Shift #733

curved — wrong

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Type Polysemy
Language Lak
Lexeme awkːusːa
Meaning 1 crooked, gnarled
Meaning 2 wrong, unjust авккусса инсан
"unjust person"
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Comment (Khajdakov 1962: 26)
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Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme tenge
Meaning 1 bend, curve
Direction
Meaning 2 drawback
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme krivoj
Meaning 1 curved, not straight a. Кривая линия 'a curve'. b. Кривая строка 'uneven line'.
Meaning 2 wrong, unjust a. Кривой суд 'Unfair judgment'. b. Кривое толкование 'Distorted interpretation'.
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Comment (Ushakov). Cf. colloquial uses like Что-то у тебя Ворд кривой какой-то 'Your MS Word seems to work improperly'.
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme crooked
Meaning 1 crooked, curved
Meaning 2 dishonest He is perfect in the practice of crooked ways.
"Он знает все окольные (нечестные) пути."
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme wry
Meaning 1 crooked, lop-sided a. wry smile;
"— кривая улыбка — взгляд искоса"
Meaning 2 wrong,contradictory, distorted In this psalm there is no wry word.
"В этом псалме нет ни одного неправильного слова."
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Type Borrowing
Language 1 Farsi
Language 2 Kurdish
Lexeme 1 čaft
Lexeme 2 čawt
Meaning 1 crooked, curved
Meaning 2 wrong
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Comment Цаболов I, 225
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Type Polysemy
Language Ingush
Lexeme goama
Meaning 1 crooked, curved
Meaning 2 hateful, hideous
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Comment (Kurkiev 2004: 108)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme къынгъыр
Meaning 1 crooked
Meaning 2 guilty, unfair къынгъыр эт-
"to act unfairly, to treat ill (lit. to do in a crooked way)"
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Comment КРПС 380.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tagalog
Lexeme balukot
Meaning 1 curved
Direction
Meaning 2 wrong
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Comment Таг 44
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme skjev
Meaning 1 curved en skjev nese
"crooked nose"
Direction
Meaning 2 wrong gå på skjeve
"to go wrong"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme skæv
Meaning 1 curved skæv ryg
"crooked back"
Direction
Meaning 2 wrong
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme skakkur
Meaning 1 curved myndin er skökk á veggnum
"the painting is up crooked"
Direction
Meaning 2 wrong ég hringdi óvart í skakkt númer
"I dialed the wrong number"
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Comment
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Type Semantic evolution
Language 1 Middle English
Language 2 English
Lexeme wrong
Meaning 1 curved, crooked, bent
Direction
Meaning 2 wrong
Reference Sakhno 2009 189
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