Shift #234

to cover → to copulate

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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme to cover
Meaning 1 to cover Grandmother always covered the table with a lace cloth.
"Grandmother always covered the table with a lace cloth."
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Meaning 2 to cover (mare) a horse covers a mare
"The stallion covers the mare"
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Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme сап-
Meaning 1 to cover саба бүрүн-
"to cover onself up to the hilt"
Meaning 2 to cover (cow, female sheep or goat)
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Comment ЯРС 315-316.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme pokryvat'
Meaning 1 to cover покрыть голову платком
"to cover one's head with a headscarf"
Meaning 2 to copulate (animals) покрыть кобылу
"to cover a mare"
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