Shift #163

to return (tr.) → to answer

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Quechua
Lexeme kutichiy
Meaning 1 to give back, to return
Meaning 2 to respond
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Comment BOLIVIAN QUECHUA - ENGLISH DICTIONARY By Philip S. Lott (2000)
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Jewish Palestinian Aramaic
Lexeme 1 twb
Lexeme 2 twb (Pa., Af.)
Meaning 1 to return (intr.) wblḥwd dlʔ ztwb lh 'provided that he does not return to it'
Direction
Meaning 2 to answer wmwtyb lh whʔ mtyyb lyh 'he asked it, and he answered it'
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Comment (Sokoloff JPA 576). Both Pa. and Af. stems are causatives to the basic stem (so their initial meaning should have been 'to return (tr.)').
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Portuguese
Lexeme tornar
Meaning 1 to turn back, to return
Meaning 2 to respond
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Comment ###Надо проверить, есть ли значение 'возвращать'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme hariula-
Meaning 1 to give back, to return
Meaning 2 to respond
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Comment хариулах is the causative from харих 'come back'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme to return
Meaning 1 to return (tr.) He returned me my book
"He returned me my book"
Direction
Meaning 2 to answer "I can`t", - she returned pettishly
""I can`t", - she returned pettishly"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme mälläsä
Meaning 1 to return, bring back mälläsäw 'he sent him/it back'
Direction
Meaning 2 to reply, answer, respond ṭəyaḳewən malläsälät 'he answered the question'
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Related Languages Cp. also Geez mallasa 'return, repay' - mals 'answer' (according to LGz. 345, these are Amharisms).
Comment (K 146-147).
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme 1 ḥāra
Lexeme 2 ʔaḥāra
Meaning 1 to return
Direction
Meaning 2 to respond to sombody
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Comment (BK I 509).The B verb (ʔaḥāra) is causative to the A verb (ḥāra), so its original meaning should have been 'to return (tr.)'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme phyir-bcos-pa
Meaning 1 to give back, to return
Meaning 2 to respond
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Comment Рерих VI, 88.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Chaha
Lexeme žäpärä-
Meaning 1 return (tr.), bring back
Direction
Meaning 2 reply, answer
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Comment (LGur. I 136).