Shift #851

heavy (of weight) → pregnant

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Type Polysemy
Language Middle High German
Lexeme swœre
Meaning 1 heavy
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment Buck 284
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Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme greu
Meaning 1 heavy
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Meaning 2 pregnant a fi grea
"to be pregnant"
Reference DEX98
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Comment DEX98, DRRS 1, 944
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Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme zito
Meaning 1 heavy jiwe zito
"hard stone"
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Meaning 2 pregnant mja mzito
"pregnant woman"
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Comment Polikanov
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Type Derivation
Language Czech
Lexeme 1 tihota
Lexeme 2 těhotná
Meaning 1 burden
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment Buck 284
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Type Polysemy
Language Osetin
Lexeme wæzzaw
Meaning 1 heavy
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment Абаев 4, 105
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme gruzno
Meaning 1 heavily
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Meaning 2 being pregnant воротиться грузно
"to turn heavily"
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Comment СРНГ 7, 167-168
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme tjaželaja
Meaning 1 burden
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Meaning 2 pregnant Теперь у самого Алпатова было девять человек - и мальчики и девочки, - и Руфина Петровна ходила тяжелая десятым, а еще не было ей и сорока лет.
"Now Alpatov himself had nine children, boys and girls, and Rufina Petrovna was expecting the tenth child, while she was not 40 years old yet."
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Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme сanr
Meaning 1 heavy
Direction
Meaning 2 pregnant (lit. Heavy)
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Comment АрмРС 315
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Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme адаа аар
Meaning 1 sluggish, clumsy
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme heavy
Meaning 1 heavy
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Azeri
Lexeme ağırlaş-
Meaning 1 to get heavy
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Meaning 2 to be in one's last months of pregnancy
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Comment АзРС 9
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Type Cognates
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 bremja
Lexeme 2 beremennaja
Meaning 1 burden
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment "бремя" - borrowed from Church Slavonic.
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Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme 1 gravis
Lexeme 2 gravida
Meaning 1 heavy
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Meaning 2 pregnant aliquo g.
"pregnant from smn"
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Comment The same case is the Mold. гравидэ 'pregnant'.
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Type Derivation
Language Old Norse
Lexeme 1 þungr
Lexeme 2 þunguδ
Meaning 1 heavy
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment Buck 284
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Type Polysemy
Language Old Norse
Lexeme ūlētt
Meaning 1 not-light
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment Buck 284
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Type Derivation
Language Ukrainian
Lexeme 1 vaha
Lexeme 2 vahitna
Meaning 1 weight, burden
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment
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Type Derivation
Language Romanian
Lexeme 1 a însărcina
Lexeme 2 însărcinată
Meaning 1 to load, to burden
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Meaning 2 pregnant
Reference DEX98
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Comment DEX98, DRRS 1, 1144
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Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme käbbad
Meaning 1 'heavy' käbbad saṭən
"'a heavy box' (Leslau 1973:572)"
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Meaning 2 'pregnant (animal)' lamwa käbbad səllähonäčč bäḳərbu təwäldalläčč
"'The cow is pregnant and will calve soon' (Leslau 1973:965)"
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Comment (K 1425) (Cf. also Tna. käbädä 'to be heavy, ponderous (bundle, burden), to outweigh, to weigh down' (KT 1634); käbädät 'she was heavy with child' (KT 1634))
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Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme ыарахан
Meaning 1 heavy
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment The same root as in Tuv. And Azer. ЯРС 520.
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Type Derivation
Language Welsh
Lexeme 1 baich
Lexeme 2 beichiog
Meaning 1 burden, load
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment Buck 284
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Type Polysemy
Language Latvian
Lexeme grutā
Meaning 1 heavy
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Meaning 2 pregnant
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Comment Buck 284