Shift #364

back (body part) → support (n.)

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Assyrian Neo-Aramaic
Lexeme hása
Meaning 1 back hä näšä míhiäwä l kísi aw miri ah hási, mirri - jä näšä mhíli l kísuh qámú bimäräwit hása
"One man was hit in the belly, and he grasped his back. So, they say to him: "You were hit in the belly, and you grasp you back!""
Direction
Meaning 2 protection ğuwílbi in tävíväli hása lä tätwä mihiä l kísi
"He replied: "If I had had a back (protection), you would not have hit me in the stomach""
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Матвеев К. П. (Бар-Маттай) Образцы современных ассирийских пословиц и поговорок (диалекты Альбак, Гавар) // Семитские языки. Сборник статей. Выпуск 3. М., 1976, с. 204
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme dalu
Meaning 1 back далудихъ къаткун
"to lie on one's back"
Direction
Meaning 2 support (fig.) адахъ далу авач
"He does not have any support"
Reference
Related Languages
Comment (LezgRus 107). The same in Tabassaran, see (TabRus 141).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme arka
Meaning 1 back
Direction
Meaning 2 support арка вер-
"to support, to help (lit. to give back)"
Reference
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Comment ГРМС 53. The same in Turkish ТуРС 63.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigre
Lexeme ʕeṣāt
Meaning 1 back (of men and animals) ʔabbara ʔabuka; ʔəllā dannat tā ʕeṣātu 'now your father has grown old; his back is bent'
Direction
Meaning 2 support, relatives wa-ʕeṣāt tərakbo wa-ḥaggabā 'and you will find support and protection
Reference
Related Languages
Comment (LH 491).