Shift #892

deep — high (size)

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Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme hoch
Meaning 1 deep hohe See
"deep sea"
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Meaning 2 high hohe Mauer
"high wall"
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Comment The same in English: high seas
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme nawāḫ, nawiḫ
Meaning 1 'deep' gəbb nawāḫ
"'a deep pit'"
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Meaning 2 'high, tall' dabr nawiḫ
"'a high mountain' (Hen 25:3)"
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Comment LLA 674. The original meaning is LONG (SIZE)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme терең
Meaning 1 deep (water)
Meaning 2 high (e.g. Grass)
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Comment Возможно, глубокая вода - это как вода при разливе реки, когда она поднимается. тут не простой случай.
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Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme altus
Meaning 1 deep altissima flumina
"the deepest rivers"
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Meaning 2 high sub ramis arboris altae
"under the branches of a high tree"
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