Shift #541

nail (body part) → finger/toe

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Koyo
Lexeme 1 ro-ara
Lexeme 2 ke-ara
Meaning 1 nail (with a class prefix)
Meaning 2 finger (with a different class prefix)
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Comment In 53 other Bantu languages there is only meaning А, in 15 only meaning B (Wilkins 1996: 275).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romani
Lexeme naj
Meaning 1 fingernail
Direction
Meaning 2 finger
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Comment Source meaning is in Hungarian Vend Romani