Shift #184

to sleep → to copulate

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Realization
Type Derivation
Language Ulchi
Lexeme 1 ав-
Lexeme 2 аваjаман-
Meaning 1 to sleep
Direction
Meaning 2 to have sexual relationship with a woman
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Comment The second word, too, has the meaning of 'to ask in marriage'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme 1 to sleep
Lexeme 2 to sleep (with)
Meaning 1 to sleep
Direction
Meaning 2 to have sexual relationship with smn
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme sakaba, sakba
Meaning 1 'to sleep' soba yəsakkəb diba məskābu
"Job 33:15 'when he sleeps in his bed' LLA 380"
Direction
Meaning 2 'to lie (with a woman)' ʔəlla sakabu ba-ʔənta wəlud
"'[the spouses] who slept because of the children [in order to beget the children]' LLA 380"
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Comment LGz. 496
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme täñña
Meaning 1 'to sleep, be asleep' täñto aräffädä
"'to oversleep'"
Direction
Meaning 2 'to sleep with a woman' täññat;
"'he slept with her, had sex with her';"
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Comment K 985
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme nyal-po
Meaning 1 sleeping
Direction
Meaning 2 sexual intercourse
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Comment Рерих 3, 238.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme däḳḳäsä
Meaning 1 'to sleep, slumber' nəʔabboy kəṣəwwəʕo ʔayəḵəʔələn däḳḳisu ʔallommo
"'I can't call my father because he is asleep"
Direction
Meaning 2 'to sleep (with a woman)' zətämärʕaḵəwwo säbʔay məsay mədəḳḳas kəʔabyänni källo …
"'When the man I married refuses to sleep with me' KT 1748"
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Comment KT 2105
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme spat'
Meaning 1 to sleep Кирилл мирно спит в своей кровати.
"Cyrill is sleeping peacefully in his bed."
Direction
Meaning 2 to shag, to go to bed В бульварной прессе можно во всех подробностях прочесть, кто с кем спит.
"In the tabloid press you can read about who sleeps with who in all details."
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme coucher
Meaning 1 to lie, to sleep coucher à l'hôtel
"to spend the night at the hotel"
Direction
Meaning 2 to have sexual relationship with smn
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