Shift #

Number of realizations

4

soft (adj.)

smooth

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme bløt
Meaning 1 soft
Direction
Meaning 2 smooth
Reference Arakin 2000 1, 120
Related Languages
Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ləmuṣ
Meaning 1 'soft' (LGz. 316 marāwəḫtāt za-gəburāt ʔəm-gəbr ləmuṣ
"'the fans which are made of a soft material'"
Direction
Meaning 2 'smooth, slippery' kʷakʷəḥ ləmuṣ
"'a smooth stone'"
Reference LGz. 316
Related Languages
Comment LLA 37
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme läslassa
Meaning 1 'soft (cushion, ground)' läslassa wämbär '
"comfortable chair'"
Direction
Meaning 2 'smooth (stone)' gədgədaw läslassa
"'The wall is smooth' (Leslau 1973:1196)"
Reference K 56
Related Languages
Comment cf. also Tigrinya. ləslus 'soft, fresh; smooth (hair)' (KT 84)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme майкыд
Meaning 1 soft (adj.) майкыд юрси
"soft hair"
Direction
Meaning 2 smooth (about stone)
Reference Beznosikova et al. 2000
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Comment