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Number of realizations

11

to finish

to kill

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme maliza
Meaning 1 to finish, to terminate, to complete maliza kazi
"to finish work"
Meaning 2 to kill, to destroy anataka kunimaliza
"He wants to do me to death"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme a găti
Meaning 1 to finish, to complete
Direction
Meaning 2 to kill (colloq.)
Reference DEX98
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Comment DRRS 1, 907, DEX98
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme končat'
Meaning 1 to finish, to stop
Meaning 2 to kill (argot) Выстрелил в медведицу и сразу кончил ее. (Ушаков)
"He shot at the female bear at killed her immediately"
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Comment cf. also прикончить 'to kill'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ἀνύω
Meaning 1 to finish, to complete
Meaning 2 to destroy
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Comment LSJ 168-169
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Moksha
Lexeme аделамс
Meaning 1 to finish, to complete, to accomplish Кие лама тев ушевды, ся фтявок аф аделай
"who starts many things will not finish any of them"
Meaning 2 to kill Адк ворьготтяма, а то минцень аделасамазь
"Let's run away, or we will be done to death ourselves."
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Comment МокшРС 25
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme помавны
Meaning 1 to finish сёрни помавны
"to finish the conversation"
Meaning 2 to destroy лёк йöз помалiсны сiйöз
"Bad, wicked people did him to death"
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Comment КомиРС 508
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme č̣ärräsä
Meaning 1 to finish, conclude, terminate täḳawamiwočč yätəṭəḳ təgəl lämäğämmär zəgəğğət č̣ärräsu 'The dissidents have completed the preparation for the beginning of an armed struggle'
Direction
Meaning 2 to use up, to wear out; to ruin; to finish off, massacre, slaughter people in numbers č̣ärrəsäññ 'finish me off! (wounded soldier's cry)'
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Comment (K 2213).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme so (syati)
Meaning 1 to finish
Direction
Meaning 2 to destroy , kill
Reference MW
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Comment MW 1248, Кочергина 832
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Erzya
Lexeme маштомс
Meaning 1 to finish, to complete маштомс тевнень
"to finish things to do"
Direction
Meaning 2 to kill маштомс эсь пря
"to commit a suicide"
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Comment ЭрзРС 370
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme saṅsthāpay
Meaning 1 to finish
Direction
Meaning 2 to kill
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Comment Кочергина 671
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme bitir-
Meaning 1 to finish, to terminate, to complete
Direction
Meaning 2 to finish off
Reference Baskakov 1977 122
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