Shift #43

to want ↔ to love

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Jarawara
Lexeme nofa
Meaning 1 to want Iyawa hinita kabi onofarini
"I don't want to eat manioc meal by itself"
Direction
Meaning 2 to like, love Bahi kona ehene nofatere amaka.
"The thunder doesn't like fishing with poison"
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Comment JED 140.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme querer
Meaning 1 to want quisiera hablar con el
"I would like to talk to him"
Direction
Meaning 2 to love Yo te quero
"I love you"
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Comment Narumov 1995: 633
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Macedonian
Lexeme saka
Meaning 1 to desire, to want
Direction
Meaning 2 to love
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Comment [Толовски, Иллич-Свитыч 1963: 452]
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme k’an xun
Meaning 1 to want, to desire
Direction
Meaning 2 to love
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Comment (LezgRus 211). The same in Tabassaran (ККУН ХЬУБ), cf. (TabRus 199).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme ʔaḥabba
Meaning 1 to want, to desire
Direction
Meaning 2 to love
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Comment BK I 363
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme love
Meaning 1 to love
Direction
Meaning 2 to desire, to long for I'd love to stay with you.
"Я бы с удовольствием остался с вами"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Nganasan
Lexeme комсялəса
Meaning 1 to wish
Direction
Meaning 2 to fall In love
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Comment НМС 1000
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme wäddädä
Meaning 1 'to want (s.th.), to prefer' bäwäddädäw ḳän
"'whenever one wants to'"
Direction
Meaning 2 'to love, to like, to become enamoured'
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Comment K 1570