to smile to please 5 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme sorridere
Meaning 1 to smile
Direction
Meaning 2 to like l'idea di passare l'estate in città non mi sorride affatto 'plan to spend in the city all summer does not make me happy' (lit. 'doesn't smile at all')
Reference Zor'ko et al. 2002
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme sourire
Meaning 1 to smile sourire à son interlocuteur
to smile at one's interlocutor
Direction
Meaning 2 to like Ce projet ne me sourit guère.
I do not like this plan too much.
Reference Larousse online
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme улыбаться (ulybat'sja)
Meaning 1 to smile
Direction
Meaning 2 to like Ночёвка на снегу не улыбалась альпинистам. Перспектива поехать на море улыбалась кому-л.
The idea of spending the night on the snow did not make the alpinists happy. The prospect of going to the sea made smn happy.
Reference BAS: 16, 559
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme surâde
Meaning 1 to smile
Direction
Meaning 2 to match desires, to attract, to seduce, to satisfy
Reference DEX98
Comment From French sourire with influence Romanian râde 'to laugh'
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme zâmbi
Meaning 1 to smile
Direction
Meaning 2 to be favorable
Reference NODEX
Comment from Proto-Slavic *zǫbъ, Old Church Slavonic зѫбъ (zǫbŭ) 'tooth'