Shift #749

to blow — to breathe

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Realization
Type Derivation
Language Arabic
Lexeme 1 rāḥa
Lexeme 2 ʔarāḥa
Meaning 1 to blow (wind) (BK I 945f.),
Direction
Meaning 2 to breathe (BK I 946; Lane 1179; TA II 153)
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Geez
Lexeme nafsa
Meaning 1 to blow (wind) [LGz. 389]
Direction
Meaning 2 to breathe, to inhale [LGz. 389]
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme breathe
Meaning 1 breathe
Direction
Meaning 2 to breathe, to inhale, to breathe out [NBARS 275] to breathe freely
"'свободно дышать' [НБАРС 275]"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme ÿр-
Meaning 1 to blow йель ÿрять
"the wind is blowing"
Direction
Meaning 2 to breathe
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Comment КРПС 590.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme vuvia
Meaning 1 to blow (up), to inflate
Direction
Meaning 2 to breathe vuvia pumzi
"to inhale"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme дäми-
Meaning 1 to blow (up)
Direction
Meaning 2 to breathe
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Comment ПРС 366.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme souffler
Meaning 1 to blow souffler sur une table pour en ôter la poussière
"to blow onto the table in order to blow off the dust"
Direction
Meaning 2 to breathe heavily
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Modern Greek
Lexeme pneō
Meaning 1 to blow
Direction
Meaning 2 to breathe
Reference François 2008 183
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme spiro
Meaning 1 to blow (of wind)
Direction
Meaning 2 to breathe
Reference François 2008 196
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