Shift #385

thigh / hip — back (body part)

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Type Cognates
Language 1 Russian
Language 2 Czech
Lexeme 1 bedro
Lexeme 2 bedra
Meaning 1 thigh, hip
Meaning 2 back (only in pl.) [Павлович 1976: 27]
"[Павлович 1976: 27"
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Related Languages
Comment The Serb. бедро, Bulg. бедро, Mac. бедро, Pol. biodro have the same meanings as the Russian cognate.
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Zway
Language 2 Wolane
Lexeme č̣ən
Meaning 1 thigh
Direction
Meaning 2 back, back of the body
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Related Languages
Comment (LGur. I 1141, 1204, LGur. 183).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ḥəḳo, ḥəḳḳʷä
Meaning 1 loins, hip(s)
Direction
Meaning 2 back ḥəḳḳʷey yäḥəmmänni ‘My back aches’
Reference
Related Languages Cp. Geez ḥaḳʷe 'hip, loin, thighbone' (LGz. 239); Harari ḥač̣i 'back of the body' (LHar. 79)
Comment (KT 213).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandaic
Lexeme halṣa
Meaning 1 hip uata lhalṣa ʕlẖ ‘and there is a mark on her hip’
Direction
Meaning 2 back humarta ḏ-halṣai 'his, my spine, backbone'
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Related Languages
Comment (DM 122).