Shift #1133

quiet (vs. loud) → slow (adj.)

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme încet
Meaning 1 quiet melodie înceată
"low melody"
Direction
Meaning 2 slow mers încet
"slow walk"
Reference DEX98
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Comment DEX98, DRRS 1, 1092-1093, DER 419-420 from the Lat. quietus 'quiet'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme tihij
Meaning 1 quiet, gentle тихий голос
"low voice"
Direction
Meaning 2 slow тихий ход
"slow speed"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Azeri
Lexeme asta
Meaning 1 quiet
Direction
Meaning 2 slow, careful
Reference
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Comment АзРС 22
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Moksha
Lexeme савор
Meaning 1 quiet савор корхтама
"quiet conversation"
Direction
Meaning 2 slow савор молемс
"to walk slowly"
Reference
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Comment МокшРС 593
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme акъыртынлыкъ
Meaning 1 sluggishness, tardiness
Direction
Meaning 2 silence
Reference
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Comment КРПС 60
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme jawaš
Meaning 1 quiet яваш ванцелди
"in a low voice"
Direction
Meaning 2 slow яваш хьун
"to slow down"
Reference
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Comment (LezgRus 399). Turkic loan.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme оргууй
Meaning 1 quietly оргууй саҥар
"to speak softly"
Direction
Meaning 2 slowly оргууй бар-
"to walk slowly"
Reference
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Comment ЯРС 276.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme despacio
Meaning 1 quietly haga el favor de hablar mas despacio
"Speak gently please!"
Direction
Meaning 2 slowly condujeron mas despacio
"They were driving the car more slowly."
Reference
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Comment (Narumov 1995: 289)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme ḳäss alä
Meaning 1 'to do s.th. slowly, to slow down, be or go slow'
Direction
Meaning 2 'to speak softly or quietly'
Reference
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Comment K 750.Cp.bäḳässǝta 'softly, in a low voice; slowly, patiently' (K 750)