Shift #393

arc → rainbow

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Realization
Type Derivation
Language German
Lexeme 1 Bogen
Lexeme 2 Regenbogen
Meaning 1 arc
Direction
Meaning 2 rainbow
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Comment Also the Eng. bow and rainbow
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme arcus
Meaning 1 arc
Direction
Meaning 2 rainbow
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Comment Thus the Engl. arc 'arch' and 'rainbow', Span. arco 'curve, arch' and arco iris 'rainbow', Ital. arco 'curve' and arcobaleno 'rainbow', Fr. arc and arc-en-ciel 'rainbow'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme upinde
Meaning 1 bend, arc upinde wa njia; upinde wa mto
"road curve, river curve"
Direction
Meaning 2 rainbow upinde wa mvua
"rainbow"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Russian
Language 2 Czech
Lexeme 1 duga
Lexeme 2 duha
Meaning 1 arch
Direction
Meaning 2 rainbow [Павлович 1976: 95]
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Comment Serb. дуга has only the meaning B. The Bulg. дъга has both meanings.