Shift #571

to transit → to have experience

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme guo
Meaning 1 to pass, to cross
Meaning 2 "action or state has taken place at least once" (suffix like) Yangmei dangao wo chi guo. (= strawberry cake I eat EXPER)
"I have eaten a strawberry cake once."
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Comment Cf. wo kan-guo naben shu ‘I read, I had to read this book’. The situation in Thai languages is the same.