Shift #995

to blossom → to succeed

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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme ua
Meaning 1 flower maua уа mwitu
"wild flowers"
Direction
Meaning 2 prosperity hana maua
"He is not succeeding"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme a înflori
Meaning 1 to blossom au înflorit merii
"apple trees blossomed"
Direction
Meaning 2 to prosper, to make progress înfloresc centrele de cultură
"Cultural centers are prospering"
Reference DEX98
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Comment DRRS 1, 1121, DEX98
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Norse
Lexeme blōmi
Meaning 1 flower
Direction
Meaning 2 prosperity
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Comment Buck 527
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme fífill
Meaning 1 dandelion (also some other plants form the thistle family)
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Meaning 2 prime mega muna sinn fífil fegri
"to have known better days"
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Comment Берков
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme floreo
Meaning 1 to blossom
Meaning 2 to prosper, to be strong, rich, powerful
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Comment Glare 714
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme θάλλω
Meaning 1 to blossom
Direction
Meaning 2 to be abundant, lush
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Comment LSJ 783, also θηλέω
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 cvesti
Lexeme 2 procvetat'
Meaning 1 to blossom Цветет роза
"The rose is blossoming"
Meaning 2 to prosper Предприятие процветает
"the enterprise is prospering"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme εὐανθής
Meaning 1 covered with flowers
Direction
Meaning 2 prosperous
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Comment also 'thick (beard)'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme blomstre
Meaning 1 to blossom kirsebærtrærne blomstrer
"the cherry trees are blossoming"
Direction
Meaning 2 to flourish kulturlivet blomstrer
"cultural life flourishes"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme blomstra
Meaning 1 to blossom de vandrade över blomstrande ängar
"they wandered through blossoming meadows"
Direction
Meaning 2 to flourish varvsindustrin blomstrade ännu på 1960-talet
"the shipbuilding industry was still flourishing in the 1960s"
Reference SAO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme blomstre
Meaning 1 to blossom blomstrende kirsebærtræer
"blossoming cherry trees"
Direction
Meaning 2 to flourish, prosper handelen blomstrer
"the business is flourishing"
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme virágzik
Meaning 1 to blossom
Direction
Meaning 2 to succeed
Reference Гальди 1974 793
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