Shift #61

straight → correct (adj.)

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Bagvalal
Lexeme bitt'ub
Meaning 1 straight, even биттIуб цIул
"straight stick"
Direction
Meaning 2 correct, true биттIуб алгьан ида ощуб
"What he says is true"
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Comment БРС 91
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme раст
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 correct, true
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Comment ПРС 386. But раст means also RIGHT.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme nyofu
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 honest, fair
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme düz
Meaning 1 straight, even дуьз ланш
"straight stick"
Meaning 2 correct, truthful a. дуьз хабарар 'correct, authentic information;;
"верные, достоверные сведения"
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Comment (LezgRus 115). The same in Tabassaran, cf. (TabRus 153). Turkic loan.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ὀρθός
Meaning 1 straight
Direction
Meaning 2 correct
Reference LSJ
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Comment LSJ 1249
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Slavonic
Lexeme правъ
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 correct
Reference Старославянский словарь. М., 1999.
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme rətuʕ
Meaning 1 upright, straight rətuʕ ʔəgarihomu 'their legs are straight' (Hez. 1: 7)
Direction
Meaning 2 true, correct, orthodox rətuʕ fəkkārehu 'his interpretation is correct' (Dan. 2:45)
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Comment (LGz. 476; LLA 290).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme тÿз
Meaning 1 straight, smooth, even
Meaning 2 correct тÿз йонълу
"honest"
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Comment КРПС 552. Cf. also тюзь 1. even, straight, 2 honest, fair. (КРПС 569).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme dooru
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 right, correct
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Comment ГРМС 156.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme uz
Meaning 1 straight, even
Meaning 2 correct, true
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Comment ГРМС 484.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme εὐθύς
Meaning 1 straight
Direction
Meaning 2 correct, fair
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ḳənuʕ
Meaning 1 straight, straightened ḳənuʕ ḥənṣaṣ ‘straight line, beeline’
Direction
Meaning 2 correct, right, genuine bäḳ̆ənuʕ gämgämä ‘to evaluate or judge s.o. or s.th. correctly’
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Comment (KT 997).
Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language 1 Old French
Language 2 French
Lexeme 1 droit
Lexeme 2 droit
Meaning 1 rectilinear
Direction
Meaning 2 right, true
Reference François 2008 171
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