Number of realizations

5

head

money

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme ḳaḳḳadu
Meaning 1 head šamna ḳaḳḳassuni pašiš 'their heads are anointed with oil'
Direction
Meaning 2 original amount, principal ḳaḳḳad kaspim ana tamkarim utar ‘he will return the original amount of silver to the merchant’;
"‘the interest of 16 shekels of silver was recapitalized’ (lit. was returned to the capital, to the principal amount)"
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme caput
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 capital
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Modern Hebrew
Lexeme rosh
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 capital
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Type Derivation
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme 1 κεφαλή
Lexeme 2 κεφάλαιον
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 money, capital πολλοῦ κεφαλαίου
"for big money"
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Type Derivation
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme 1 raʔs-
Lexeme 2 raʔs-u l-māl-I
Meaning 1 head rumiya fulān-un minhu fī r-raʔs-I ‘such a one was shot by him in the head’
Meaning 2 the capital, or principal, of property (lit. 'head of money') ʔaḳraḍatnī ʕašarat-an bi-ruʔūs-i-hā ‘she lent me ten (pieces of money) as a loan whereof the principal was to be repaid without interest’
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