Shift #824

saffron (Crocus sativus) ↔ yellow

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Realization
Type Derivation
Language Soqotri
Lexeme 1 kérkham
Lexeme 2 kírkam
Meaning 1 saffron
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow
Reference
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Comment LS 225.
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Syriac
Lexeme 1 mūrēḳā
Lexeme 2 myarḳā
Meaning 1 saffron (Crocus sativus)
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow
Reference
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Comment Brock. 309-10. The word meaning saffron is derived from the root meaning *wrḳ 'to be yellowish green' at the Protoaramaic level (the meaning of 'carthamus' has been developed only in Syrian, while 'saffron' has been registered in all Aramaic languages).
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme 1 pītikā
Lexeme 2 pītika
Meaning 1 saffron
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow
Reference
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Comment Кочергина 813