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Number of realizations

4

white

clean (adj.)

Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Amharic
Language 2 Geez
Lexeme 1 näč̣č̣
Lexeme 2 naṣḥa
Meaning 1 white (K 1070)
Direction
Meaning 2 to be clean (LGz. 405)
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme еджыд
Meaning 1 white рысь кодь еджыд
"white like cottage cheese"
Direction
Meaning 2 clean (adj.) пасьтавны еджыд дӧрӧм-гач
"to put on clean clothes"
Reference Beznosikova et al. 2000
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme bái (白)
Meaning 1 white
Direction
Meaning 2 clean (adj.)
Reference BKRS
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme śuci
Meaning 1 whiteness
Direction
Meaning 2 cleanness
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary 888
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