straight correct (adj.) 20 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Bagvalal
Lexeme bitt'ub
Meaning 1 straight, even биттIуб цIул
'straight stick'
Direction
Meaning 2 correct, true биттIуб алгьан ида ощуб
'What he says is true'
Reference
Comment БРС 91
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme راست rāst
Meaning 1 straight راه راست rāh-e rāst
' straight road'
Direction
Meaning 2 correct, true راستش را بگو rāst-aš rā begu
'tell (me) the truth'
Reference Rubinčik 1970: 706-707
Comment ПРС 386. But раст means also RIGHT.
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme nyofu
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 honest, fair
Reference
Comment Polikanov
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme düz
Meaning 1 straight, even дуьз ланш
'straight stick'
Meaning 2 correct, truthful a. дуьз хабарар 'correct, authentic information;;
'верные, достоверные сведения'
Reference
Comment (LezgRus 115). The same in Tabassaran, cf. (TabRus 153). Turkic loan.
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ὀρθός
Meaning 1 straight
Direction
Meaning 2 correct
Reference LSJ
Comment LSJ 1249
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Old Slavonic
Lexeme правъ
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 correct
Reference Старославянский словарь. М., 1999.
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme rətuʕ
Meaning 1 upright, straight rətuʕ ʔəgarihomu 'their legs are straight' (Hez. 1: 7)
Direction
Meaning 2 true, correct, orthodox rətuʕ fəkkārehu 'his interpretation is correct' (Dan. 2:45)
Reference
Comment (LGz. 476; LLA 290).
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme тÿз
Meaning 1 straight, smooth, even
Meaning 2 correct тÿз йонълу
'honest'
Reference
Comment КРПС 552. Cf. also тюзь 1. even, straight, 2 honest, fair. (КРПС 569).
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme dooru
Meaning 1 straight
Meaning 2 right, correct
Reference
Comment ГРМС 156.
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme uz
Meaning 1 straight, even
Meaning 2 correct, true
Reference
Comment ГРМС 484.
ACCEPTED Realization 11
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme εὐθύς
Meaning 1 straight
Direction
Meaning 2 correct, fair
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 12
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ḳənuʕ
Meaning 1 straight, straightened ḳənuʕ ḥənṣaṣ ‘straight line, beeline’
Direction
Meaning 2 correct, right, genuine bäḳ̆ənuʕ gämgämä ‘to evaluate or judge s.o. or s.th. correctly’
Reference
Comment (KT 997).
ACCEPTED Realization 13
Type Polysemy
Language Old French
Lexeme 1 droit
Lexeme 2 droit
Meaning 1 rectilinear
Direction
Meaning 2 right, true
Reference François 2008: 171
Comment Rey 2000
NEW Realization 14
Type Polysemy
Language Batsbi
Lexeme nipsĩ
Meaning 1 straight
Direction
Meaning 2 correct (adj.)
Reference Bertlani (ed.) 2013: 196
Comment
NEW Realization 15
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme doğru
Meaning 1 straight doğru çizgi
'straight line'
Direction
Meaning 2 correct (adj.) doğru bir imla
'correct spelling'
Reference Baskakov 1977: 238
Comment
NEW Realization 16
Type Borrowing
Language Irish Gaelic
Lexeme direach
Meaning 1 straight

Line direach


'

straight line

'
Direction
Meaning 2 correct (adj.)

ta se an mean lae go direach


'

it is just (exactly) mid-day

'
Reference Ó Dónaill 1977: 415
Comment
NEW Realization 17
Type Polysemy
Language Serbian
Lexeme право (pravo)
Meaning 1 straight (adj.)

гледати право у очи


'

to look straight in the eyes

'
Direction
Meaning 2 correct (adj.)


Reference Vujanitsh et al. 2007: 994-995
Comment
NEW Realization 18
Type Polysemy
Language Croatian
Lexeme pravo
Meaning 1 straight (adj.)

idi pravo kući


'

go straight home

'
Direction
Meaning 2 correct (adj.)

pravo kažeš


'

you are right (you say correctly)

'
Reference HJP
Comment
NEW Realization 19
Type Polysemy
Language Hawaiian
Lexeme pololei
Meaning 1 straight
Direction
Meaning 2 correct (adj.)
Reference Pukui, Elbert 1992
Comment
NEW Realization 20
Type Polysemy
Language Nivkh
Lexeme мыкргур
Meaning 1 straight (adv.)
Direction
Meaning 2 correctly
Reference Savel'eva, Taksami 1970: 202
Comment