Shift #792

deaf → stupid

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kayardild
Lexeme dunbuwa marralda
Meaning 1 deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tzotzil
Lexeme ton-kokil
Meaning 1 stone-deafness
Direction
Meaning 2 stupidity
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sumerian
Lexeme idim
Meaning 1 deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kilivila
Lexeme -nagoa
Meaning 1 having defect of speech, dumb, deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Maung
Lexeme galadja
Meaning 1 deaf person
Direction
Meaning 2 half-wit
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ṣämam
Meaning 1 ‘deaf, hard of hearing’
Direction
Meaning 2 ‘stupid’
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Comment (KT 2555)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kuuk-Thaayorre (Thayore)
Lexeme waal-a
Meaning 1 hard of hearing
Direction
Meaning 2 silly, stupid
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Geez
Lexeme 1 dənqəw
Lexeme 2 danqāwi
Meaning 1 deaf dənqəwāna ʔəzan
"'having deaf ears' (used also figuratively - "oh, you deaf!" addressed to heretics )"
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant, stupid nafsāt danqāwiyāt
"silly souls"
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179; LLA 1116
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme süket
Meaning 1 deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid (slang)
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Navajo
Lexeme t`óójaa`dijolee
Meaning 1 with ball-shaped ears
Direction
Meaning 2 without understanding
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179.
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 gluhoj
Lexeme 2 glušnja
Meaning 1 deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 fool, dupe
Reference
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Comment Kostrom. Березович 2007, 140
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yir Yoront
Lexeme ngengkeny
Meaning 1 deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid and uncontrollably badtempered
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Quechua
Lexeme opa
Meaning 1 deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Indonesian
Lexeme buta tuli
Meaning 1 blind and deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 be completely ignorant of something
Reference
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Comment Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme dänḳʷäro
Meaning 1 ‘deaf’ dänḳoronna dəda hono näw yätäwällädäw
"‘he was born deaf and dumb’ (Leslau 1973:363)"
Direction
Meaning 2 ‘ignorant, stupid’ əndet yalläčč dänḳoro nat
"‘she is such an ignorant person!’ (Leslau 1973:609)"
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Comment (K 1795)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language 1 Akkadian
Language 2 Amharic
Lexeme sukkuku
Meaning 1 'deaf' šumma šarratu sukkuka ulid
"'if the queen gives birth to a deaf (child)'"
Direction
Meaning 2 'obtuse' amēlūtu sukukatma mimma ul idi
"'mankind is obtuse, it knows nothing'"
Reference
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Comment CAD S 362-363
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme нà-тху
Meaning 1 dull of ear
Direction
Meaning 2 to be stupid, silly
Reference
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Comment From нà 'ear' Novikov et al. 1976, 285
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Nahuatl
Lexeme 1 atlacaqui
Lexeme 2 uel atlacaqui
Meaning 1 deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
Reference
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Comment uel 'very' Haser 2000, 179
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gugu-yimidjir
Lexeme milga-mul
Meaning 1 deaf
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
Reference
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Comment 'ear+PRIVATIVE'