Shift #415

to catch → to hunt

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Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language 1 Latin
Language 2 Italian
Lexeme 1 capto
Lexeme 2 cacciare
Meaning 1 various meanings related to catching
Direction
Meaning 2 to hunt
Reference
Related Languages Fr. chasser, Sp. cazar
Comment Glare 273; Prati 190; Meyer-Lübke 129-130
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Bulgarian
Lexeme lovja
Meaning 1 to catch, to seize [Бернштейн 1986: 299]
Meaning 2 to hunt
Reference
Related Languages
Comment The same type of polysemy in the Mac. лови, Serb. Ловити.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Arabic
Lexeme ṣāda
Meaning 1 'to capture, catch, snare, ensnare'
Meaning 2 'to hunt, chase' ʔaṣ-ṣaḳr-u yaṣīdu
"'the hawk preys'"
Reference
Related Languages
Comment (Lane 1752); cf. also ṣayyād- 'hunter; fisherman' (Lane 1753)
Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language Old East Slavic
Lexeme 1 ловити
Lexeme 2 ловить
Meaning 1 to hunt, catch
Direction
Meaning 2 to catch
Reference Sakhno 2009 156
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