Shift #3132

witch, sorceress → butterfly

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme bosorkány
Meaning 1 witch
Direction
Meaning 2 butterfly
Reference
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Comment Borrowed in the Ucr. dial. босорка, босорканя 'witch', 'night-fly', 'toad', босоркун 'vampire'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme strigă
Meaning 1 witch
Direction
Meaning 2 hawk moth (Acherontia atropos)
Reference DEX98
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Comment DER 1, 752, DEX98, also 'owl'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme voroguša
Meaning 1 witch
Direction
Meaning 2 white butterfly
Reference
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Comment СРНГ 5, 108-109
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Upper Sorbian
Lexeme khodojta (chodojta)
Meaning 1 witch
Direction
Meaning 2 night butterfly
Reference
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Comment Also 'mosquito, asphixia'. ЭССЯ 8, 50, Журавлев 2005, 852
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Bulgarian
Lexeme veštica
Meaning 1 witch
Direction
Meaning 2 night moth
Reference
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Comment Serb.-Cr. вештица 'witch', dial. vještica 'night-fly, moth'. Журавлев 2005, 767-768