Shift #2186

to see/to look at → to beware, be careful

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ṭayyaqa
Meaning 1 observe, look at wa-yəbelo ʔəgziʔabəḥer la-muse rad wa-ʔaydəʕomu la-ḥəzb ʔi-yəḳrabu ḫaba ʔəgziʔabəḥer la-ṭayyəḳo ‘and God said to Moses: go down and inform the people that they should not approach God in order to see (him)’ (Ex. 19:21)
Direction
Meaning 2 beware taʕaḳabu waṭayəḳu ʔəmbəḥʔatomu la-farasāwiyān wa-la-sadduḳāwəyān ‘watch out and beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees’ (Matth. 16:6)
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Comment (Haser 2000, 177; LGz. 600; LLA 1245-1246).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme hara-
Meaning 1 look (at)
Direction
Meaning 2 be careful
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Nahuatl
Lexeme 1 itta
Lexeme 2 iitzqui in iyollo
Meaning 1 look at oneself, see something
Direction
Meaning 2 he is cautious
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme angalia
Meaning 1 look at
Direction
Meaning 2 be careful, beware (of)
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Zulu
Lexeme beka
Meaning 1 look
Direction
Meaning 2 be careful, take precautions against
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 smotret'
Lexeme 2 osmotritel'nyj
Meaning 1 to see, to watch
Direction
Meaning 2 prudent
Reference
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Comment Cf. Also the construction смотри не + Perfective Imperative in the meaning of warning (смотри не упади 'watch out, you might fall').
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Turkish
Lexeme 1 basıra
Lexeme 2 basiretli
Meaning 1 eyesight, vision, eye
Direction
Meaning 2 clear-sighted, far-seeing, cautious, circumspect
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Indonesian
Lexeme 1 menindjau
Lexeme 2 bertinjau-tinjauan
Meaning 1 watch, observe (at a distance), look at
Direction
Meaning 2 be on one`s guard
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Kilivila
Lexeme 1 -yamata-
Lexeme 2 Kuyamata!
Meaning 1 have an eye upon, keep an eye on, look after
Direction
Meaning 2 Be careful!
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Old East Slavic
Lexeme 1 блюсти
Lexeme 2 блюстися
Meaning 1 to observe
Direction
Meaning 2 to beware of smth всего ихъ (Латынъ) обычая и норова гнушатися и блюстися
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Comment Срезневский 121-122
Realization
Type Derivation
Language English
Lexeme 1 watch
Lexeme 2 watch out
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Direction
Meaning 2 to beware of smth
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Burji
Lexeme 1 egg-
Lexeme 2 eeg-ad`-
Meaning 1 watch
Direction
Meaning 2 be careful
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Quechua
Lexeme 1 qawa-
Lexeme 2 qawariku-
Meaning 1 watch, see
Direction
Meaning 2 be careful
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tzotzil
Lexeme vik'il sat vinik
Meaning 1 open-eyed person
Direction
Meaning 2 cautious person
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 177