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nose

nostril

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Modern Written Arabic
Lexeme ʔanf-
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril yasūfu bi-ʔanfayhi n-niḳāʕ-a
"'he scent with his two nostrils the dust'"
Reference Lane 116
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Comment The same polysemy in the Hebrew cognate ʔap (HALAT 74)
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 нос (nos)
Lexeme 2 ноздря (nozdrja)
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference BAS
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Comment It goes back to the Slav. *nozdъra, which was derived by compounding the roots *nos- and *dъr- (i.e. «nose» and «tear»). Similar derivation is attested in Old Prus. noseproly «nostril» (*pro- meant «through»).
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Old English
Lexeme 1 nosu
Lexeme 2 nosþyrl, nosðirl
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference Harper's Etymonline
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Comment literally "the hole of the nose," from nosu 'nose' + þyrel 'hole'
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Armenian
Lexeme 1 kʿitʿ (քիթ)
Lexeme 2 kʿtʿancʿkʿ (քթանցք)
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference Galstjan 1984
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Comment From kʿitʿ (քիթ) 'nose' +‎ ancʿkʿ (անցք) 'hole, opening'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme 1 kʿitʿ (քիթ)
Lexeme 2 kʿtʿacak (քթածակ)
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference Galstjan 1984
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Comment From kʿitʿ (քիթ) 'nose' +‎ cak (ծակ) 'hole, opening, aperture'
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Classical Armenian
Lexeme 1 ṙungn (ռունգն)
Lexeme 2 ṙngunkʿ (ռնգունք)
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference Ačaṙean
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Comment ṙngunkʿ is Nom. Pl from ṙungn. In Modern Armenian is learned borrowing ṙung (ռունգ) 'nostril', (archaic) 'nos', (figuratively) edge, rim, brim
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Tagalog
Lexeme 1 ilong
Lexeme 2 butas-ilong
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference SEAlang Tagalog
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Comment 'opening, hole' + 'nose'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Aché
Lexeme pɨta
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ginukh
Lexeme малу
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Chirag Dargwa
Lexeme къёкъ
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kryts
Lexeme миъе̌л
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Alorese
Lexeme iruŋ
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Dhao
Lexeme sahəŋa
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Riffian (Tarifiyt)
Lexeme ŧinzā
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference World Loanword Database
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Comment CLICS-3 In the meaning ‘nose’ also: anzān
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language White Hmong (Hmong Daw)
Lexeme qhov-ntswg
Meaning 1 nose
Direction
Meaning 2 nostril
Reference World Loanword Database
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Comment CLICS-3 qhov-ntswg 'hole-nose'. qhov is a noun class prefix for things with holes