Shift #489

mouth → speech

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hausa
Lexeme baki
Meaning 1 mouth
Meaning 2 speech, conversation
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Comment Cf. another word РОТ: mabari ‘speech, performance’ (Khausa 31).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Avar
Lexeme k'al
Meaning 1 mouth
Meaning 2 speech (e.g. of a person of pleasant speech, eloquent)
"Напр., “человек с приятной речью”, “красноречивый”"
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Comment Cf. Bezhta сикIо-бил ‘language, speech’ (< mouth + beginning (of a rope, thread)).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme kha
Meaning 1 mouth
Meaning 2 speech, language kha-brgyud-pa
"oral tradition"
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Comment Рерих I, 228.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme kuchi (口)
Meaning 1 mouth
Direction
Meaning 2 speech, words 口と心は裏腹なことが多々ある。
"What we say and what we mean are often quite different."
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Comment EDICT.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme στόμα
Meaning 1 mouth
Direction
Meaning 2 speech, utterance
Reference LSJ
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Comment LSJ 1648
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Oromo
Lexeme afaan
Meaning 1 mouth Namni yommu dubbatu, afaaniin, arrabaan, ilkaaniin, laagadhaan, qoonqodhaan, hidhiidhaa fi funyaaniin hojjata
"when a person speaks, it is his or her mouth, tongue, teeth, throat, uvula, lips and nose that do the job"
Direction
Meaning 2 language, speech afaan Oromoo;
"Oromo language, written language"
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Comment Borello 1995:8; Gragg 1982:9.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme af
Meaning 1 mouth af ṭärrägä 'to wipe the mouth'
Direction
Meaning 2 word, speech, language afun awwäḳä 'to know (understand) s.o.'s language''
Reference
Related Languages The same polysemy in most Gurage languages (LGur. 19).
Comment (K 1347).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme ağız
Meaning 1 mouth
Direction
Meaning 2 idiom, dialect, argot Istanbul ağızı
"Istanbul dialect"
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Comment ТуРС 30.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme munn
Meaning 1 mouth sove med åpen munn
"to sleep with an open mouth"
Direction
Meaning 2 speech passe munnen sin; være grov i munnen
"to watch one’s mouth; to use bad language"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme mund
Meaning 1 mouth halvåben mund
"parted lips "
Direction
Meaning 2 speech
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme mun
Meaning 1 mouth föra skeden till munnen
"to lift a spoon to one’s mouth"
Direction
Meaning 2 speech han är grov i munnen
"he uses bad language"
Reference SAO
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