Shift #391

good → kind, good-hearted

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Czech
Lexeme dobrý
Meaning 1 good [Павлович 1976: 75]
Direction
Meaning 2 kind
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Comment In Serb., Mac., добар, Bulg. добър, Pol. dobry there is the same type of polysemy. In Rus. Зthe meaning 'good' is marginal (cf. добрый конь (good horse), доброе вино (good wine) etc.). But there is the noun добро (good)(vs. Зло(evil)).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme bon
Meaning 1 good un bon film
"a good movie"
Direction
Meaning 2 kind être bon pour les animaux
"to be kind to animals"
Reference Larousse online
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme χρηστός
Meaning 1 usefull, good of its kind χρηστός σῖτος
"good crops"
Direction
Meaning 2 good, kindly (of a men) χρηστοί θεοί, χρηστός δεσπότης
"gracious gods, well-disposed lord"
Reference LSJ
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Comment LSJ 2007
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme god
Meaning 1 good en god kniv
"a good knife"
Direction
Meaning 2 kind, nice, friendly være god mot en
"to be kind to someone"
Reference BO
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