Shift #3815

runner — bishop (chess)

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme løber
Meaning 1 runner
Direction
Meaning 2 bishop (chess)
Reference BDRS 403
Related Languages
Comment Also Dutch loper, German Läufer, Yiddish lafer, Norwegian løper, Swedish löpare. Borrowed from German to Polish laufer, Serbo-Croatian ла̀уфер (làufer)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Finnish
Lexeme lähetti
Meaning 1 messenger or courier (person who delivers messages)
Direction
Meaning 2 bishop (chess)
Reference Vahros, Ščerbakov 2007 347
Related Languages
Comment From the verb lähettää “to send”
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme futó
Meaning 1 runner
Direction
Meaning 2 bishop (chess)
Reference Gal’di 1987 257
Related Languages
Comment Also futár 'courier, messenger', 'bishop (chess)'. Both words are from fut 'to run'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romansh
Lexeme currider
Meaning 1 runner
Direction
Meaning 2 bishop (chess)
Reference Pledari
Related Languages
Comment Sursilvan currider, Sutsilvan curider, Surmiran currier, Puter curridur, Vallader curridur