Shift #901

light (of weight) → simple

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Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme ḳällal
Meaning 1 ''light (in weight)'
Meaning 2 'simplified' fərdu ḳällal näw
"'the case is simple'"
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Comment (K 677)
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Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme t(h)et(h)ev
Meaning 1 light
Meaning 2 simple, common
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Comment АрмРС 246
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Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme qīng
Meaning 1 light
Meaning 2 easy, simple
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Comment БКРС 213
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ἐλαφρός
Meaning 1 light (weight)
Meaning 2 easy
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Comment LSJ 530
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Type Polysemy
Language Erzya
Lexeme шожда
Meaning 1 light шожда канст
"light burden"
Meaning 2 easy шожда задача
"easy task"
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Comment ЭрзРС 766
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme legkij
Meaning 1 light (weight) Это очень легкий чемодан.
"This suitcase is very light"
Meaning 2 easy, simple Это очень легкая задачка.
"It is a very easy task."
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Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme чиик
Meaning 1 light (weight) чиик чүък
"light cargo"
Meaning 2 simple, easy чиик ажыл
"easy work"
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Arabic
Lexeme ḫaffa
Meaning 1 'to be light of weight' ḫaffa l-mīzān-u
"'the balance had one of its two scales light, so that it rose'"
Meaning 2 'to be light, or easy, to be alleviated' ḫaffat ḥāl-u-hu
"'his state, or condition, was, or became, light, little encumbered, easy, or elleviated'"
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Comment (Lane 769-770)
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Type Polysemy
Language Osetin
Lexeme ræw
Meaning 1 light
Meaning 2 easy
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Comment ЭСИЯ 3, 65
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Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme q’ezil
Meaning 1 light, light-weight
Meaning 2 easy кьезил месэла
"easy problem"
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Comment (LezgRus 200)
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Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme fäkkʷis
Meaning 1 'light, lightweight'
Meaning 2 'easy, plain, simple'
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Comment (KT 2715)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme lett
Meaning 1 light (of weight) en lett bør
"a light load"
Direction
Meaning 2 simple et lett arbeid
"simple work"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme let
Meaning 1 light (of weight)
Direction
Meaning 2 simple let opgave
"an easy task"
Reference DDO
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme lätt
Meaning 1 light (of weight) en lätt väska
"a light bag"
Direction
Meaning 2 simple det är lätt för dig att säga
"it is easy for you to say"
Reference SAO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme léttur
Meaning 1 light (of weight) hann bar létta byrði á bakinu
"he carried a light load on his back"
Direction
Meaning 2 simple flestar spurningarnar á prófinu voru léttar
"most of the questions in the test were simple"
Reference ISLEX
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme könnyű
Meaning 1 light (of weight) könnyű teher
"light load"
Direction
Meaning 2 simple könnyű kérdés
"a simple question"
Reference Гальди 1974 420
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