Shift #2641

finger/toe → <unit of length>

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Thai
Lexeme niǔ
Meaning 1 finger
Direction
Meaning 2 inch (obs.)
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Comment Morev 1964, 381
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme pouce
Meaning 1 thumb pouce de la main droite
"the right thumb"
Direction
Meaning 2 inch
Reference CNRTL
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Comment Can also be used to denote an ancient French unit of length equal to 27,07 mm (in Canada = 25,4 mm)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme лэ'мá
Meaning 1 thumb
Direction
Meaning 2 inch
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Comment Novikov et al. 1976, 503
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme dedo
Meaning 1 finger
Direction
Meaning 2 ancient length unit, a little less than 1.8 cm
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Comment Narumov 1995: 266
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Dutch
Lexeme duim
Meaning 1 thumb
Direction
Meaning 2 length unit
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Comment a modern inch is equal to 2,54 см
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Thai
Lexeme ong-khǔ-lī
Meaning 1 finger
Direction
Meaning 2 a length unit equal to the width of the middle finger joint of
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Comment Morev 1964, 857
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme parmak
Meaning 1 finger
Direction
Meaning 2 an old Turkish length unit, ≈ 3 cm
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme deget
Meaning 1 finger degetul mare
"the thumb"
Direction
Meaning 2 length unit, appr. = 25 mm
Reference DEX98
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Comment DRRS 1, 634, DEX98
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ʔaṣbāʕ(ə)t
Meaning 1 finger, toe ḥəlaḳāta ʔaṣābəʕ 'finger-rings'
Direction
Meaning 2 kind of measure zagəzfu ʔarbāʕt ʔaṣābəʕ (3 Reg 7:3) ‘the thickness of which [column] is four fingers’
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Comment (LGz. 45; LLA 1283)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tofa
Lexeme эргек
Meaning 1 finger/toe улуғ эргек, аэтыр эргек, ады йоқ эргек
"thumb, index finger, ring finger"
Direction
Meaning 2 finger width (unit of length) бо hаршыныӊ энi дөрт эргек
"the width of this board is four fingers"
Reference Rassadin 2016 583
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