Shift #453

stone, rock → eye

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Type Polysemy
Language Polish
Lexeme oko
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 gem, cameo (in a ring)
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Comment Cf. the Russian глазок ‘о перстне и о подобной вещи: одиночный камешек, жемчужинка’ (a ring or a similar thing: a pebble, a pearl) (Dal').
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Type Polysemy
Language Uzbek
Lexeme кўз
Meaning 1 eye
Meaning 2 jewel (in a ring)
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Type Cognates
Language 1 Polish
Language 2 Russian
Lexeme 1 głaz
Lexeme 2 glaz
Meaning 1 rock, boulder
Meaning 2 eye
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Comment Most probably it goes back to the Slav. *gl-a-zъ, which is a suffixal derivation from the I.-E. *g(h)el «pebble», «round», «ball-like». The etymology: the Rus. глаз < ‘ball, stone’ (cf. Pol. glaz «boulder», «sandstone», Old Czech. Hlazec «gem»).