Number of realizations

3

belly

womb

Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Cebuano
Language 2 Palauan
Lexeme 1 tiyan
Lexeme 2 diil
Meaning 1 stomach
Direction
Meaning 2 womb
Reference
Related Languages
Comment The meaning of 'belly' is widely present in the Austronesian languages. Сирк 2008, 143-144
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme karšu, karašu
Meaning 1 stomach, belly [in]a karšišina limēṣu šammū ‘let there be too little food (lit. grass) in their stomacks’
Direction
Meaning 2 womb DN īzib riḫīssu ik-ka-ar-ši 'Enlil left his seed in the womb''
Reference
Related Languages The same polysemy in various Semitic languages (Judaic Aramaic, Syriac, Mandaic, Classical Arabic; cf. SED I No. 151, pp. 136-137); also in Geez (LGz. 294)
Comment (CAD K 223)
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Tigrinya
Language 2 Classical Arabic
Lexeme 1 rəḥəm
Lexeme 2 raḥim-
Meaning 1 belly rəḥmu ‘prone, face down’:
Direction
Meaning 2 womb
Reference
Related Languages
Comment (KT 540; Lane 1056), from Proto-Semitic *raḥ(i)m-, *riḥm- 'womb', cf. SED I No. 231).