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3

fortress

prison

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme крепость (krepost')
Meaning 1 fortress Урядник привел меня в избу, стоявшую на высоком берегу реки, на самом краю крепости. А. Пушкин Капитанская дочка
"The sergeant took me to a hut, which stood on the high bank of the river, on the very edge of the fortress. A. Pushkin The Captain's Daughter"
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Meaning 2 (obsolete) prison Мы все по-разному Судьбой своей оплаканы. Кто крепость знал, Кому Сибирь знакома. Есен. Русь бесприютная.
"We are all mourned in different ways by our Fate. Who knew the fortress, Who knows Siberia. S. Esenin Shelterless Russia"
Reference BAS page 5 1628-1630
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Comment From крепкий 'hard; strong; firm'. Compare Old East Slavic крѣпость (krěpostĭ) 'strength'. Meaning related to fortification attested since 16th-17th centuries. Possibly influenced by German Festung 'fortress'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme острог (ostgog)
Meaning 1 (historical) fortress, stockaded town Хабаров достиг устья реки Кумари, где построил укрепленный острог.
"Khabarov reached the mouth of the Kumari River, where he built a fortified ostrog"
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Meaning 2 (dated) prison, jail — Барин хотел, — сказал ему исправник, — посадить тебя в городской острог.., но я вступился за тебя и выпросил тебе прощение. А. Пушкин Дубровский
"- The landowner wanted, - the police chief told him, - to put you in the city prison ... but I stood up for you and begged your forgiveness. A. Pushkin Dubrovsky "
Reference BAS page 8 1197
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hiligaynon
Lexeme kútà
Meaning 1 fort, fortress
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Meaning 2 prison, jail
Reference SEAlang Hiligaynon
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Comment From Tagalog kuta 'fort; fortress; fortification'