Shift #862

head → beginning

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Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme baş
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning ayın başında
"in the beginning of the month"
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Comment ТуРС 97.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Hebrew
Lexeme roš
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 beginning roš haśśānā 'the beginning of the year'
Reference
Related Languages Also in its cognates in other Semitic languages (cp. Also the example from Classical Arabic)
Comment (HALOT 1165-66). Cf. also rēšīt 'beginning, what comes first, starting point' (HALOT 1169).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme golova
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning у головы состава
"head end of the train"
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Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme баш
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning помну бажындан ужунга yндyр номчудум я
"has read a book"
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Comment The same in Karaim (КРПС 104)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language 1 Classical Arabic
Language 2 Arabic
Lexeme raʔs-
Meaning 1 head rumiya fulān-un minhu fī r-raʔs-i ‘such a one was shot by him in the head’
Direction
Meaning 2 beginning raʔs-u š-šahr-i 'the beginning of the month';
"1) 'in the beginning of the month'; 2) 'repeat me your speech from the beginning' [Lane 995]"
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Comment (Lane 995; BK I 793)
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Middle Mongolian
Language 2 Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme 1 xeki
Lexeme 2 eh
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme dbu
Meaning 1 head (respect.)
Meaning 2 beginning
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Comment Рерих VI, 278.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme q’il
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning, edge, side куьчед кьил
"head of the street"
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Comment (LezgRus 203-204)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme mūrdhán
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 commencement , beginning
Reference MW
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Comment MW 826