Number of realizations

3

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Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 glava
Lexeme 2 glavnyj
Meaning 1 head Главу с плеч долой!
"Head off the shoulders!"
Direction
Meaning 2 principal
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme 1 Haupt
Lexeme 2 Haupt-
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 principal (part of compunds )
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme 1 raʔs-
Lexeme 2 raʔīs-
Meaning 1 head rumiya fulān-un minhu fī r-raʔs-i ‘such a one was shot by him in the head’
Direction
Meaning 2 principal
Reference
Related Languages Similar derivatives from the same root are found in the majority of Semitic languages.
Comment (BK I 793-794; Lane 995-996).