Shift #28

to get, obtain → to receive visitors

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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme receive
Meaning 1 to get, obtain I received your letter of November 7.
Meaning 2 to receive visitors The shop assistant received me indifferently while leaning on a counter.
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Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme recibir
Meaning 1 to take, to get
Direction
Meaning 2 to receive (guests, visitors)
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Comment (Narumov 1995: 647)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme ricevere
Meaning 1 to get, obtain
Meaning 2 to receive visitors ricevere alla stazione «встречать на вокзале»
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme recevoir
Meaning 1 to get, obtain recevoir une lettre de ses enfants
"to receive a letter from one's children"
Direction
Meaning 2 to receive visitors recevoir la famille tous les dimanches
"to receive one's family every Sunday"
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme prinimat'
Meaning 1 to accept Принять факс
"to receive a fax"
Meaning 2 to receive принимать гостей
"to receive guests"
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