Shift #1303

to pull → to slow, linger

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme kokota
Meaning 1 to pull, to draw kokota gari
"to pull a cart"
Meaning 2 to linger kokota kazi;
"to muddle about with work, to work slowly, to pronounce words slowly"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme draga
Meaning 1 to draw, to pull; to draw out, to pull out draga net
"to pull the net"
Direction
Meaning 2 to postpone draga e-ð á langinn
"to delay smth"
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Comment Берков
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme gʷättätä
Meaning 1 to draw, pull s.th., to drag s.th., e.g. a carcass along the ground märet lämäret gʷättätäw 'to drag (s.th.) upon the earth'
Direction
Meaning 2 to drag s.th. out, protract (an affair) gizewən gʷättätä 'to protract the time' (оттягивать время)
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Comment (K 1996; Gankin 1969:773-774).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme тарт-
Meaning 1 to pull, to draw сыарҕаны тарт-
"to pull sledges"
Meaning 2 to be slow күнүдьылы тардыма!
"to not spin out time"
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Comment ЯРС 377.
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 voloč'
Lexeme 2 volokita
Meaning 1 to drag
Meaning 2 Lovelace a. Канцелярская волокита. 'Official red tape.' b. Волокита с рассмотрением дела. 'Bureaucratic delays in considering the dossier. ' c. Без волокиты. 'Without bureaucratic delays.'
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ἕλκω
Meaning 1 to pull, to draw, to drag
Meaning 2 to linger
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Comment LSJ 534-535, also ἐφέλκω
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme tjanut'
Meaning 1 pull тянуть дверь за ручку
"to pull the door by the handle"
Meaning 2 linger тянуть с принятием решения
"to delay taking a decision"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme jgel
Meaning 1 to pull
Meaning 2 to be slow
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Comment АрмРС 436
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme drag
Meaning 1 to pull, to draw, to drag
Meaning 2 to move slowly The lawsuit dragged on for years.
"Тяжба тянулась многие годы."
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme tuō
Meaning 1 to pull, to draw
Direction
Meaning 2 to be slow, to delay
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Comment БКРС 12464
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme ğad̲aba
Meaning 1 to draw, drag, pull, tug, strain
Direction
Meaning 2 to extend, lengthen, protract ğād̲ib- 'a she-camel that has exceeded the usual time of pregnancy'
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Comment (Lane 394-395).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme dra
Meaning 1 to pull dra gardinene til side
"to pull the curtains aside"
Direction
Meaning 2 to slow, linger dra på det
"to delay one's reply"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme traîner
Meaning 1 to pull traîner une table près de la fenêtre
"to pull a table to the window"
Direction
Meaning 2 to slow, waste one's time Ne traînez pas, vous allez manquer votre train
"Do not linger, you are going to miss your train"
Reference Larousse online
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme húz
Meaning 1 to pull két ló húzza a szekeret
"to horses drag the carriage "
Direction
Meaning 2 to slow, linger huzza a tárgyalást
"to drag out negotiations"
Reference MEK 1978 572
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