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green

plant (biol.)

Realization
Type Derivation
Language Geez
Lexeme 1 ḥamalmil
Lexeme 2 ḥaml
Meaning 1 'green, verdant' ʕənḳʷ ḥamalmil
"Gen. 2:12: 'the green gem'"
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Meaning 2 'vegetation, vegetables, herbs, shrubs' ḥamla gadām
"4 Ezr. 12:58: 'the vegetation of the field'"
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Comment (LGz. 233; LLA 70-71)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme qːaz
Meaning 1 green colour
Direction
Meaning 2 bally crops going green къацар
"(in the plural:) bally crops, young crops of wheat"
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Comment (LezgRus 175, given as homonyms)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme 1 nogoon
Lexeme 2 nogoo(n)
Meaning 1 green
Direction
Meaning 2 greens
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme 1 green
Lexeme 2 green, greens
Meaning 1 green
Direction
Meaning 2 green vegetation, vegetables
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Comment From a dictionary entry: 'a) plant leaves used for decorating interiors, bouquets etc.; b) green, edible green (e.g., spinach, parsley, fennel); c green vegetables (ripe)'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme arḳu
Meaning 1 'yellow, green'
Direction
Meaning 2 'greenery; vegetables'
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Comment (CAD AII 300-1). Presumable derived from the colour word "yellowish green" at the Protosemitic level.
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 zelenyj
Lexeme 2 zelen'
Meaning 1 green
Direction
Meaning 2 greenery Беседка была скрыта в густой зелени.
"The pavilion was hidden by the thick greenery."
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language French
Lexeme 1 vert
Lexeme 2 verdure
Meaning 1 green herbe verte
"green grass"
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Meaning 2 greens, grass, leaves, vegetables, salad verdure folle
"thick brushwood"
Reference CNRTL
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Arabic
Lexeme ḫaḍir-
Meaning 1 green
Direction
Meaning 2 vegetation, green vegetables
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Comment BK I 586; Lane 755; Wehr 283
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Hungarian
Lexeme zöld
Meaning 1 green zöld erdő
"a green forest"
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Meaning 2 vegetation zöldet tesz a virágcsokorhoz; menjünk ki a zöldbe
"to put green leaves into a bunch of flowers; let's go out to the green place"
Reference MEK 1978 1534
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