Number of realizations

4

empty

naked, bare

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme erû
Meaning 1 empty ina bītim erīm ‘in an empty house’
Direction
Meaning 2 naked ṣubātī “ša” maḫrikunuma erišia ātanallak ‘my clothes are with you, and I go about naked’
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Comment (CAD E 320). From PS *ʕry 'to be naked' (cf. DUL 185 for cognates in Semitic).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ṭəraḥ
Meaning 1 empty ʔab ṭəraḥu gäza
"'in an empty house'"
Direction
Meaning 2 naked, nude bäti mängädi kiläw ʔənkä säbʔayən säbäytən darga ṭəraḥatom gäbiruwwom
"'during all the journey, he had men and women (go) almost naked''"
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Comment KT 2424 (there is also the meaning of 'only, solely, alone'); there is a possible variant ṭərayu 'empty, void, devoid, vacant, blank'; 'naked, bare' (KT 2435): ṭərayu bet 'empty house'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme nudus
Meaning 1 empty Non est nuda domus 'the house is not empty'
Direction
Meaning 2 naked nudo vestimenta detrahere 'to take off garments from a naked man (i.e. to do something impossible)'
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Harari
Lexeme ḳōf
Meaning 1 empty be-ḳōf 'in emptiness'
Direction
Meaning 2 nude, naked ḥač̣i ḳōf ‘bare-backed’
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Comment (LHar. 122)