Shift #339

hand/arm → skilled

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme ude (腕)
Meaning 1 arm 彼は氷の上で転んで、それで腕を折った
"He fell down on the ice and broke his arm"
Meaning 2 skills 彼のスキーの腕は私よりはるかに上だ
"He is far above me in skiing."
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Comment EDICT.
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Amharic
Lexeme 1 əǧǧ
Lexeme 2 əǧǧäñña
Meaning 1 hand, arm
Direction
Meaning 2 skilled workman, deft
Reference
Related Languages cf. derivations with the suffix -ama in various Gurage languages (LGur. 28-29).
Comment (K 1313-1316); also əǧǧam 'deft, dexterous'.