Shift #1063

dark (adj.) → ignorant

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Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme büdeg
Meaning 1 dim, opaque
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid, ignorant person
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Comment БАМРС.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme 1 bürheg
Lexeme 2 bürheg haranhuy
Meaning 1 dull, gloomy, murky
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorance
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Comment БАМРС. Cf. also мунхаг бүрхэг 'ignorance'
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Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme kurai (暗い)
Meaning 1 dark
Meaning 2 ignoramus, dipstick
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Comment ЯРИРЯС 126
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Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme пемыдлун
Meaning 1 darkness ывла пемыдлунас синъяс эс сразу велавны
"it took time for the eyes to get used to the darkness of the street"
Meaning 2 ignorance вермасьны пемыдлункöд
"to fight ignorance"
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Comment КомиРС 489
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme xavar
Meaning 1 dark
Meaning 2 ignorant
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Comment АрмРС 290
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Moksha
Lexeme шобда
Meaning 1 dark
Meaning 2 ignorant
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Comment МокшРС 871
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme temnyj
Meaning 1 dark «В темной комнате горит одна свеча.» И.С.Тургенев.
""In the dark room only one candle is burning" (I.S. Tourgenev)"
Meaning 2 ignoramus, dipstick «Внезапная мысль озарила наконец его темный умишко.» И.С.Тургенев
""A sudden thought flashed in finally his dark little mind" . Turgenev"
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Type Polysemy
Language Erzya
Lexeme чопода
Meaning 1 dark оршамс чопода платия
"to put on a dark dress"
Meaning 2 ignorant чопода ломанть
"dark people"
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Comment ЭрзРС 755
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme àn
Meaning 1 dark, gloomy, dim
Meaning 2 ignorant
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Comment БКРС 2450.
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Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme mič’i
Meaning 1 dark мичIи йиф
"dark night"
Meaning 2 ignorant
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Comment (LezgRus 241). The same in Tabassaran (МУЧIУ), cf. (TabRus 238).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme tamobhūta
Meaning 1 covered with darkness
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant
Reference MW
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Comment MW 438, Кочергина 236
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme hēi
Meaning 1 black, dark
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant, stupid
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Comment БКРС 15836
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme sötét
Meaning 1 dark (adj.) sötét szoba
"a dark room"
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant sötét fej
"an ignorant person (lit. a dark head)"
Reference MEK 1978 1219
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