Shift #693

to beat, hit → to break (tr.)

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme bit'
Meaning 1 to beat a. Не бей ребенка 'Do not beat the child'. b. Бить больно 'to beat painfully'. c. Бить кого-нибудь по голове 'to beat someone on the head'.
Direction
Meaning 2 to crush, to break a. Бить стекла. 'To break glass.' b. Бить щебень. 'To break small rocks.'
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Comment (Ushakov)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lithuanian
Lexeme daužýti
Meaning 1 to beat, to hit daužýti kùmščiu į˜ stãlą
"to hit the table with a fist"
Direction
Meaning 2 to break daužýti indus
"to break dishes"
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Comment LRŽ 139
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme fua
Meaning 1 to beat, to hit
Direction
Meaning 2 to break (tr.) fua nazi
"to break a coconut"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme banja
Meaning 1 to beat, to knock
Direction
Meaning 2 to break, to split
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme κόπτω
Meaning 1 to beat, to hit
Direction
Meaning 2 to break, to crush
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Comment Also κατακόπτω