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wood, timber — forest

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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ὕλη
Meaning 1 timber
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Meaning 2 forest
Reference LSJ
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Comment LSJ 1847-1848
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme wood
Meaning 1 wood, timber a short piece of wood
"небольшой кусок дерева"
Meaning 2 forest
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme bois
Meaning 1 wood, timber
Meaning 2 forest
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Type Polysemy
Language Bezhta
Lexeme wan
Meaning 1 wood, timber
Meaning 2 forest
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Comment In Bezhta the meaning 'wooden' is expressed by the genitive case of the word 'wood'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme les
Meaning 1 wood, forest
Meaning 2 timber a. сплавлять лес по реке 'to float timber'; b. строевой лес 'building wood; timber'
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Comment In Serbo-Croatian the original meaning 'forest' is obsolete, the principal meaning is that of 'construction material'.
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Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme чуб
Meaning 1 wood, timber чубкари
"wood processing"
Meaning 2 forest (trees)
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Comment ПРС 271.