Shift #812

beeswax → yellow

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Type Derivation
Language Syriac
Lexeme šəʕōtā
Meaning 1 wax
Meaning 2 yellow, the colour of wax
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Comment Brock. 792. Cf. also šəʕōtāyā 'flavus', šəʕōtānāyā 'yellow' (ibid.). The word for yellow in some modern Aramaic dialects has also been derived from the word meaning wax (but the same root as in Syrian)
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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 vosk
Lexeme 2 voskovoj
Meaning 1 wax
Meaning 2 waxen восковой цвет лица
"wax like complexion"
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