Shift #783

to fall asleep → to die, pass away

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme a adormi
Meaning 1 to fall aspleep
Direction
Meaning 2 to die (fig.)
Reference DEX98
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Comment DRRS 1, 39, DEX98
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Slavonic
Lexeme ѹcънѫти
Meaning 1 to fall asleep въздрѣьа сѧ и ѹсънѫ малы
Direction
Meaning 2 to die, to pass away богъ пльтиѭ и ѹсьпе
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Comment Ст.-слав.сл. 749. Cf. Also the Rus. Усопший (Late, dead).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme noma
Meaning 1 'sleep' ʔi-nənum ʔallā nənḳāh;
"'let us not sleep, but let us be awake!';"
Direction
Meaning 2 'die' ʔəlla nomu krəstiyān ṣādəḳān
"'the righteous Cristians that died'"
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Comment LGz. 409; LLA 670
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme entschlafen
Meaning 1 fall asleep
Direction
Meaning 2 pass away
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme somna in
Meaning 1 fall asleep
Direction
Meaning 2 pass away
Reference SAO
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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 počivat'
Lexeme 2 počit'
Meaning 1 to sleep, to repose
Direction
Meaning 2 to pass away
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Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme sovne
Meaning 1 to fall asleep
Direction
Meaning 2 to die, pass away sovne inn
"to die "
Reference BO
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