Shift #626

snake — caterpillar

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Realization
Type Cognates
Language Russian
Lexeme gnusina
Meaning 1 snake Была такая непроходимая гать, на ней только гнусина ползучая, да птица летучая
"There was an impassable brushwood road, where there were just worms and birds"
Meaning 2 worm, caterpillar
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Comment Both meanings are dialectal. 1 - Tobol., Amur., Sverdl. 2 - North, East., Sib., Даль СРНГ 6, 250
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme ʁüläʁ
Meaning 1 snake гъуьлягъди яна
"the snake bit"
Meaning 2 caterpillar кIазун гъуьлягъар
"silkworms (кIаз - silkmoth, raw silk)"
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Comment (LezgRus 95, 210)
Realization
Type Cognates
Language Russian
Lexeme polzun
Meaning 1 snake
Meaning 2 caterpillar
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Comment Both meanings are dialectal. 1 - Pskov., Novg., Simb., Kyrgyz. 2 - Arkhang. СРНГ 29, 67
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language 1 Classical Arabic
Language 2 Tigre
Lexeme 1 siff-, suff-
Lexeme 2 səf
Meaning 1 'serpent' (BK I 1096, Lane 1368)
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Meaning 2 'millepede' (LH 200)
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Comment SED II, No. 207.
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 zmeja
Lexeme 2 zmeolan
Meaning 1 snake
Meaning 2 fruit moth caterpillar Hyponomenta variabilis Zell.
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Comment Sarat., СРНГ 11, 302