Shift #791

dry → obstinate

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme däräḳ
Meaning 1 'dry, dried, dried-out' däräḳ ənč̣ät
"'dry wood'"
Meaning 2 'stubborn, persistent (person)' däräḳ balagär;
"'stubborn peasant';"
Reference
Related Languages
Comment (K 1744); сf. also Tigrinya.däräḳ 'dry, arid, stony (soil), dry (grain); unyielding, stubborn' (KT 2079)
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme 1 nəḳuṣ
Lexeme 2 nḳaṣ
Meaning 1 'dry, dried, dried up' bəsänki nəḳuṣ yənäddəd rəḥus
"'on account of dry [sticks] wet [ones] will burn' (KT 1320)"
Meaning 2 'harsh, hard, tough; obstinate, pigheaded, self-willed, stiffnecked, stubborn' (KT 1320)
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Related Languages
Comment (KT 1320)