Shift #914

to draw, paint — to write

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Type Polysemy
Language Jarawara
Lexeme rawi na
Meaning 1 to write Yama hani rawi one oke.
"I'm writing"
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Meaning 2 to paint Ora ya me rawi, yaki yama tati atori, atawa weye kana, iso kanamo kana, mano
"They painted him with genip, too. He also wore a headdress of toucan feathers. He also put feathered bands on his legs and on his arms."
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Comment JED 145.
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Type Polysemy
Language Nganasan
Lexeme хоʒəтəса
Meaning 1 to decorate, to ornament
Meaning 2 to write
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Comment НМС 3180
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme andika
Meaning 1 to draw andika picha
"to make a painting; to draw"
Meaning 2 to write, to take notes andika barua
"to write a letter"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme rasimu
Meaning 1 to draw, to depict
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Meaning 2 to write
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme kxin
Meaning 1 to draw
Meaning 2 to write (principal meaning)
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Comment (LezgRus 171-172)
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme pisat'
Meaning 1 to draw a. Писать картину 'to paint an oil painting'. b. Писать акварелью 'to draw a watercolour'. c. Писать маслом 'to paint with oil'.
Meaning 2 to write (principal meaning) a. Учиться читать и писать. 'To learn to read and to write.' b. Писать буквы. 'Write letters.' c. Писать пером, карандашом. 'To write with a pen, pencil.'
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Comment Cf. живописец 'artist', писаный (красавец) 'beautiful like a painting' etc. with the root пис-.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tabassaran
Lexeme kap’ub // kaub
Meaning 1 to draw шикил капIуб
"to paint a picture"
Meaning 2 to write, to draw (primary meaning)
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Comment (TabRus 189). ###Не вполне понятно, употр. ли слово в смысле "писать письмо", примеры не подходят.