Shift #821

yellow ↔ gold

Show map

Realization
Type Derivation
Language Arabic
Lexeme 1 ʔaṣfar-
Lexeme 2 ṣafrāʔ-
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference
Related Languages
Comment BK I 1347; the word ṣafrāʔ- -is a sustantivized feminine adjective, lit. 'yellow', it is mainly used in poetic texts.
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Syriac
Language 2 Akkadian
Lexeme 1 ḥərāʕā, ḥarūʕā
Lexeme 2 ḫurāṣu
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference
Related Languages
Comment Brock. 257; CAD ḫ 245.
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Akkadian
Language 2 Geez
Lexeme 1 arḳu (warḳu)
Lexeme 2 warḳ
Meaning 1 yellow, green
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference
Related Languages
Comment CAD AII 300; LGz. 618. Meaning B has been registered in Accadian too, but it is marginal.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Manchu
Lexeme аjсин
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference
Related Languages
Comment ТМС 1, 22
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme galben
Meaning 1 yellow
Direction
Meaning 2 golden coin (hist)
Reference DEX98
Related Languages
Comment DRRS 1, 897, DEX98