Shift #1394

donkey → fool

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Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme ēš
Meaning 1 donkey
Meaning 2 stupid person
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Comment АрмРС 233
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Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme eşek
Meaning 1 donkey
Meaning 2 fool, boor
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Comment ГРМС 181.
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Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme bong-gu
Meaning 1 donkey
Meaning 2 fool
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Comment Рерих VI, 199.
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme κανθήλιος
Meaning 1 baggage donkey
Direction
Meaning 2 fool
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Type Polysemy
Language Bulgarian
Lexeme magare
Meaning 1 donkey
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Meaning 2 fool
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Comment Serb. магарчина 'blockhead, fool', магарчити 'to fool'. Гура А. В. Осел // СД 3, 568
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Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ʔadgi
Meaning 1 'donkey'
Direction
Meaning 2 'stupid, dolt (insult)'
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Comment KT 1534; cf. also ʔaddägä 'to be dull, foolish, stupid'
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme osel
Meaning 1 donkey
Meaning 2 stupid person он полный осел, упустить такую девушку!
"He is a complete ass to let such a girl slip between his fingers!"
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Comment Pol. osła głowa 'олух' (lit. 'head of an ass'), osioł dardanelski 'complete fool', glupi jak osioł 'stupid as ass', Czech. Oslovstivi 'stupidity'. Гура А. В. Осел // СД 3, 568
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme âne
Meaning 1 donkey
Direction
Meaning 2 fool
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Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme æsel
Meaning 1 donkey
Direction
Meaning 2 fool
Reference DDO
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme åsna
Meaning 1 donkey
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Meaning 2 fool hämta brandsläckaren, din åsna, i stället för att bara stå där och titta!
"bring the fire extinguisher, you fool, instead of staying here and staring!"
Reference SAO
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Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme asni
Meaning 1 donkey
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Meaning 2 fool ég var meiri asninn að láta þig plata mig í þetta
"I was a fool when I let trick myself"
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