Shift #59

correct (adj.) — right (vs. left)

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme pravyj
Meaning 1 right правое дело
"righful cause"
Direction
Meaning 2 right
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme right
Meaning 1 correct (adj.) You're right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left) Right side
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Comment Cf. also German recht
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme sağ
Meaning 1 correct
Direction
Meaning 2 right (side)
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Comment ЭСТЯ 7, 132 (with a detailed discussion and references)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme ḳäññ
Meaning 1 correct ḳäññun yəmhar
"‘may He guide you on the right road’"
Direction
Meaning 2 right (side etc) ḳäññun əläf
"‘pass on the right! [driver of a car]’"
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Comment (K 780) NB - meaning A is present presumably in set phrases only.