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Number of realizations

7

animal

insect

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Panare
Lexeme nəʔna
Meaning 1 animal
Direction
Meaning 2 insect
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Rapanui
Lexeme manu
Meaning 1 animal
Direction
Meaning 2 insect
Reference Englert
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Angami
Lexeme kuno
Meaning 1 animal
Direction
Meaning 2 insect
Reference Marrison 1967
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Otomi
Lexeme zu'we
Meaning 1 animal
Direction
Meaning 2 insect
Reference World Loanword Database
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Comment Also 'worm'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Seychellois Creole
Lexeme bebet
Meaning 1 animal
Direction
Meaning 2 insect
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Comment From dialectal French bébête (children, colloquial) 'animal, beastie, critter' from bête 'beast'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tzotzil
Lexeme chon
Meaning 1 animal
Direction
Meaning 2 insect
Reference World Loanword Database
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Comment Also pet, snake, bug, from the Proto-Mayan word for ‘snake’
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme jaṃtu
Meaning 1 living being, creature, animal
Direction
Meaning 2 insect, roundworm, hookworm, tapeworm and similar other parasites grown in the belly.
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary 400
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