Shift #794

dry → lean

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Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme nywea
Meaning 1 to dry, to wither
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Meaning 2 to lose weight
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Comment Polikanov
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Type Polysemy
Language Azeri
Lexeme quru-
Meaning 1 to dry
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Meaning 2 to lose weight
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Comment АзРС 172
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme sohnut'
Meaning 1 to dry бельё сохнет
"the linen is drying"
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Meaning 2 to lose flesh, to emaciate Он сохнет на глазах
"He is falling away in front of your eyes."
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Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme kuru
Meaning 1 dry, withered
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Meaning 2 thin, lean
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Comment ГРМС 297.
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Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme gān
Meaning 1 dry
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Meaning 2 exhausted
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Comment БКРС 13369
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Type Polysemy
Language Erzya
Lexeme коське
Meaning 1 dry коське пенгть
"dry wood"
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Meaning 2 thin, lean коське ломань
"thin person"
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Comment ЭрзРС 297
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Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme nyaa
Meaning 1 to dry, to wither
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Meaning 2 to decrease (in size)
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Comment Polikanov
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme sec
Meaning 1 dry, withered, dried
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Meaning 2 gaunt, lean, thin
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Comment The meaning 'dry' is primary, because it has been registered in Lat. siccus (Glare 1754-1755). The etimology of the Fr. sec see in (Meyer-Lübke 594)
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Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme yabs-, yabas-
Meaning 1 'dry, dried up' ḥaṭab-un yabs-un
"'dry fire-wood'"
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Meaning 2 lean ʔatān-un yabsat-un
"'a she-ass dry and lean'"
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Comment 'dry, dried up, exsiccated' (Lane 2975)
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Type Derivation
Language Lithuanian
Lexeme 1 džiùti
Lexeme 2 džiusnà
Meaning 1 to dry, to wither
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Meaning 2 thin, lean (person)
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Comment LRŽ 167
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Type Polysemy
Language Adyghe
Lexeme jeʁʷǝƛ'en
Meaning 1 to stick, to dry on
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Meaning 2 to lose weight, to be done up
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Comment АдРС 103
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Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme däräḳ
Meaning 1 'dry, dried, dried-out' däräḳ ənč̣ät
"'dry wood'"
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Meaning 2 'badly nourished or fed (and hence gaunt)' däräḳ set
"'skinny woman'"
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Comment (K 1744); cf. also Tna. däräḳ̆ 'dry, arid, stony (soil), dry (grain); scrawny, lean' (KT 2079)
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ἰσχνός
Meaning 1 dry, withered
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Meaning 2 thin, lean
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