Shift #831

<weapon> → war

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ἀσπίς
Meaning 1 shield
Direction
Meaning 2 battle
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Realization
Type Derivation
Language Amharic
Lexeme ṭor
Meaning 1 spear
Direction
Meaning 2 war yäṭor minister 'ministry of war (obsolete)'
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Comment (K 2113); cp.als ṭorənnät 'war, battle', the basic word for 'war' (K 2113)
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme 1 ḥarbat-
Lexeme 2 ḥarb-
Meaning 1 a dart, or javeline
Direction
Meaning 2 war, battle, fight
Reference
Related Languages Ancient Hebrew ḥereb 'dagger, short sword' (HALAT 335-36); arb, arǝb etc. in Gurage languages with the meanings 'battle, war, spear' (LGur. 727)
Comment (Lane 540;BK I 402). The original meaning is most likely 'war', although in Arabic itself, the lexeme A is a derivation from the lexeme B.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme δόρυ
Meaning 1 spear
Direction
Meaning 2 fight, battle, war καὶ τὸ δ. καὶ τὸ κηρύκειον πέμπειν
"to offer a choice between the war and the peace negotiotians (Polybius)"
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme kʷinat, kʷənat
Meaning 1 spear bəkʷənat wäg̣ʔa 'to pearce with a spear'
Direction
Meaning 2 war mək̲nit kʷənat 'casus belli'
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Comment (KT 1649)