Shift #739

to lead → to govern, control, rule

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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme lead
Meaning 1 to lead, to conduct lead a blind man
"to lead a blind man (НБАРС II 332)"
Meaning 2 to lead, to rule lead a mutiny
"lead a mutiny"
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Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme märra
Meaning 1 to lead (the way) (K 168f.)
Meaning 2 to shovel down food ḳəne mra
"to conduct singing (K 168f.)"
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Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme ducere
Meaning 1 to lead, to conduct
Meaning 2 to head
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Comment (Glare 576-577)
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ἄγω
Meaning 1 to lead, to conduct ἄγειν ἵππον τῆς ἡνίας
"to lead a horse by the bridle"
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Meaning 2 to command, to rule, to lead τὰς Φοινίσσας ναῦς ἄξων, τὴν πολιτείαν ἄγειν
"leading the Phoenician navy; to run state affairs"
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Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme lede
Meaning 1 to lead lede hunden i bånd
"to lead the dog on a leash"
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Meaning 2 to govern, control, rule lede en bedrift
"to run an enterprise"
Reference BO
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Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme lede
Meaning 1 to lead
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Meaning 2 to govern, control, rule lede landet
"to rule the country"
Reference DDO
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme leda
Meaning 1 to lead leda en blind
"to lead a blind person"
Direction
Meaning 2 to guide, control projektet leddes av professor NN
"the project was guided by professor NN"
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