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crown of the head

peak of mountain

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme katar (կատար)
Meaning 1 top of the head
Direction
Meaning 2 mountain top
Reference Galstjan 1984 340
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Comment (Murzaev 1974: 130) Also 'comb, crest (of birds)'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Udmurt
Lexeme йыл
Meaning 1 crown of the head
Direction
Meaning 2 top (of mountain, tree)
Reference Kirillova 2008
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme cocuzzolo
Meaning 1 crown of the head
Direction
Meaning 2 peak of mountain
Reference Zor'ko et al. 2002
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme tepe
Meaning 1 crown of the head
Direction
Meaning 2 hill
Reference Jusipova 2005
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Comment Polysemy in Proto-Turkic
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ilocano
Lexeme tuktuk
Meaning 1 crown of the head
Direction
Meaning 2 summit of mountain or hill
Reference SEAlang Ilocano
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Comment Also 'top of tree'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme htei'
Meaning 1 crown of the head
Direction
Meaning 2 summit; top
Reference SEAlang Burmrse
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme gagat‘ (գագաթ)
Meaning 1 sinciput; vertex, crown, top of the head Gagat‘in xp‘el (Գագաթին խփել)
"to hit the crown of the head"
Direction
Meaning 2 peak of mountain Ararati gagat‘ə mišt cackvac e jyunov (Արարատի գագաթը միշտ ծածկված է ձյունով)
"The top of Ararat is always covered in snow."
Reference Galstjan 1984 138
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Comment Also 'skull, crasnium'. From Old Armenian gagatʿn (գագաթն) from Akkadian qaqqadu 'head, top, skull' (Ačaṙean)