Shift #1017

straight → honest

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Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme rətuʕ
Meaning 1 upright, straight rətuʕ ʔəgarihomu ‘their legs are straight’ (Hez. 1:7)
Direction
Meaning 2 just, right, righteous, honest ba-ləbb rətuʕ 'with sincere heart' (Ps. 118:7)
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Comment (LGz. 476; LLA 290).
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Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme ceh
Meaning 1 straight цэх зам
"straight road"
Meaning 2 honest, frank
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Type Polysemy
Language Turkmen
Lexeme гөни
Meaning 1 straight, even
Meaning 2 truthful, sincere
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Comment The same in Yakut кѳнѳ (Ср. ЯРС 178).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Azeri
Lexeme düz
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 honest
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Comment АзРС 84
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme straight
Meaning 1 straight
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Meaning 2 sincere, honest straight dealing
"straight dealing"
Reference François 2008 166
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Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme šuluun
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 honest
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Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme dooru
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 truthful, honest
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Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme uz
Meaning 1 straight, even
Meaning 2 honest уз адам
"honest person"
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Comment ГРМС 484.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ḳənuʕ
Meaning 1 straight, straightened ḳənuʕ ḥənṣaṣ ‘straight line, beeline’
Direction
Meaning 2 honest, sincere, decent, just, upright, straightforward zəräʔek̲ayo säbʔay ḳənuʕ ʔəyyu ‘the man you saw is honest’
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Related Languages Amharic ḳänna 'to be straight, e.g. a stick; to be honorable, fair, equitable', ḳänna 'upright, good, honest, straightforward, just' (K 778-779).
Comment (KT 997).
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme droit
Meaning 1 rectilinear
Direction
Meaning 2 honest
Reference François 2008 166
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Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme egyenes
Meaning 1 straight egyenes vonal
"straight line"
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Meaning 2 honest, straightforward egyenes jellem
"an honest character"
Reference Гальди 1974 143
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