Shift #394

misfortune ↔ poverty

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme arm
Meaning 1 unhappy
Direction
Meaning 2 poor
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Czech
Lexeme bída
Meaning 1 trouble, misery [Павлович 1976: 31]
Direction
Meaning 2 poverty, misery, need
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Comment In Serb., Mac. 'беда' there are both meanings. In Bulg., Rus. 'беда' means only 'trouble'. In Pol. bieda means only 'poverty'. Cf. Rus. Бедный (poor).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme misère
Meaning 1 misfortune, trouble; misery, failure; suffering
Direction
Meaning 2 poverty, misery, need
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Comment From Lat. miser 'unhappy, poor'.