Shift #450

eye → opening, hole

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Type Polysemy
Language Lithuanian
Lexeme akís
Meaning 1 eye
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Meaning 2 mesh of a net
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Comment LRŽ 21
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Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme чäшм
Meaning 1 eye
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Meaning 2 hole (sieve etc)
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Comment ПРС 265-266.
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Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme син
Meaning 1 eye куньса син
"closed eye"
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Meaning 2 hole дöра син
"a hole in the cross-stich cavas"
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Comment cf. also the meanings of "nostril", "net cell"
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Type Polysemy
Language Latvian
Lexeme acs
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 eye (needle), eye, lugworm (techn.)
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Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme карах
Meaning 1 eye
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Meaning 2 mesh, cell
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme œil
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 hole; ear (needle), nostril, cave (cheese)
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Comment Cf. Italian occhio ‘hole, eye (e.g. in cheese, stocking)’, Rumanian ochiu ‘hole, eye’, ‘eye (needle)’,‘cell (honeycomb)’, ‘cave (cheese)’, Moldovian окь ‘cell (net), arm (chain)’.
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Type Polysemy
Language Polish
Lexeme oko
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 mesh, cell
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Comment Cf. Russian глазок ‘cell, net cell’ (Dal').
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Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme wil
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 pore, hole (stone, cheese), cell (net)
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Type Polysemy
Language Finnish
Lexeme silmä
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 net stitch, needle ear
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Comment Cf. the Hungarian szem ‘(dial.) hole, dimple (in bread)’.
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Type Polysemy
Language Portuguese
Lexeme olho
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 hole; ear (needle), nostril, cave (cheese)
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme eye
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 eye
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Comment Cf. the German Auge ‘hole (e.g. in cheese), eye (technical term)’.
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Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme īnu
Meaning 1 eye appu enu uznu ēkimšunūti
"I deprived him of his nose, eye and ear"
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Meaning 2 hole ša šētišu in-šá piḳatumma;
"which has very small net cells; you put it into a clod stove with four holes and space between the holes"
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Comment Meanings А and B are present also in Arabic and Amharic cognates of the lexeme.
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Type Polysemy
Language Chuvash
Lexeme чу‡
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 mesh (net, honeycombs), eye (needle)
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Comment Cf. Uzbek кўз ‘cell (e.g. fishing net), eye (needle), hole (e.g. wound)’.
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Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme jicho
Meaning 1 eye
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Meaning 2 hole jicho lа wavu
"net mesh"
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Comment Polikanov
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Type Polysemy
Language Udi
Lexeme pul
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 aperture, hole
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Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme auga
Meaning 1 eye
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Meaning 2 hole, opening, ear
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Comment Берков
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Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme øye
Meaning 1 eye hun hadde store, brune øyne
"she had big brown eyes"
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Meaning 2 opening, hole øyet på en kvernstein, en nål
"eye of a millstone, eye of a needle"
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme öga
Meaning 1 eye hennes ärliga blå ögon
"her honest blue eyes"
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Meaning 2 opening kvarnstensöga, nålsöga
"eye of a millstone, eye of a needle"
Reference SAO
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Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme øje
Meaning 1 eye brune øjne
"brown eyes"
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Meaning 2 hole nåleøje
"eye of a needle"
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