Shift #647

to play (intr.) → joke

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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 igra
Lexeme 2 rozygryš
Meaning 1 game, play
Meaning 2 practical joke
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Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme ludus
Meaning 1 game ludus sphaerae
"playing the ball"
Meaning 2 amusement per ludum jocumque
"jokingly"
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Comment Glare 1048-1049
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Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme ойна-
Meaning 1 to play
Meaning 2 to joke, to kid
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Comment The same in Karaim. КРПС 425.
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Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme kheli
Meaning 1 game
Meaning 2 joke
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Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme sku-rtsed
Meaning 1 play, game
Meaning 2 joke
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Comment Рерих I, 166. The words meaning 'joker' and 'team player' are derived from this stem.
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Type Polysemy
Language Udi
Lexeme ači
Meaning 1 game
Meaning 2 joke
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Comment Cf. ачидесун (causative) '1. to make play, 2. to mock, to laugh' (Gukasjan 1974: 53).