Shift #119

merry, funny, cheerful — profligate, womanizer

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Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme khrul-po
Meaning 1 vivacious, cheerful
Meaning 2 adulterer
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Comment Cf. also khrul-ma 'prostitute'.
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme veselyj
Meaning 1 cheerful
Meaning 2 cheerful веселый дом
"a merry house (brothel)"
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme gay
Meaning 1 cheerful
Meaning 2 of easy virtue
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Comment Cf. also the meaning 'homosexual', which has nearly driven out all other meanings of the word 'gay' in American English.