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Number of realizations

21

to see/to look at

to meet

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Quechua
Lexeme 1 qawa-
Lexeme 2 qawayku-
Meaning 1 watch, see
Meaning 2 visit
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Navajo
Lexeme -tse`
Meaning 1 see
Meaning 2 visit
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ḥawwaṣa
Meaning 1 glance, look on, look after, watch yəḳawwəm dəḫra ʔaraft wa-yəḥewwəṣ ʔənta masākəw ‘he is standing behind the wall and peeping through the windows’ (Song of Songs 2:9, Gleaves 1951:8-9)
Direction
Meaning 2 visit wa-ʔaḫawika ḥawwəṣ ba-salām wa-zenāhomu nəśāʔ ‘And visit your brothers in peace and take from them the news’ (1 Reg. 17:18, see LLA 118)
Reference LLA 118
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Indonesian
Lexeme tilik
Meaning 1 glance at something
Meaning 2 visit someone
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Swahili
Lexeme 1 ona
Lexeme 2 onana
Meaning 1 to see
Meaning 2 to meet, to see 1 onana uso kwa uso;
"1 to meet face to face 2 see you"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 videt'
Lexeme 2 videt'sja
Meaning 1 to see
Meaning 2 to meet, to see each other a. Мы с ним очень редко видимся. 'I see him rarely.' b. Мы с ним давно не виделись. 'We have not seen each other for a long time.' c. Они часто видятся. 'We see each other very often.'
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme videt'
Meaning 1 to see
Direction
Meaning 2 to meet
Reference <personally collected data>
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme amāru
Meaning 1 'to see'
Meaning 2 'to go to see (a person), to visit' ammakam umma alim amuruma
"'if he is well, go see him there'"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme see
Meaning 1 to see cats see well at night
Direction
Meaning 2 to see each other, to meet he's seen a great deal of the Smiths
Reference <personally collected data>
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Haddiya
Lexeme mo(o)-
Meaning 1 see, look (at)
Meaning 2 visit
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Hungarian
Lexeme 1 lát
Lexeme 2 meglátogat
Meaning 1 see, perceive
Meaning 2 visit someone
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Nahuatl
Lexeme 1 itta
Lexeme 2 iitta
Meaning 1 look at oneself, see something
Meaning 2 visit someone frequently
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Khanty
Lexeme 1 woppe-
Lexeme 2 wɔpöj-
Meaning 1 see
Meaning 2 visit
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Maya
Lexeme il
Meaning 1 see
Meaning 2 visit
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Manchu
Lexeme tuwambi
Meaning 1 look
Meaning 2 visit
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yoruba
Lexeme bẹ̀wo
Meaning 1 look at
Meaning 2 visit
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Korean
Lexeme pota
Meaning 1 perceives, sees
Meaning 2 visits
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme görmek
Meaning 1 see
Meaning 2 visit
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gurdjar
Lexeme ak
Meaning 1 to perceive, see
Direction
Meaning 2 to meet
Reference Evans, Wilkins 2000 574
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Soqotri
Lexeme gérə
Meaning 1 to see/to look at górik heš di- le-šáne ‘Ich blickte hin auf deine Saat’ (Müller 1905:281:16)
Direction
Meaning 2 to visit ʕöḳaḷk lli-ho eḷhétən be-mómi kə-ṭad wa-ho ṭáhɛrk dí-ho di-ḥaḷf mən-báʕad taláte éšhur ṭáhɛrk égər ʕésən 'I left my cows in Momin with one of my firends. After three months, I went to visit them again’; ho ənáfaʕ dí-ho bə-ḥaḷf wa-dí-ho əmboríye yəšḳabétən bə-ḥadíbo wa-báʕad trɔ subúʕi əṭárəb wa-ʔégər ʕyhən kal íno di-gʕor wa-l’á ʕégəb bíl’e ‘I work in my native place, but my children go to school in Hadibo. In two weeks I will go down to visit them: maybe somebody is sick or needs something’ (CSOL I 31:2 (comments))
Reference CSOL I 546
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme kaṇṇuṟu-
Meaning 1 to see, to look at
Direction
Meaning 2 to meet; to come upon by chance
Reference Tamil lexicon 696
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