Number of realizations

5

low (location)

subordinate (in rank)

Realization
Type Derivation
Language Geez
Lexeme 1 tāḥtāy
Lexeme 2 təḥut
Meaning 1 'lower, inferior' (LGz. 572) kanfaru tāḥtāy yaʕabbi;
"'his lower lip is big' (LLA 554);"
Direction
Meaning 2 'subordinate' (LLA 553) kiyāhu rasaya ləʕula wa-kiyāka təḥuta
"'he appointed his as the high official and you as the lower'"
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Comment (LLA 554)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme nižnij
Meaning 1 lower, inferior нижний этаж
"lower floor"
Direction
Meaning 2 lower нижние чины
"lower ranks"
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Comment Cf. Russian менеджер низшего звена (first line manager).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme shimo (下)
Meaning 1 bottom; lower part
Direction
Meaning 2 inferior
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Comment ЯРИРЯС 193.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme zəḳḳətäñña
Meaning 1 'low' zəḳḳətäñña agär;
"'lowland';"
Direction
Meaning 2 'subordinate (rank, position), minor (official)' zəḳḳətäñña mäkʷännənočč
"'low-ranking officers'"
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Comment (K 1639)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme lav
Meaning 1 low (location) et lavt gjerde
"a low fence"
Direction
Meaning 2 subordinate (in rank) offiserer av lavere grad
"subordinate officers"
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