Shift #757

to go astray ↔ to err, be wrong

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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme πλάνη
Meaning 1 wandering
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Meaning 2 fallacy
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Nganasan
Lexeme дюгуса
Meaning 1 to get lost
Meaning 2 to be mistaken
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Comment НМС 499
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Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme ылавны
Meaning 1 to get lost шондiа лунö вöрын он ылав
"on a sunny day it is impossible to get lost in a forest"
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Meaning 2 to be mistaken ылавны артасигöн
"to make a mistake in calculations"
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Comment КомиРС 755
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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 zabludit'sja
Lexeme 2 zabluždat'sja
Meaning 1 to get lost Дети заблудились в лесу
"Children got lost in the forest"
Meaning 2 to be wrong Вы заблуждаетесь
"You are mistaken!"
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Comment In Czech bloudit, Pol. błądzić and Srb. Both meanings are combined; in Bulg. блуждая, Mac. блуди there is only 'to roam, to wander',
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Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme səḥta
Meaning 1 lose (the way), get lost bəʔəsi zazzaziʔahu ḥora ba-fənotu wa-səḥta ‘each man went his own way and went astray’ (Jes. 53:6)
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Meaning 2 make a mistake, err nabiy ʔəmma səḥta ʔana ʔasḥatkəwwo ‘if a prophet erred, then I made him err’ (Hez. 14:9)
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Related Languages Amharic satä 'to err, to be mistaken, make a mistake; to lose one's way' (K 529)
Comment (LGz. 494; LLA 329f.)
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Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme tänsäwallälä
Meaning 1 wander, walk without purpose (K 569)
Meaning 2 to be imbecile
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme gegaya
Meaning 1 err, go astray, go wrong yogi ʔəgeggi ʔəsma ʔənta fənota dabr mamaṣāʔku 'perhaps I am going astray because I came through a mountain road' (LLA 1199)
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Meaning 2 err ba-fətḥ ʔi-yəgeggi ʔafuhu ‘his mouth will not err in the judgment’ (Prov. 16:10)
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Comment (LGz. 185, LLA 1199). Cp. also derivative: ʔangegaya 'hinc innde oberrare, circumerrare, vagari': tāngegi bagadām 'you are wandering in the desert' (LLA 1199), with the meaning A only.
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Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme азас-
Meaning 1 to get lost
Meaning 2 to be mistaken
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Comment КРПС 47.
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Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme erro
Meaning 1 to lose one's way, to get lost
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Meaning 2 to be wrong
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Type Polysemy
Language Tagalog
Lexeme máhidwâ
Meaning 1 to get lost
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Meaning 2 to be mistaken (fig.)
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Comment hidwâ 'erroneous, mistaken'
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Type Polysemy
Language Lak
Lexeme äjq'in
Meaning 1 to get lost, to lose the way
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Meaning 2 to be mistaken, to do wrong
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Comment (Khajdakov 1962: 42)
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Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme лàнхмà
Meaning 1 to get lost, to lose the way
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Meaning 2 to be wrong; fallacy
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Comment Novikov et al. 1976, 512