Shift #843

to speak → to practise witchcraft

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Realization
Type Derivation
Language Belarusan
Lexeme 1 šaptac'
Lexeme 2 šeptun, šeptucha
Meaning 1 to whisper
Direction
Meaning 2 quack (male and female)
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Comment The second meaning is dialectal СД 2, 348
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Russian
Language 2 Serbo-Croatian
Lexeme 1 bahorit'
Lexeme 2 bahoriti
Meaning 1 to chat, babble (dialect) Фасмер 1, 136
"Фасмер 1, 136"
Meaning 2 to conjure Фасмер 1, 136
"Fasmer 1, 136"
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Comment Cf. Also the Czech чеш. bachořiti 'болтать', Sloven. Bahati 'to conjure'
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Ukrainian
Language 2 Bulgarian
Lexeme 1 bajaty
Lexeme 2 baja
Meaning 1 to speak, to narrate
Meaning 2 I am conjuring
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Comment Фасмер 1, 140
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 govorit'
Lexeme 2 zagovorit'
Meaning 1 to speak, to talk
Meaning 2 to bewitch a. Он как будто заговорен. 'He seems a hoodoo.'
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Realization
Type Derivation
Language Ukrainian
Lexeme 1 promovljaty
Lexeme 2 prymivnik
Meaning 1 to speak, to pronounce
Direction
Meaning 2 quack
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Comment The second meaning is dialectal West.-Ucr. СД 2, 348