Shift #35

to see/to look at → to have opinion

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme ona
Meaning 1 to see, to notice
Direction
Meaning 2 to think ona kama
"to take smn, smth for smn, smth; to consider smn, smth for smn, smth"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme ayyä
Meaning 1 to see, look, look at, to look out zor bəye tämällätku gən mənəm alayyähum 'I turned round and watched but saw nothing'
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Meaning 2 to regard, consider, view, to treat (s.th. as...) əndä nəgus əyyäw 'consider him as a king'; ṭəyyaḳewən bäne mängäd alayyäwəm 'he did not regard this question in the same way as I did'
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Comment (K 1282).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme rassmatrivat'
Meaning 1 to discern, to contemplate
Direction
Meaning 2 to regard, to consider Я рассматриваю эту работу как первый этап
"I regard this work as the first stage"
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme ver
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Meaning 2 to have opinion es su manera de ver las cosas
"This is his way of seeing things"
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Comment Narumov 1995: 785
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme néz
Meaning 1 to look
Direction
Meaning 2 to regard as
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme lát-
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Meaning 2 to have opinion
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme uʒe-
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Meaning 2 to have opinion
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme regarder
Meaning 1 to look
Meaning 2 to think, to consider Au risque d'être regardé comme un esprit rétrograde
"Risking to seem a conservative"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme see
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Meaning 2 to have opinion America is seen as the land of opportunity
"America is seen as the land of opportunity"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme voir
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Direction
Meaning 2 to have opinion je vois cela autrement que vous
"My opinion about this matter is different from yours"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme videt'
Meaning 1 to see
Meaning 2 to see Я не вижу в этом ничего дурного.
"I do not see anything bad about that."
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Comment In Russian also possibly another type of opinion, supposition.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme raʔā´
Meaning 1 to see raʔaytu-hu ḳāʔim-an 'I saw him standing'
Direction
Meaning 2 to consider, to think, judge, hold smb. be smb. raʔaytu zayd-an ʕālim-an 'I knew/thought Zeyd to be learned'
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Related Languages Geez rəʔya 'see, observe, look, look at; regard, contemplate, consider' (LGz. 458, LLA 297): kama nabiy yəreʔ(ʔ)iyəwwo la-yoḥannəs 'they consider Yohannes as a prophet' (Matth. 14:5)
Comment (Lane 998).
Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language French
Lexeme considérer
Meaning 1 to stare, to gaze loin de chercher l'occassion de regarder les gens à la dérobée [il] les considérait le plus souvent bien en face
"Instead of taking a moment to observe these people secretly, he most often observed them being right in front of their eyes"
Meaning 2 to consider considérer qn. comme...
"to regard smn (as smn)"
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Comment Borrowed in Engl., "consider" has both meanings.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Georgian
Lexeme 1 čan-
Lexeme 2 čn-
Meaning 1 to appera, to be seen
Direction
Meaning 2 to think
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Comment "In New Georigian different types of vocalization are related to the semantic differentiation of stems" [Климов 1964: 218-219]
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme θεωρέω
Meaning 1 to look
Direction
Meaning 2 to contemplate, consider; to to judge of one thing by another θεωρέω τὴν ἔννοιαν ἐκ τῶν ἔργων
"to judge about the thoughts basing on the actions"
Reference LSJ
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme betrakte
Meaning 1 to to look at han betraktet henne oppmerksomt
"he considered her attentively"
Direction
Meaning 2 to consider as vi betrakter saken som opp- og avgjort
"we consider this matter to be settled"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme betragte
Meaning 1 to look attentively at
Direction
Meaning 2 to consider as
Reference DDO
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme betrakta
Meaning 1 to look attentively at han betraktade henne uppmärksamt
"he considered her attentively"
Direction
Meaning 2 to consider as vi betraktar problemet som löst
"we consider this problem to be solved"
Reference SAO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme betrakta
Meaning 1 to look attentively at han betraktade henne uppmärksamt
"he considered her attentively"
Direction
Meaning 2 to consider as vi betraktar problemet som löst
"we consider this problem to be solved"
Reference SAO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme líta
Meaning 1 to look at hún lítur í spegilinn
"she looks in the mirror"
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Meaning 2 to consider as ég lít svo á að verkefninu sé lokið; líta stórt á sig
"I consider the work to be done; to have a high opinion of oneself"
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