Shift #984

to see/to look at → to search, to look for

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Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Aghul
Language 2 Tabassaran
Lexeme 1 agʷas
Lexeme 2 a=gub
Meaning 1 to see
Direction
Meaning 2 to look for
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Comment
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Russian
Language 2 Czech
Lexeme 1 gljadet'
Lexeme 2 hledát
Meaning 1 to look, to watch глядеть в окно
"'to look out the window'"
Direction
Meaning 2 to look for Hledám své brýle
"I'm looking for my glasses"
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language English
Lexeme 1 look
Lexeme 2 look for
Meaning 1 to look
Direction
Meaning 2 to look for
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme bak-
Meaning 1 to look
Direction
Meaning 2 to look for кайып ишлери бакмаа
"to look for lost things"
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Comment ГРМС 69. The same in Turk. ТуРС 92.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme se
Meaning 1 to see kan du se den mannen der borte?
"can you see that man there?"
Direction
Meaning 2 to search, to look for se etter
"to look for"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme se
Meaning 1 to see se med egne øjne
"to see with one’s own eyes"
Direction
Meaning 2 to search, to look for se efter
"to look for"
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Warumungu
Lexeme nya-
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Direction
Meaning 2 to search, to look for
Reference Evans, Wilkins 2000 551
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Aranda
Lexeme areme
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Direction
Meaning 2 to search, to look for
Reference Evans, Wilkins 2000 574
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Comment Henderson, Dobson 1994
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yidiñ
Lexeme wawa-L
Meaning 1 to see/to look at
Direction
Meaning 2 to search, to look for
Reference Evans, Wilkins 2000 574
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Comment Dixon 1991: 260