Shift #880

to fall down → to be keen of

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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme 1 to fall
Lexeme 2 to fall in love
Meaning 1 to fall
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Meaning 2 to fall in love
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Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme düş-
Meaning 1 to fall damdan bir keremit düştü
"a tile fell of the roof"
Meaning 2 to indulge in smth bugünlerde oyuna çok düştü
"Lately he has been too absorbed in gambling"
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Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme 1 ochiru (落ちる)
Lexeme 2 ai-ni ochiru (恋に落ちる落ちる)
Meaning 1 to fall 彼の車は、川に落ちる前に数回ひっくりかえった。
"His car turned over several times before falling into the river."
Meaning 2 to fall in love 彼はしばしば恋に落ちる。
"He often falls in love."
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Comment EDICT. The Japanese expression has been most probably calqued from English.
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Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme falle
Meaning 1 to fall down falle på baken
"to fall on the ground"
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Meaning 2 to fall in love falle for noen
"to fall in love with sb"
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Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme falde
Meaning 1 to fall down falde på gulvet
"to fall to the floor"
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Meaning 2 to fall in love with falde for
"to fall in love with"
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Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme falla
Meaning 1 to fall down bollinn féll á gólfið og brotnaði
"the cup fell down and came to pieces"
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Meaning 2 to be keen of mér fellur vel við hana; ég féll strax fyrir litla húsinu með rauða þakinu
"I like being with her; I immediately fell in love with the little house with a red roof"
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