Shift #938

fearful, dreadful → very

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Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme sugoi (凄い)
Meaning 1 scary, horrible
Meaning 2 very, to a great extent その映画で彼女はすごい人気となった
"The movie gained her great popularity."
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Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme taihen
Meaning 1 scary 飛行機が離陸する時は大変でした
"I was very nervous as the plane took off"
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Meaning 2 very 彼女は彼にたいへん愛されていた
"He loved her very much."
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Comment EDICT.
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme δεινῶς
Meaning 1 scary
Meaning 2 extremely δεινῶς μέλας
"completely black"
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Comment LSJ 374
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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 strašnyj
Lexeme 2 strašno
Meaning 1 terrible, frightful страшная сказка
"a scary tale"
Meaning 2 terribly Это страшно интересно.
"This is terribly interesting."
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Type Derivation
Language English
Lexeme 1 terrible
Lexeme 2 terribly
Meaning 1 scary, horrible
Meaning 2 very I am at present terribly busy.
"Я сейчас страшно занята."
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Type Derivation
Language French
Lexeme 1 terrible
Lexeme 2 terriblement
Meaning 1 horrible une terrible catastrophe
"a horrible catastrophe"
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Meaning 2 very, extremely un été terriblement sec
"an extremely dry summer"
Reference Larousse online
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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 užasnyj
Lexeme 2 užasno
Meaning 1 terrible, awful ужасный дракон
"a terrible dragon"
Meaning 2 awfully Я ужасно люблю мороженое.
"I like ice cream as all hell."
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme 1 shā
Lexeme 2 shà
Meaning 1 scary, horrible
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Meaning 2 very, extremely shàjìn
"quite close"
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Comment БКРС 14940 (the same hieroglyph, different tones)
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Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme fryktelig
Meaning 1 fearful, dreadful det var en fryktelig historie
"it was a horrible story"
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Meaning 2 very fryktelig stor
"very big"
Reference BO
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Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme frygtelig
Meaning 1 fearful, dreadful en frygtelig sygdom
"a horrible illness"
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Meaning 2 very gøre frygtelig(t) ondt
"to hurt very much"
Reference DDO
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme förskräcklig
Meaning 1 dreadful, very unpleasant en förskräcklig olycka
"a horrible disaster"
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Meaning 2 very filmen var förskräckligt bra
"the movie was very good"
Reference SAO
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme förfärlig
Meaning 1 dreadful, very unpleasant en förfärlig olycka
"a horrible disaster"
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Meaning 2 very det var förfärligt roligt att träffas
"it was very fun to meet"
Reference SAO
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Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme óskaplegur
Meaning 1 fearful, dreadful ég heyrði óskaplegan hávaða fyrir utan
"I heard a horrible noise from the outside"
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Meaning 2 very það er óskapleg hálka úti
"it is very slippery outside"
Reference ISLEX
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Type Derivation
Language Hungarian
Lexeme rettenetes
Meaning 1 fearful, dreadful rettenetes ellenség
"a fearful rival"
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Meaning 2 very rettenetes sok
"very much"
Reference Гальди 1974 642
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Tofa
Lexeme қоърhуньӌуғ
Meaning 1 scary, terrible
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Meaning 2 very қоърhуньӌуғ көфей
"lots of (lit. 'terribly many')"
Reference Rassadin 2016 208
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Comment Also adverb қоърhуньӌуду 'frightfully' and 'very': оӊ қоърhуньӌуду көрдүрү 'he looks scary' and қоърhуньӌуду талаӌып олыры мен 'I'm in a great hurry'