Shift #643

lion (Panthera leo) → <governor>

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karakhanid Uighur
Lexeme арслан
Meaning 1 lion
Direction
Meaning 2 a word for king (Mahmud from Kashgar)
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Comment МК 6582. Turkic word was borrowed into Udi. aslan 'lion', аслан-лугъ (с суффиксом абстрактных имен) "господство, тирания", аслан-лугъ бесун "хозяйничать, господствовать" [(Gukasjan 1974: ].
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme siṅhá
Meaning 1 lion
Direction
Meaning 2 ruler, lord
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Comment Also in complex words like siṅhácarman 'palace gates', siṅhāsana 'throne'