Shift #40

to find → to receive visitors

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Type Polysemy
Language Evenki
Lexeme бака-
Meaning 1 to find
Meaning 2 to meet
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Comment The same in Oroch and Udige; in Solon, Even, Negidal, Ulcha and Nanai there is only meaning A, but there is a derived verb meaning 'to meet'. In Negidal, Oroch, Udige and Nanai this root gave rise to the traditional greeting. ТМС 1, 66-67
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme retrouver
Meaning 1 to find retrouver ses clefs
"to find keys"
Meaning 2 to meet, to see Je te retrouverai à midi au café.
"We will meet in a café at midday"
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Type Derivation
Language Geez
Lexeme 1 rakaba
Lexeme 2 tarākaba
Meaning 1 'find, get, acquire' [LGz. 469]
Meaning 2 'meet one another' (LGz. 469)
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