Shift #743

to weigh (intr.) → to think

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Type Semantic evolution
Language 1 Latin
Language 2 French
Lexeme 1 pendere
Lexeme 2 penser
Meaning 1 to weight (objects)
Meaning 2 to think
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Comment Glare 1322-1323
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme vzvešivat'
Meaning 1 to weigh
Meaning 2 to consider, to ponder взвешенное решение
"a weighted decision"
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Comment русск. взвесить (МАС: ‘to ponder over, to assess’: [Барклай де Толли] взвесив все обстоятельства дела, решил, что сражение проиграно) '[Barclay de Tolly], having pondered over all the aspects of the matter, decided that the battle was lost'; Надо как следует все взвесить 'Everything has to be well pondered over'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme mäzzänä
Meaning 1 'to weigh, weigh out, to balance, measur' [K 312] ʔəḳawən mzznw
"'he weighed the goods' [K 312]"
Meaning 2 'to estimate, calculate' [K 312] mzno tnagr
"'to speak judiciously, weighing one's words' [K 312]"
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Realization
Type Derivation
Language English
Lexeme 1 ponderous
Lexeme 2 ponder
Meaning 1 heavy
Meaning 2 to ponder, to reflect, to consider [НБАРС 732] 1)ponder a question
"1)'обдумывать вопрос' [НБАРС 732]"
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Comment Engl. < Old Fr. Ponderare
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme ponderare
Meaning 1 to weight
Meaning 2 to judge, to value
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Comment Glare 1400
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Latin
Lexeme librare
Meaning 1 to balance
Meaning 2 to think over, to reflect
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Comment libra 'scales'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme ыараҥнат-
Meaning 1 to weight, to estimate
Direction
Meaning 2 to think over, to think through
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Comment ЯРС 520.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme dpog-pa
Meaning 1 to measure, to weight
Meaning 2 to ponder, to reflect, to estimate
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Comment Рерих V, 236.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme peser
Meaning 1 to weigh (intr.) peser un paquet sur une bascule
"to weigh a packet on scales"
Direction
Meaning 2 to examine attentively Avez-vous bien pesé tous les risques ?
"Have you considered all the risks?"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme veje
Meaning 1 to weigh (intr.)
Direction
Meaning 2 to think
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme väga
Meaning 1 to weigh (intr.) frukten vägs i kassan
"fruit are weighed at the checkout"
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Meaning 2 to think väga för och emot
"to weigh alll pros and contras"
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