Number of realizations

13

short (size)

brief

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme kurû
Meaning 1 'short (in size)' šumma lišānšu kurat
"'if his tongue is short'"
Direction
Meaning 2 'short (in time)' 50 UD.MEš.DA.MEš
"'50 (years mean:) short life'"
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Comment CAD K 569
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme brevis
Meaning 1 short
Direction
Meaning 2 brief, short Vita nostra brevis est
"Our life is short"
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tabassaran
Lexeme žiqːi
Meaning 1 short, shortened жикъи палту
"short coat"
Direction
Meaning 2 brief жикъи отпуск
"hort holiday"
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Comment (TabRus 162)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme short
Meaning 1 short
Direction
Meaning 2 brief a short vacation
"hort holiday"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme korotkij
Meaning 1 short a. Короткая палка 'Short stick'. b. Короткий путь 'Short way'. b. Короткие ноги 'Short legs'. c. Короткие волосы 'Short hair'.
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Meaning 2 short, brief a. В самое короткое время. 'In the shortest time.' b. На короткий срок. 'For a short term.' c. После короткого молчания. 'After a short silence.'
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Comment (Ushakov)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme kısa
Meaning 1 short kısa etek, pantolon bacağına kısa geliyor
"short skirt, the trousers are too short for him"
Direction
Meaning 2 short, brief kısa bir süre içinde
"in a short time"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ḫaṣir
Meaning 1 short (of length)’ ḫaṣirāt ʔaṣābʕihu
"‘his fingers are short’"
Direction
Meaning 2 short (of time)’ ba-zəntu zaman ḫaṣir
"'in this short time'"
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Comment LLA 623; the same polisemy in Amh. ač̣č̣ər (K 1335, Leslau 1973:1162), Tna. ḥaṣṣir (KT 302)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme corto
Meaning 1 short vestido corto
"short dress"
Direction
Meaning 2 brief plazo corto
"short term"
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Comment Narumov 1995: 230
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme scurt
Meaning 1 short o fustă scurtă
"short skirt"
Direction
Meaning 2 brief, short iarna scurtă
"short winter"
Reference DEX98
Related Languages из лат. cŭrtus или *excŭrtus 'короткий', изначально 'обрезанный'; ср. it. (s)corto, alb. škurtë, prov. cort, fr. court, cat. curt, sp. corto, port. curto. Начальный s- из формы excŭrtāre. DER 701
Comment DEX98
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme court
Meaning 1 short (size) une jupe courte
"a short skirt"
Direction
Meaning 2 brief En hiver, les jours sont plus courts qu'en été
"In winter days are shorter than in summer"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme kort
Meaning 1 short (size) buksa er for kort
"the trousers are too short"
Direction
Meaning 2 brief om kort tid
"in a short time"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme kort
Meaning 1 short (size) kort hår
"short hair"
Direction
Meaning 2 brief kort pause
"a short pause"
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme kort
Meaning 1 short (size) kort hår
"short hair"
Direction
Meaning 2 brief ett kort samtal
"a brief conversation"
Reference SAO
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