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light (n.)

world

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme világ
Meaning 1 light világot gyújtani
"to turn on the light"
Direction
Meaning 2 world a világ minden népe
"all the peoples of the world"
Reference Гальди 1974 789-790
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Comment
Realization
Type Cognates
Language Romanian
Lexeme 1 lumină
Lexeme 2 lume
Meaning 1 light
Direction
Meaning 2 world, universe
Reference DEX98
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Comment Both words are from from Latin lumen (pl. lumina) DER. Probably semantic influence of Slavic languages.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme svet
Meaning 1 light свет погас
"The light went off."
Direction
Meaning 2 world обойти весь свет
"to travel all over the world"
Reference BAS 13, 324-326
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tofa
Lexeme чырық
Meaning 1 light (n.)
Direction
Meaning 2 world
Reference Rassadin 2016 520-521
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Serbo-Croatian
Lexeme 1 светлина
Lexeme 2 свет
Meaning 1 light (n.)
Direction
Meaning 2 world, universe; people
Reference Tolstoj 1957 856
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Polish
Lexeme 1 światło
Lexeme 2 świat
Meaning 1 light (n.)
Direction
Meaning 2 world
Reference Gessen, Stypula 1980 2, 432-433
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Czech
Lexeme 1 světlo
Lexeme 2 svět
Meaning 1 light (n.)
Direction
Meaning 2 world
Reference Kopeckij 1976 2, 391-392
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Macedonian
Lexeme 1 светло
Lexeme 2 свет
Meaning 1 light (n.)
Direction
Meaning 2 world
Reference Tolovski, Illič-Svityč 1963 455
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Slovenian
Lexeme 1 svetlôba
Lexeme 2 svét
Meaning 1 light (n.)
Direction
Meaning 2 world
Reference Kotnik 1967 579-580
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Slavonic
Lexeme свѣтъ
Meaning 1 light (n.)
Direction
Meaning 2 world
Reference Cejtlin et al. 1994 596
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Comment