Shift #748

road → manner, way

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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme put'
Meaning 1 road, beaten track, walking path a. Проложить путь 'to break a path'. b Мощеные пути 'paved ways'.
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Meaning 2 means, manner of achieving smth, direction Он достиг этого путем ходатайства, поклонов, подкупа.
"He got it by means of solicitations, bows, bribes."
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Comment (Dal')
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme path
Meaning 1 road
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Meaning 2 manner, way It is very seldom for two successive kings to tread in the same path.
"It is very seldom for two successive kings to tread in the same path."
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme сäбил
Meaning 1 road, way
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Meaning 2 means
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Comment ПРС 439.Borrowing from Arabic
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Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme чàун
Meaning 1 road, way
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Meaning 2 method
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Comment Novikov et al. 1976, 71
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Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme tariki
Meaning 1 way, road
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Meaning 2 means
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Comment Polikanov; borrowing from Arabic.
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Type Derivation
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme 1 ṭarīḳ-
Lexeme 2 ṭarīḳat-
Meaning 1 a road, way, path
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Meaning 2 a way, mode, manner
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Comment (Lane 1848-1849).
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Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme njia
Meaning 1 way, road, street njia уа reli
"railway"
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Meaning 2 method 1 njia уа ugunduzi kwa lijulikanalo
"1 deductive method 2 to do smn's best , use all available means (to achieve the goal)"
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Comment Polikanov
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Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme mängäd
Meaning 1 road, route mängäd ʔaṭa, mängäd ṭäffabbät 'to lose one's way, go astray
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Meaning 2 means, fashion, manner, method, way of doing s.th. bäzih mängäd 'in this way, manner, fashion'
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Comment (K 282).
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme way
Meaning 1 road The way was rough
"The way was rough"
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Meaning 2 manner, method There are different ways of doing a thing
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Related Languages The same polysemy in German Weg 'way, road; manner, method, means'.
Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme раh
Meaning 1 road, way
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Meaning 2 means
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Comment ПРС 388.
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Type Polysemy
Language Thai
Lexeme thāng
Meaning 1 way, road
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Meaning 2 means
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Comment also hón-thāng
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Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme camino
Meaning 1 road, way
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Meaning 2 means (to achieve smth) camino directo
"the right way (to achieve smth)"
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Comment Narumov 1995: 157
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Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme dào
Meaning 1 way, road
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Meaning 2 method
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Comment БКРС 11099
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Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme strada
Meaning 1 road, way
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Meaning 2 way, means, method non sapere che strada prendere; trovare la strada giusta
"not to know what to do; to be at a loss; to find the right way/the right means"
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Modern Written Arabic
Lexeme sabīl-
Meaning 1 way, road, path
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Meaning 2 access, means, expedient, possibility
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Comment (Wehr 461).
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Type Polysemy
Language Chaha
Lexeme ema
Meaning 1 way, road wər ema 'main road'
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Meaning 2 manner nəbrät yafʷäžəžpʷä ema yəšä ‘he looks for a way to improve the livelihood’
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Comment (LGur. I 9).
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Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme req
Meaning 1 road ракьун рехъ
"railway (= iron road)"
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Meaning 2 means и рекьелди
"in this way"
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Comment (LezgRus 277-278)
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Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme jìng
Meaning 1 path
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Meaning 2 way, access, method
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Comment БКРС 11051
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Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme via
Meaning 1 road, way
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Meaning 2 means via belli; eadem via
"the way of making war; in the same way"
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme road
Meaning 1 road, way
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Meaning 2 means There is only one road to peace and that is to stop the war.
"There is only one road to peace and that is to stop the war."
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Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme gáti
Meaning 1 way, road
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Meaning 2 means
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Comment Кочергина 188
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Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme vei
Meaning 1 road asfaltert vei
"paved road"
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Meaning 2 manner, style klesvei
"clothing style"
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