Shift #337

to beat, hit → to be surprised

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Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme utsu
Meaning 1 to beat, to hit 彼は私の頭を打った
"He hit me on the head"
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Meaning 2 to surprise, to amaze 当地で私の心を打つ物と言えば、みんなが親切なことです
"What strikes me here is people's friendliness."
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme strike
Meaning 1 to beat, to hit
Direction
Meaning 2 to strike, to surprize The thing that strikes me these days is just the complete lack of empathy these people have.
"The thing that strikes me these days is just the complete lack of empathy these people have."
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme porazit'
Meaning 1 to hit (with a weapon) Он поразил его прямо в сердце
"He hit him right in his heart."
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Meaning 2 to surprise
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme τύπτω
Meaning 1 to beat, to hit, to wound
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Meaning 2 to strike deeply ἡ ἀληθηΐη τῶν λόγων ἔτυψε (τὸν Καμβύσεα)
"the truth of these words struck Cambyses"
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Comment LSJ 1836
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme frapper
Meaning 1 to beat, hit frapper un animal avec un bâton
"to beat an animal with a stick"
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Meaning 2 to surprise Cette remarque m'a frappé.
"This observation surprised me."
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