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Number of realizations

3

brain (cerebrum)

head

Realization
Type Cognates
Language Yakut
Lexeme мэйии
Meaning 1 brain сүөhү мэйиитэ
"animal brain"
Direction
Meaning 2 head (dialect) мэйиитэ эргийэр
"He feels dizzy"
Reference Slepcov 1972 247
Related Languages
Comment They are cognates because there is a relationship between the dialect and the standard froms.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Buriat
Lexeme тархи
Meaning 1 brain
Direction
Meaning 2 head тархи сагаан
"grey-headed (lit. white-headed)"
Reference Čeremisov 1973 415-416
Related Languages Mongolian (Khalkha) тархи 'brain'
Comment
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Evenki
Language 2 Manchu
Lexeme 1 иргэ
Lexeme 2 uǯu
Meaning 1 brain (cerebrum)
Direction
Meaning 2 head
Reference SSTM 1, 326
Related Languages
Comment Also Even иргъ, Negidal иггэ, ийгэ, Ulcha иǯэ, Orok ӣдэ, Nanai ӣгэ, Oroch иггэ, Udighe иги, Solon иггэ, иргэ ‘brain’, Jurchen: (h)u(i)ǯew ‘head’.