Shift #361

to touch → to become infected

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme galuq’un
Meaning 1 to touch (smn or smth),
Meaning 2 to catch (a desease)
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Comment (LezgRus 82)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme läḵäfä
Meaning 1 'to touch with the fingertip, to rub lightly'
Direction
Meaning 2 'to infect, contaminate'
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Comment KT 117. The source meaning is that of "to taste"