Shift #625

noise — rumour

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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ἠχώ
Meaning 1 noise, buzz
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Meaning 2 rumours ἅπασαν τὴν Βοιωτίην κατεῖχε ἠχώ
"слух (о смерти Масистия) облетел всю Беотию"
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Comment LSJ 780
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Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme mvumo
Meaning 1 noise mvumo wa mvua; mvumo wa magari
"a patter of rain, the clatter of cars"
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Meaning 2 rumour
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Comment Also mvumishaji 'the one who makes spread rumours; news monger'; vumisho 'the sound (of a voice, drum etc. ), wail (of the wind), spreading the rumours'
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Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme Lärm
Meaning 1 noise
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Meaning 2 rumours, gossip, talk
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Comment The second meaning is marked as dialectal.
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Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme manong'onezo
Meaning 1 whisper
Meaning 2 rumour
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Comment Polikanov
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Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme ghóṣa
Meaning 1 noise, buzz
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Meaning 2 rumour
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Comment Кочергина 203
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme buzz
Meaning 1 buzz
Meaning 2 rumour There is buzz on the go that we depart at 8 o'clock.
"There is buzz on the go that we depart at 8 o'clock."
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Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme wan
Meaning 1 voice, sound, ringing, noise
Meaning 2 rumour, gossip, talk
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Comment (LezgRus 71-72)
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme bruit
Meaning 1 noise, sound, buzz, crack
Meaning 2 rumour
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme rumor
Meaning 1 subdued noise, rumble rumore secundo
"with regular splashes of paddles (V), with noisy signs of approval (V , H , T)"
Meaning 2 rumour, gossip a. rumores spargere C (dissipare Ter , C , serere V , QC ) 'to spread rumours'
"1) распускать слухи 2) узнать что-л. По слухам"
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Comment (Glare 1667)
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Type Borrowing
Language 1 Bulgarian
Language 2 Romanian
Lexeme 1 zvăn
Lexeme 2 zvon
Meaning 1 noise
Meaning 2 rumours
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Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme strepito
Meaning 1 noise
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Meaning 2 noise, rumour
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme ses
Meaning 1 voice, sound, ringing, noise сес акъатун
"to make a sound"
Meaning 2 rumours вун аниз физва лугьуз сесер ава
"There are rumours that you are going there. (lit. That you are going there saying, there are sounds.)"
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Comment (LezgRus 291-292)
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme baruzdit'
Meaning 1 to make noise
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Meaning 2 to gossip
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Comment It is dialectal - both meanings are present in the idioms of Sverdlovsk. Cf. also баруздиха 'female news monger'. СРНГ 2, 121-122