Shift #504

ear ↔ listener

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme auris
Meaning 1 ear
Meaning 2 listener (poet.)
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Comment (Glare 217)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme uho
Meaning 1 ear
Meaning 2 a person who can eavesdrop
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Comment Cf. about a person who can overhear, eavesdrop: Солдат-то этот ухо (lit. This soldier is an ear).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme listener
Meaning 1 ear
Meaning 2 listener (argot)
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Comment The shift is "listener" > "ear".