Shift #828

to hold (in hands) → to contain

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme q’un
Meaning 1 to hold гъиле кьун
"to hold in one's hand"
Direction
Meaning 2 to hold и банкади пуд литр кьада
"This jar holds three litres."
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Comment (LezgRus 207)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme capio
Meaning 1 to take, to get aliquid in manum capio
"to take smth in one's hand"
Direction
Meaning 2 to hold domus eos non capiet
"(Cicero) 'The house cannot host them'"
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Comment Glare 269-271; Дворецкий 153-154.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme yazä
Meaning 1 to take, to hold, to grasp ləğğun əğğun yazäččäw
"She took the child by the hand"
Direction
Meaning 2 to hold and kilolitər and ši litər yəyəzal
"There is a thousand litre in a kilolitre"
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Related Languages The same polysemy in Tigrinya ḥazä 'to hold, seize, grasp; to take; to contain, hold' (KT 264)
Comment K 1695
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme hold
Meaning 1 to take, to hold You must hold the rope tightly
"You have to hlod the rope tight"
Direction
Meaning 2 to hold The pitcher holds two pints
"The pitcher holds two pints"
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Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 deržat'
Lexeme 2 soderžat'
Meaning 1 hold Он держит в руках цветы
"He is holding flowers in his hand."
Direction
Meaning 2 to contain Глава содержит три раздела
"The chapter contains three sections"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Syriac
Lexeme ʕrā, ʕrī
Meaning 1 to seize, take, comprehend ʕraw purqəsā(ʔ) ‘they took (occupied) the tower’, pugdā d-killā ʕārē (h)wā ‘he holds the bridles of everything’
Direction
Meaning 2 to include, contain be-d-lā ʕārē (h)wā lhon mē(ʔ)mdā hānnā qpīsā ‘since this brief summary cannot include it for them’
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Comment Sokoloff 2009:1138.
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Latin
Lexeme 1 teneo
Lexeme 2 contineo
Meaning 1 to hold
Direction
Meaning 2 to contain
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme comprehendo
Meaning 1 to grasp aliquid manibus comprehendere
"to seize smth with one's hand"
Direction
Meaning 2 to maintain, to have triginta stadia comprehendere
"to hold thirty stadias"
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Comment Дворецкий 219. cf. Also Tuebingen team: Fr. Prendre 'to take' - comprendre 'to contain, to hold'