Shift #67

light, bright → comprehensible

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Type Polysemy
Language Lithuanian
Lexeme áiškus
Meaning 1 light, clear áiškus dangùs
"clear sky"
Direction
Meaning 2 clear kláusimas áiškus
"the question is clear"
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Comment LRŽ 20
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme viçada
Meaning 1 "conspicuous" , bright , brilliant , shining , splendid , beautiful , white , spotless , pure
Direction
Meaning 2 clear , evident , manifest , intelligible
Reference MW
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Comment MW 989, Кочергина 606
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme jasnyj
Meaning 1 light, clear ясная погода
"fine weather"
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Meaning 2 clear ясное дело
"It is all too clear"
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Comment Cf. Also the Rus. Объяснить (explain); светить (to shine), пролить свет на что-л. (to shed light on smth), просвещение (enlightenment), осветить (вопрос) (to cover (a question)).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme claro
Meaning 1 light, well lit
Direction
Meaning 2 clear
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Comment Narumov 1995, 195
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme εὐαγής
Meaning 1 clean (snow), clear (air) λευκῆς χιόνος εὐαγεῖς βολαῖ
"clean flakes of white snow"
Direction
Meaning 2 clear εὐαγέστερον γίγνεσθαι
"become more understandable"
Reference LSJ
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Comment LSJ 705
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme parǰ
Meaning 1 light, clear
Direction
Meaning 2 clear
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Comment АрмРС 561
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme wāḍiḥ-
Meaning 1 shining, glittering
Direction
Meaning 2 obvious, clear (BK II 1553)
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme йарыт-
Meaning 1 to shine, to light
Direction
Meaning 2 to explain
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Comment КРПС 236.
Realization
Type Cognates
Language Latin
Lexeme lucidus
Meaning 1 light, bright, shining
Direction
Meaning 2 clear, evident, vivid
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Comment Glare 1021-1022
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme wa-le
Meaning 1 clear
Direction
Meaning 2 clear
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Comment Рерих VIII, 47.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme prakāçá
Meaning 1 light, clear
Direction
Meaning 2 obvious
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Comment Кочергина 409
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme aydın
Meaning 1 light, clear
Direction
Meaning 2 clear (speech, handwriting)
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Comment ТуРС 81.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme clair
Meaning 1 light, bright appartement clair
"a bright apartment"
Direction
Meaning 2 comprehensible Son exposé a été très clair.
"His report was very clear."
Reference CNRTL
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme klar
Meaning 1 light, bright friske, klare farger
"fresh, bright colours"
Direction
Meaning 2 comprehensible en kort og klar definisjon
"a short and clear definition"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme klar
Meaning 1 light, bright klar stjerne
"a bright star"
Direction
Meaning 2 comprehensible klar melding
"a clear message"
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme illuminate
Meaning 1 to illuminate
Direction
Meaning 2 to make comprehensible
Reference Sweetser 1990 40
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme világos
Meaning 1 light, bright világos hajú
"fair-haired"
Direction
Meaning 2 comprehensible világos beszéd
"comprehensible speech"
Reference Гальди 1974
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