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lightning ↔ quick

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Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme zĭ-diàn
Meaning 1 violet lightning
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Meaning 2 flash like
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Comment БКРС 14402
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme çimçirik
Meaning 1 lightning чимчирик чакты
"the thunderbolt flashed"
Meaning 2 flexible, energetic чимчирик ушак
"nimble child"
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Comment ГРМС 544.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme 1 Blitz
Lexeme 2 Blitz-
Meaning 1 lightning
Meaning 2 part fo compounds meaning "quick" 1) Blitzkrieg
"1) blitzkrieg 2) flash-like, instantaneous"
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Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme skad-cig-pa
Meaning 1 moment, instant; momentary; passing;
Meaning 2 lightning
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Comment Рерих I, 147. The source meaning is that of "instant".