Shift #115

quick — skilful, dexterous

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Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme ḳälṭaffa
Meaning 1 rapid, prompt, agile, quick yäḳərč̣at kʷas täč̣awač ḳälṭaffa mähon alläbät 'A basketball player has to be agile' (Leslau 1973:31)
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Meaning 2 deft, efficient ḳälṭaffa säratäñña näw 'He is an efficient worker' (Leslau 1973:374)
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Comment (K 695).
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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 toropit'sja
Lexeme 2 rastoropnyj
Meaning 1 to be in hurry Я тороплюсь на поезд
"'I am in hurry to catch the train'"
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Meaning 2 agile, deft, dexterous расторопный работник
"'an efficient, deft worker'"
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Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme skyen-pa
Meaning 1 quick, fast
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Meaning 2 dexterous, skilful
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Comment Рерих I, 201.
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Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme fäṭṭan
Meaning 1 quick, swift, speedy, rapid
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Meaning 2 deft, skillful, alert, industrious
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Comment (KT 2733).