Shift #2007

nose → angry

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Hebrew
Lexeme ʔap
Meaning 1 nose
Meaning 2 wrath baʕal ʔap
"furious, quarrelsome (lit. The master of anger)"
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Comment (HALAT 74). Derived from the expression 'his nose got heated' = 'he went angry' - e.g., Gn. 30:2: wa-yyiḥar ʔappō. Cf. Also the Arabic ʔanf- 'nose' - ʔanafat- 'contempt; anger' (Lane 117)