Shift #2500

to swear → to swear, curse, abuse one another

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme apizo
Meaning 1 oath
Direction
Meaning 2 damnation, curse
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme swear
Meaning 1 to swear to swear on the Bible
"to swear by the Bible"
Direction
Meaning 2 to swear, to curse, to blaspheme Don't swear at me, if you please!
"Don't swear at me, if you please!"
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme jurar
Meaning 1 to swear, to take an oath jurar fidelidad a uno
"to give an oath of fidelity to someone"
Direction
Meaning 2 to swear, to blaspheme
Reference
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Comment Narumov 1995: 453
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Slavonic
Lexeme клѧтва
Meaning 1 oath
Direction
Meaning 2 damnation
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Comment Old Slav. Word 286, the same in Old Rus., Bulg., Serb., Pol., Old Czech.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme oath
Meaning 1 oath
Direction
Meaning 2 blasphemy, swear
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme jurer
Meaning 1 to swear Il jure sur la tête de ses enfants qu'il est innocent
"He swears on the life of his children that he is innocent"
Direction
Meaning 2 to swear, curse, abuse one another jurer après un maladroit
"to curse a clumsy person"
Reference Larousse online
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme sverge
Meaning 1 to swear sverge på at noe er sant
"to swear that sth is true"
Direction
Meaning 2 to swear, curse, abuse one another banne og sverge
"to curse and swear"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme sværge
Meaning 1 to swear sværge falsk
"to commit perjury"
Direction
Meaning 2 to swear, curse, abuse one another
Reference DDO
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme svära
Meaning 1 to swear svära med fingrarna på Bibeln
"to swear on the Bible"
Direction
Meaning 2 to swear, curse, abuse one another han svor tyst över missen
"he swore quietly at the failure"
Reference SAO
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