Shift #392

beautiful → good

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Type Polysemy
Language Lithuanian
Lexeme gražùs
Meaning 1 beautiful gražus véidas
"beautiful face"
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Meaning 2 good gražus óras
"fine weather"
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Comment LRŽ 202. The same in colloquial Russian speech in Lithuania under the influence of Lithuanian: красивая погода 'fine weather' (Авина Н. А. Региональные семантические особенности русского языка в Литве // Проблемы семантического анализа лексики. Тезисы докладов международной конференции. М., 2002. С. 4-5)
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Type Polysemy
Language Czech
Lexeme pĕkný
Meaning 1 beautiful [Павлович 1976: 361]
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Meaning 2 good
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Comment Pol. piękny means only 'beautiful'
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Type Polysemy
Language Serbo-Croatian
Lexeme lep
Meaning 1 beautiful, splendid
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Meaning 2 good
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Comment Толстой, с. 237
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Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme hосн
Meaning 1 beauty, charm
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Meaning 2 good
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Comment ПРС 285. Borrowing from Arabic
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme krasivyj
Meaning 1 beautiful, nice
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Meaning 2 good (dialect) Мы вчера красиво посидели тоже.
"We had a good party yesterday."
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Comment Meaning B is represented in the Daghestanian Russian.
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Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ṣəbbuḳ̆
Meaning 1 'pretty, charming, beautiful, handsome' ṣəbbuḳ̆ mälkəʕ
"'handsomeness, beauty'"
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Meaning 2 'good, excellent, fine' ṣəbbuḳ kədan
"'fine clothes'"
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Comment KT 2577
Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language 1 Old East Slavic
Language 2 Russian
Lexeme 1 хорошии
Lexeme 2 horošij
Meaning 1 beautiful, decorated
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Meaning 2 good
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Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme ḥasan-
Meaning 1 'beautiful, comely''
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Meaning 2 'good, goodly'
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Comment Lane571; cf. also ḥusn- 'goodness, goodliness; beauty, comeliness' (ibid. 570)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme beau
Meaning 1 beautiful une belle fleur
"a beautiful flower"
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Meaning 2 satisfactory Nous sommes heureux de ce beau résultat; Il fait beau
"We are happy with these good results; The weather is fine"
Reference Larousse online
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme vakker
Meaning 1 beautiful et vakkert landskap
"a beautiful landskape"
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Meaning 2 good en vakker handling
"a good action"
Reference BO
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme pen
Meaning 1 beautiful en pen hage
"a beautiful garden"
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Meaning 2 good pent vær
"fine weather"
Reference BO
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Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme pæn
Meaning 1 beautiful pænt tøj
"beautiful clothes"
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Meaning 2 good pæne karakterer
"good notes"
Reference DDO
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme vacker
Meaning 1 beautiful vackra vita tänder
"beautiful white teeth"
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Meaning 2 good med den nya metoden har man nått vackra resultat
"there have been achieved good results with the help of the new method"
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