Shift #756

to sit → to inhabit, live

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Serbo-Croatian
Lexeme sedeti
Meaning 1 to sit седети за столом
"to sit at the table"
Direction
Meaning 2 to live, to reside У младости своjоj сjедио jе у Пожаревцу и држао дуан
"When he was young, he lived in Pozharevac and had a shop"
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Comment Толстой 539
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme κάθεμαι
Meaning 1 to sit
Meaning 2 to be, to dwell, to live
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme ašābu
Meaning 1 to sit (on a chair, object) [CAD aII 386] in kusse^m la tu-sa-bu
"You must not sit on the chair [CAD aII 387]"
Meaning 2 to stay, to live [CAD aII 386] 10 m ina GN u-ab
"I will stay at [Proper name] for 10 days [CAD aII 394]"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme nabara
Meaning 1 to sit (down) [LGz. 383] nabara diba manbar 1 Reg. 28:23 [LLA 650]
"He sat down on a chair"
Meaning 2 to live, to dwell [LGz. 383] ʔəlla tənabbəru ʔiyaruslem Jes 4:3 [LLA 651]
"those who live in Jerusalem"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme suuh
Meaning 1 to sit Бат сандал дээр сууж байна
"Bat is sitting on the chair"
Meaning 2 to live Улаанбаатарт 700 000 орчим хvн оршин суудаг.
"The population of Ulaan Baator is about 700000 people."
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme adhyas
Meaning 1 to sit (on)
Meaning 2 to populate
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme 1 олтур-
Lexeme 2 олтур
Meaning 1 to sit (down)
Meaning 2 to live, to dwell
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme bshugs-pa
Meaning 1 to sit
Meaning 2 to dwell, to live
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Comment Рерих VIII, 122.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme олур-
Meaning 1 to sit (down) хамсаабакка олор
"to sit motionless"
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Meaning 2 to live, to dwell кинилэр куоракка олороллор
"They live in the city"
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Comment ЯРС 270.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme täḳämmäṭä
Meaning 1 'to sit down' yəḳḳämmäṭu
"'Sit down!' (respect.)"
Direction
Meaning 2 'to dwell, inhabit' əssu gondär täḳämmäṭä
"He lived in Gondar"
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Comment K 706. The same polsemy in the Tigrinya täḳämmäṭä (KT 920)