Shift #36

to see/to look at → to try, to attempt

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Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme миру
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Meaning 2 to try, to attempt
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Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme көр-
Meaning 1 to look; to see
Direction
Meaning 2 to try 1) бо хемге балыктап көрдүвүс
"1) we tried fishing in this river 2) try to write with a pencil"
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Serbo-Croatian
Lexeme gledati
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Meaning 2 to try, to attempt гледай да дођеш 'постарайся прийти'
Reference Толстой: 66
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme 1 uʒe-
Lexeme 2
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Meaning 2 to try, to attempt
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Type Polysemy
Language Chamalal
Lexeme bac'na
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Meaning 2 to try, to attempt
Reference Магомедова 1999 (словарь): 56
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme бах-
Meaning 1 to look
Direction
Meaning 2 to try эгер авалгъыларымыз бахтылар ачма йашырын сёзьляринь азизь тильнинь
"If our ancestors were trying to discover the secret meaning of the words of the holy language"
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Comment КРПС 107-108.