Shift #2163

to cut (tr.) → to give up, stop doing

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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 seč'
Lexeme 2 preseč'
Meaning 1 to whip, to swish сечь голову
"to cut off one's head"
Meaning 2 to suppress пресекать преступные действия
"to stop criminal actions"
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Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme cortar
Meaning 1 to cut
Direction
Meaning 2 to stop (reading, conversation etc)
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Comment Narumov 1995: 230
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Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme tagliare
Meaning 1 to cut
Direction
Meaning 2 to stop tagliare la comunicazione, tagliare la corrente, tagliare corto
"to break communication, to switch off current, to cut off a conversation"
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Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme kes-
Meaning 1 to cut eti kesmek, ipi kesmek
"to cut meat in pieces"
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Meaning 2 to stop diplomatik ilişkileri kesmek, savaşı kesmek, sözünü kesmek, yardımı kesmek, bu ilâç baş ağrısını keser, o gülmeyi kesti
"to break diplomatic relationships, to stop the war, to stop the aid, this medicine kills headache, he stopped laughing"
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Type Polysemy
Language Chaha
Lexeme anṭä-
Meaning 1 cut, slaughter
Direction
Meaning 2 give up dän anṭä- 'lose hope, give up hope'; täsfa anṭä- 'be discouraged, lit. cut the hope'
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Comment (LGur. I 17); the meaning B is perhaps due to calqueing from Amharic täsfa ḳʷärräṭä 'to give up hope' (lit. 'to cut hope')
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme couper
Meaning 1 to cut couper des branches
"to cut branches"
Direction
Meaning 2 to stop couper les crédits à qn
"to deprive someone of financial aid"
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Type Derivation
Language Amharic
Lexeme 1 ḳʷärräṭä
Lexeme 2 ʔaḳḳʷarräṭä
Meaning 1 to cut, cut off, amputate
Direction
Meaning 2 to interrupt, to cut off, cut shortö to break off, sever (relations); to terminate yalämaḳḳʷaräṭ 'perpetually, unceasingly, without letup'
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Comment (K 739, 741)
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme cut off
Meaning 1 to cut (off)
Direction
Meaning 2 to switch off a. to cut off the gas
"1. прекращать подачу газа"
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Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme bätäḵä
Meaning 1 to cut
Direction
Meaning 2 to disconnect, to interrupt səraḥ bätäḵä 'to quit one's job'
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Comment (KT 1160).