Shift #10

to speak → to read

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme unši-
Meaning 1 to call loudly Бөртө Бөртө гэж уншин явахуй дур учирч
"they mey when he called loudly"
Meaning 2 to read
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Comment
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Ancient Hebrew
Language 2 Arabic
Lexeme 1 ḳārā(ʔ)
Lexeme 2 ḳaraʔa
Meaning 1 to call someone, to call, shout wa-ttiḳrā ləʔanšē bētāh wa-ttōmär lāhäm 'she called the people of her house and told them' (Gn. 39:14)
Direction
Meaning 2 to read (a book), to recite; to speak, to relate
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Comment (HAL 1128f.; BK II 701). The meaning B is also given for Ancient Hebrew, although with a different syntactic behaviour (preposition bə: ḳārā(ʔ) 'to recite a book, to read [HAL 1130]).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ʔanbaba
Meaning 1 utter a sound, proclaim, chant ʔəlla yānabbəbu baṣanāṣəl 'who play sistrum' (1 Par 25:1)
Direction
Meaning 2 read, recite ʔanbibaka yəʔta maṣḥafa 'after you have read this book' (LLA 655)
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Comment (LGz. 383; LLA 655); cf. also nababa 'to speak' (ibid.): yənabbəbā ba-nagara kanaʕān 'he speaks to her in the language of Canaan (Jes. 19:18), to which ʔanbaba is the causative.