning 1 tree өбүс hыйыында бедik неш үндү
"near our house there was a tall tree"
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Meaning 2 coffin Өскүс-оол киши неҷин аъшқаш көөрдэ, - қыс киши чыътқан
"when Өskүs-ool opened the coffin and looked, [there] was a girl"
Reference Rassadin 2016 295-296
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