Shift #2020

to drop (of liquid) — spot, stain

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Type Polysemy
Language Arabic
Lexeme baḳḳaʕa
Meaning 1 splash, sprinkle baḳḳaʕa l-maṭar-u fī mawāḍiʕ-in min-a l-ʔarḍ-i
"the rain sprinkled the earth in parts, the rain fell by fits and starts"
Meaning 2 to make spotty baḳḳaʕa t̲-t̲awb-a
"He got the dress sprinkled with paint, he dyed the dress by fits"
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Comment Lane 235; cf. also baḳiʕa 'to be sprinkled with water';' to be motley coloured, black and white, spotty'
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Type Derivation
Language German
Lexeme 1 sprenkeln
Lexeme 2 gesprenkelt
Meaning 1 splash, sprinkle er sprenkelte Wasser auf die Bügelwäsche
"He sprinkled some water on the washing he was ironing"
Meaning 2 speckled Die Krawatte ist bunt gesprenkelt
"a tie with motley dots"
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Comment Duden 3671
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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 kropit'
Lexeme 2 krap
Meaning 1 to sprinkle кропить святой водою
"to sprinkle with holy water"
Meaning 2 speckle ср. также в крапинку, крапчатый
"cf. Speckeld, mottled"
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Comment Ср. Vasmer 655, 667