Shift #583

hyena — old (vs. young)

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Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme kaftar
Meaning 1 hyena
Meaning 2 old, senile, feeble (old woman) кафтар къари
"decrepit old woman; old witch, hag"
Related Languages
Comment (LezgRus 152). Cf. КУСКАФТАР 'hyena; witch, hag' (LezgRus 167). The same in the Tabassaran КАФТАР (TabRus 189). Cf. the Udi КАФТIАР 'old, decrepit man', КАФТIАР-КУСИ 'old woman, vampire' (Gukasjan 1974: 133).