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Number of realizations

28

yellow

green

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Bagvalal
Lexeme ʕačub
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference
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Comment БРС 171
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Telugu
Lexeme pacca, paccana
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference DEDR 342
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Comment https://dsalsrv04.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/app/burrow_query.py?page=342
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Kannada
Language 2 Tamil
Lexeme 1 paci, paccu, paccane
Lexeme 2 pacuppu
Meaning 1 yellowish colour
Direction
Meaning 2 greenness
Reference DEDR 342
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Comment It seems that green and yellow are merged in the vision of Dravidian languages: a lot of cognates list "green, greenish yellow, yellowish green, yellow, golden colour etc".
Realization
Type Borrowing
Language 1 Latin
Language 2 Albanian
Lexeme 1 galbinus
Lexeme 2 gjelbër
Meaning 1 greenish-yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference Orel 2000
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Comment
Realization
Type Borrowing
Language 1 Latin
Language 2 Albanian
Lexeme 1 viridis
Lexeme 2 verdhë
Meaning 1 green
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow
Reference Orel 2000
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme hári
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference MW 1289
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Comment Vasilevič (ed.) 2007, 48
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme χλωρός
Meaning 1 yellow χεῦεν ὕπο χλωρὰς ῥῶπας καὶ κῶας ὕπερθεν (Odyssey 16,47)
Direction
Meaning 2 green ἠδὲ μέλι χλωρόν, παρὰ δ’ ἀλφίτου ἱεροῦ ἀκτήν (Iliad, 11, 631)
Reference LSJ
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Comment Vasilevič (ed.) 2007, 61 Also ἀμφὶ χλωρὰν ψάμαθον 'on the yellow sand, χλωρὸς λίθος 'emerald''
Realization
Type Cognates
Language Old Slavonic
Lexeme 1 жлътъ (žlŭtŭ)
Lexeme 2 зеленъ (zelenŭ)
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference De Vaan 2008
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Comment From Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- 'green, yellow'. Proto-Slavic *žьltъ from *ǵʰl̥h₃-tó-s. Proto-Slavic *zelènъ from *ǵʰelh₃-en-. Also Lithuanian žélti ‘to sprout’, žãlias ‘green’, žel̃vas ‘greenish’, geltonas 'yellow', Latvian zelt ‘to become green’, zaļš ‘green’, Old Prussian saligan ‘green’, Sanskrit hari ‘fallow, yellowish, greenish’, Ancient Greek χλωρός ‘pale green, greenish yellow’, Latin holus ‘vegetable; greens’, Proto-Germanic *gulþą ‘gold’, *gelwaz ‘yellow’, Proto-Slavic *zȏlto ‘gold’, Proto-Celtic *glastos ‘green, blue’
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hruso
Lexeme dʒju
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference Sociolinguistic Research on Monpa
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kalamian
Lexeme madulaw
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference Carling (ed.) 2017
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Favorlang
Lexeme mkach
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference Carling (ed.) 2017
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Jingpho (Kachin)
Lexeme sit
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karok
Lexeme θúkinkuniš
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Waorani
Lexeme wĩyadæ̃
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ayoreo
Lexeme 'sarẽ
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tindi
Lexeme ачуб
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Bulang (Blang)
Lexeme lhəŋ.51
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Cia-Cia (Butonese)
Lexeme moid͡ʒo
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Warembori
Lexeme mamasi
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ainu
Lexeme siunin
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference NorthEuraLex
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Comment CLICS-3 Hokkaido dialect
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kaman (Miju)
Lexeme kɯ³¹lɑ̆uŋ³⁵
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference Sūn 1991
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sulung
Lexeme a³³riɛ³³
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference Sūn 1991
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Keoru-Ahia
Lexeme kairu
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference TransNewGuinea.org
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Bogaya (Pogaya)
Lexeme kakala
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference TransNewGuinea.org
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Opao
Lexeme maea keiruka
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference TransNewGuinea.org
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Orokolo
Lexeme kairuka
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference TransNewGuinea.org
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tairuma
Lexeme maea porika
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference TransNewGuinea.org
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tangko
Lexeme ɸɑˈɾuX
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 green
Reference TransNewGuinea.org
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Comment CLICS-3