to sink into gloomy, depressed 3 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme shizumu (沈む)
Meaning 1 to sink 投げたコインはゆっくり水底に沈んだ. Nageta koin wa yukkuri suitei ni shizunda.
The tossed coin slowly sank to the bottom.
Meaning 2 to get depressed 沈んだ顔をしてるけど何かあったのか. Shizunda kao o shiteru kedo nanika atta no ka?
What's the matter with you? You look so blue.
Comment Kenkyusha's New Japanese-English Dictionary. T.Watanabe, E.Skrzypczak, P.Snowden eds. Tokyo: Kenkyusha. 2003 (5th edition)
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme ochikomu
Meaning 1 to sink, to fall in イエスは穴に落ち込んだ羊の話をしておられます Iesu wa ana ni ochikonda hitsuji no hanashi o shite oraremasu
Jesus talks about a sheep that has fallen into a hole
Meaning 2 gloomy 落ち込んだ 友達を励ます時に ochikonda tomodashi o hagemasu toki ni
when you cheer up a friend who is feeling sad (lit. who has sunk)
Reference BCCWJ
Comment Seldom used literally (cf. also 深く落ち込んだ谷 "deeply sunken valley")
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme abying-ba
Meaning 1 to plunge, to sink; to subside, to fall through
Meaning 2 to weaken, to slacken, to lose courage
Comment Рерих VI, 316.