Shift #240

to wash → to celebrate

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Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme сууй
Meaning 1 to wash 1) иhити сууй-
"1) to wash dishes 2) to wash a child"
Meaning 2 to wet, to celebrate дипломҥүн сууй-
"to wet the degree"
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Comment ЯРС 346. An apparent calque from Rus.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 myt'
Lexeme 2 obmyvat'
Meaning 1 to wash мыть морковку
"to wash carrots"
Meaning 2 to wet обмывать покупку машины
"to wet a newly bought car"
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