Shift #755

spot, stain → place

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Type Derivation
Language Arabic
Lexeme 1 ʔabḳaʕ-
Lexeme 2 buḳʕat-
Meaning 1 black and white
Meaning 2 lot, land fī kull-I buḳʕat-in
"in any place, anywhere"
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Comment Lane 235, BK I 150. Lexeme buḳʕat- apparently originally meant 'a stain', cf. Contexts where meanings A and B are combined: fī l-ʔarḍ-I buḳaʕ-u min nabt-in 'in the land are small portions of herbage'
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme spot
Meaning 1 spot (НБАРС 331) spot of mud
"spot of mud (НБАРС 331)"
Meaning 2 place, region, district to investigate on the spot
"to investigate on the spot"
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Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme Fleck
Meaning 1 spot [НЕМ 321] einen Fleck entfernen, auswaschen [Duden 1256]
"to remove a stain"
Meaning 2 place (colloq.) [НЕМ 321] ich stehe schon eine Studne auf demselben Fleck [Duden 1256]
"I have been standing on the same spot for an hour"
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