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soft (adj.)

weak

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ingush
Lexeme k'ädːe
Meaning 1 to soften, to pommel
Direction
Meaning 2 to exhaust, to tire out
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Comment (Kurkiev 2004: 264)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme kaba
Meaning 1 soft, sumptuous, crumbly каба ер
"loose ground"
Meaning 2 weak, feeble
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Comment ГРМС 224.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ləmlum
Meaning 1 'soft'
Direction
Meaning 2 'supple, ductile' ləmlum säb
"'weak, feeble or delicate man, one who is physically soft'"
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Comment (KT 75)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme нуолур
Meaning 1 soft, delicate 1) солко нуолур
"1) soft silk 2) soft grass"
Direction
Meaning 2 weak сылайан нуолур курдук буолбут
"He was weak with fatigue"
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Comment ЯРС 255.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme jabbalu
Meaning 1 <being> soft or pulpy (of a ripe fruit)
Direction
Meaning 2 <being> weak, infirm, or frail from old age
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary 404
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