Shift #483

mouth → edge

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Archi
Lexeme sːob
Meaning 1 mouth
Meaning 2 tip, end (rope), bank
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hausa
Lexeme baki
Meaning 1 mouth
Meaning 2 edge, border
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Comment Also when expressing the meaning of ‘soon’ as “on the verge" (Khausa 31).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Avar
Lexeme k'al
Meaning 1 mouth
Meaning 2 beginning, end (e.g. of a rope, field, ), part (e.g. front part of a military brigade)
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Comment Cf. Karata эли ‘beginning, edge, tip (e.g. thread)’; Chamalal эл ‘beginning, tip, edge (e.g. rope, wire)’.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hausa
Lexeme baki
Meaning 1 mouth
Meaning 2 knife blade
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Comment Possibly related to the shift to 'tip, edge'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ʔaf
Meaning 1 mouth wəsta ʔafa balāʕi 'in the mouth of the eater' (Nah. 3:12).
Direction
Meaning 2 border, edge ʔafa malbasəya (Job 30:18) 'the edge of my clothes'
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Related Languages Ср. Amh. af 'mouth; rim (of a glass or a pot)' (K 1346).
Comment (LGz. 8; LLA 808-09).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme ağız
Meaning 1 mouth
Meaning 2 blade (knife); start (road) bıçağın ağızı
"knife blade"
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Comment ТуРС 30.