Shift #359

to touch → to offend (tr.)

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme zadet'
Meaning 1 to touch, to brush against Он задел меня локтем.
"He touched me with his elbow."
Meaning 2 to wound Его задели обидные замечания собеседника.
"Offensive remarks of the interlocutor caught him on the raw."
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme χk’un
Meaning 1 to touch (smn or smth) инсандин кIвач хкIун тавур чкаяр ама
"There are still places where no foot may tread"
Meaning 2 to be offended, insulted (fig.) адак закай хкIуна
"He has a grouch against me"
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Comment (LezgRus 348)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme läḵäfä
Meaning 1 'to touch with the fingertip, to rub lightly, to barely elbow s.o.''
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Meaning 2 'to attack s.o. verbally, call him names'
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Comment KT 117. The source meaning is that of "to taste"