Shift #170

to beat, hit ↔ to eat

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme molotit'
Meaning 1 to thrash (wheat) молотить зерно
"to flail grain"
Direction
Meaning 2 уплетать, интенсивно есть За ужином он смолотил целую тарелку макарон
"At dinner he ate a gobbled plate of pasta"
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme zäbäṭä
Meaning 1 to hit, beat, strike bərtuʕ zäbiṭunni 'he beat me severely'
Direction
Meaning 2 fig. to eat a lot, devour a lot
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Comment KT 1992-1993.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme gövö-
Meaning 1 to beat, to knock out, to batter тоос гөвөх
"to dust off"
Direction
Meaning 2 to gobble
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Comment БАМРС.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme mäsḥe
Meaning 1 to hit hard
Direction
Meaning 2 to take the noon meal, eat lunch
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Comment KT 388; the original meaning is 'to dine, to have dinner'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme käsäkkäsä
Meaning 1 to break up (clods), to dash s.th. to bits, to smash, pulverize aṭənt käsäkkäsä 'to smash the bones'
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Meaning 2 'to guzzle, to consume much food and drink' əraten käsäkkäskuññ 'I devoured my supper'
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Comment K 1409.