Shift #683

air — melody, tune

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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme air
Meaning 1 air; atmosphere
Meaning 2 aria; tune, melody air du pays, air populaire
"folk song"
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme air
Meaning 1 air; atmosphere
Meaning 2 tune, primary aria in a choral The band struck up a martial air.
"The band struck up a martial air."
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Comment Both meanings are borrowed from French.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Aghul
Lexeme hawa
Meaning 1 climate, air, weather
Meaning 2 tune
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Comment (Sulejmanov 2003). The same word with the same polysemy exists in Udi (Gukasjan 1974: 227), Lezgian (LezgRus 96), Tabassaran (TabRus 123).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme hava
Meaning 1 air
Meaning 2 tune
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