Shift #787

soft (adj.) — smooth

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme bløt
Meaning 1 soft
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Meaning 2 smooth
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Comment Аракин 2000(1): 120
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ləmuṣ
Meaning 1 'soft' (LGz. 316 marāwəḫtāt za-gəburāt ʔəm-gəbr ləmuṣ
"'the fans which are made of a soft material'"
Meaning 2 'smooth, slippery' kʷakʷəḥ ləmuṣ
"'a smooth stone'"
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Comment LGz. 316; LLA 37
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme läslassa
Meaning 1 'soft (cushion, ground)' läslassa wämbär '
"comfortable chair'"
Meaning 2 'smooth (stone)' gədgədaw läslassa
"'The wall is smooth' (Leslau 1973:1196)"
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Comment (K 56); cf. also Tigrinya. ləslus 'soft, fresh; smooth (hair)' (KT 84)