Shift #902

short (size) — low (size)

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Type Polysemy
Language Tabassaran
Lexeme žiqːi
Meaning 1 short жикъи палту
"short coat"
Meaning 2 short, low жикъи жандкин инсан
"short person"
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Comment (TabRus 162)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme ḳaṣīr-
Meaning 1 short
Direction
Meaning 2 low, having little height
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Comment (Lane 2535).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme βραχύς
Meaning 1 short, not of great length, brief
Meaning 2 low
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Comment LSJ 328-329
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme чолдак
Meaning 1 short
Meaning 2 short, low
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme kürü
Meaning 1 short, shortened куьруь рехъ
"short route"
Meaning 2 short, low куьруь будин инсан
"short person"
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Comment (LezgRus 170)
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Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme bogino
Meaning 1 short, succint 1) богино дуу
"1) short song 2) short fur coat"
Meaning 2 short, low богино биетэй
"short"
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme kurû
Meaning 1 short (in time or size šumma lišānšu kurat 'if his tongue is short'
Direction
Meaning 2 'short person' šumma ina āli GUDx.DA.MEš maʔdu 'if there are many short people in a city'
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Comment (CAD K 569-70).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ḫaṣir
Meaning 1 short ḫaṣirāt ʔaṣābʕihu ‘his fingers are short’
Direction
Meaning 2 short of statue, not high ḫaṣir wəʔətu ba-ḳomu ‘he is short of statue’ (Luc. 19:3)
Reference
Related Languages The same polisemy is attested in Amharic ač̣č̣ər (K 1335) and in Tigrinya ḥaṣṣir (KT 302).
Comment (LLA 623).