Shift #887

sharp → acute (of sound)

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Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme acer
Meaning 1 sharp
Direction
Meaning 2 sharp, argute
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme πικρός
Meaning 1 sharp, sharp pointed
Direction
Meaning 2 argute, screaming (cry)
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Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme сỳшá
Meaning 1 to be sharp (e.g. knife)
Direction
Meaning 2 to be sharp, argute
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Comment Novikov et al. 1976, 164
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Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme өткүр
Meaning 1 sharp өткүр согун
"sharp arrow"
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Meaning 2 argute, screaming, resonant өткүр үн
"clear voice"
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme aigu
Meaning 1 sharp pointe aiguë
"thin pointed end"
Direction
Meaning 2 argute, screaming (voice)
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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 rezat'
Lexeme 2 rezkij
Meaning 1 to cut резать бумагу
"to cut paper"
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Meaning 2 argute, screaming (sound) раздался резкий скрежет
"A sharp rasp was heard."
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Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme сытыы
Meaning 1 sharp, sharpened сытыы быhах
"sharp knife"
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Meaning 2 sharp, argute сытыы иhиирии
"argute whistle"
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Comment ЯРС 364.