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Number of realizations

2

to fall down

to fade, lose colour

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme ochiru (落ちる)
Meaning 1 to fall Saigo no ha ga ochiru toki, watashi mo mata shinanakereba narimasen (最後の葉が落ちる時、私もまた死ななければなりません)
"When the last leaf falls, I must go, too"
Direction
Meaning 2 to bleach, to fade Inkunoshimi ga sentaku shite mo ochinai (インクの染みが洗濯しても落ちない)
"The ink stain will not wash out"
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme caer
Meaning 1 to fall down caer de espaldas
"to fall backward"
Direction
Meaning 2 to fade, lose colour
Reference Narumov 1995 146
Related Languages
Comment to fall → to weaken → to lose colour