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Number of realizations

2

to sink into

gloomy

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme shizumu (沈む)
Meaning 1 to sink 投げたコインはゆっくり水底に沈んだ. Nageta koin wa yukkuri suitei ni shizunda.
"The tossed coin slowly sank to the bottom."
Direction
Meaning 2 to get depressed 沈んだ顔をしてるけど何かあったのか. Shizunda kao o shiteru kedo nanika atta no ka?
"What's the matter with you? You look so blue."
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 Tibetan
Lexeme abying-ba
Meaning 1 to plunge, to sink; to subside, to fall through
Meaning 2 to weaken, to slacken, to lose courage
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Рерих VI, 316.