Shift #1601

shadow → phantom, ghost

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme σκιά
Meaning 1 shadow
Direction
Meaning 2 ghost
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Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme Schatten
Meaning 1 shadow kühler Schatten
"cool (refreshing) shadow"
Direction
Meaning 2 ghost das Reich der Schatten
"Shadowland"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme shadow
Meaning 1 shadow to be afraid of one's (own) shadow
"to be afraid of one's (own) shadow"
Direction
Meaning 2 ghost
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tabassaran
Lexeme ʁarantu
Meaning 1 shadow
Direction
Meaning 2 ghost
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Comment (TabRus 107)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme sombra
Meaning 1 shadow dar (hacer) sombra
"to throw a shadow"
Direction
Meaning 2 ghost
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Comment Narumov 1995: 711
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme ten'
Meaning 1 shadow Чем выше Солнце, тем короче тени от деревьев.
"The higher is the sun, the shorter are tree shadows."
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Meaning 2 ghost Лишь по ночам, склонясь к долинам, ведя векам грядущим счет, тень Данта с профилем орлиным о Новой жизни мне поет. (А. Блок)
"Only in the night, bending over the valleys and counting the centuries to come, Dante's spirit with an aquiline profile sings me about New Life. (A. Blok)"
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Comment Cf. "Тень отца Гамлета" (The Ghost of Hamlet's father).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Jarawara
Lexeme kanamori//kanamori
Meaning 1 shadow. Me ye kanamori awareka
"He sees the shadows of their hands"
Direction
Meaning 2 spirit. Faya inamati tokome, okobise
"The spirit left, and took back my uncle's spirit and brought it back. It arrived back"
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Comment JED 108. In the dictionary, the first meaning is that of "ghost".