Shift #664

to pull → to compete (with smn.)

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme tjagat'
Meaning 1 to pull, to tug, to draw a. Тягать лен 'to pull out flax'.
Meaning 2 to compete Трудно нам тягаться с Годуновым. (Пушкин) 'It is hard for us to compete with Godunov.' (Pushkin)
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Comment ###+ не знаю, сюда же ли значение "тяжба" («За луга поемные наследники с крестьянами тягаются доднесь.» Некрасов.)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Aghul
Lexeme duʔas
Meaning 1 to pull
Meaning 2 to pull wun giqaj maduʔa
"Do not put back dealing with him!"
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Type Polysemy
Language Arabic
Lexeme ğad̲aba
Meaning 1 to draw, to pull
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Meaning 2 to prevail againts smn (in tugging smth etc) ğad̲abahu
"He gained the upper hand over him in pulling (smth); he got the upper hand over him"
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Comment Lane 394-95. Meaning B shows in a number of derived verbs (as a rule, with the reciprocal meaning): ğād̲abahu 'he competed with him in tug-of-war' vs. ğād̲abtuhu š-šayʔ-a 'I fought with him for smth'; tağād̲abū t̲-t̲awb-a 'they fought, tugging a piece of cloth, a dress' vs. tağād̲abū ʔaṭrāf-a l-kalām-i 'they argued (lit. They were pulling the ends of the conversation)'