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green ↔ vegetation

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Realization
Type Derivation
Language Geez
Lexeme 1 ḥamalmil
Lexeme 2 ḥaml
Meaning 1 'green, verdant' ʕənḳʷ ḥamalmil
"Gen. 2:12: 'the green gem'"
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Meaning 2 'vegetation, vegetables, herbs, shrubs' ḥamla gadām
"4 Ezr. 12:58: 'the vegetation of the field'"
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Comment (LGz. 233; LLA 70-71)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme arḳu
Meaning 1 'yellow, green'
Direction
Meaning 2 'greenery; vegetables'
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Comment (CAD AII 300-1). Presumable derived from the colour word "yellowish green" at the Protosemitic level.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Arabic
Lexeme ḫaḍir-
Meaning 1 green
Direction
Meaning 2 vegetation, green vegetables
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Comment BK I 586; Lane 755; Wehr 283