Shift #

Number of realizations

5

nail (body part)

finger/toe

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Koyo
Lexeme 1 ro-ara
Lexeme 2 ke-ara
Meaning 1 nail (with a class prefix)
Meaning 2 finger (with a different class prefix)
Reference
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Comment In 53 other Bantu languages there is only meaning А, in 15 only meaning B (Wilkins 1996: 275).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romani
Lexeme naj
Meaning 1 fingernail
Direction
Meaning 2 finger
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Source meaning is in Hungarian Vend Romani
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Rongga
Lexeme kuŋu
Meaning 1 nail (body part)
Direction
Meaning 2 finger
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gusii
Lexeme ekiara
Meaning 1 nail (body part)
Direction
Meaning 2 finger
Reference Nurse, Philippson 1975
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ndali
Lexeme lwobe
Meaning 1 nail (body part)
Direction
Meaning 2 finger
Reference Nurse, Philippson 1975
Related Languages
Comment CLICS-3