Shift #830

to eat → to destroy

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme akālu
Meaning 1 to eat kāram ikulu kāsam ištû
"They were eating from a plate and drinking from a cup"
Direction
Meaning 2 to destroy āla appul aqqur ina išāti ašrup akulšú
"I destroyed, ruined the city, I set fire on it, I destroyed (lit. ate) it"
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Comment (CAD AI 245, 247, 254)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme bälla
Meaning 1 'to eat, consume' məsa bälla
"‘to eat lunch’"
Direction
Meaning 2 'to destroy, kill (magician by means of a spell' buda bällaw
"‘the evil eye attacked him, killed him’"
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Comment K 857