servant I 10 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Semantic evolution
Language Vietnamese
Lexeme tŏi, tố
Meaning 1 servant
Meaning 2 I, me
Reference
Comment Babaev 2009, 122
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme чундо
Meaning 1 royal slave
Direction
Meaning 2 I, me (male)
Reference
Comment about a woman - чунмá 'slave', 'me'
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme xiăo-guān
Meaning 1 inferior officer, junior servant
Direction
Meaning 2 I, me (clerk, officer)
Reference
Comment Also means 'waiter (in an inn)'. БКРС 14177, с. 773
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme بنده bande
Meaning 1 slave بندۀ خدا bande-ye xodā
' servant of god'
Direction
Meaning 2 I, me (epistolary) بندۀ خانه bande-ye xāne
'my house'
Reference Rubinčik 1970: 222
Comment ПРС 128.
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme taymaq
Meaning 1 female slave
Direction
Meaning 2 I, me
Reference
Comment Babaev 2009, 125
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Semantic evolution
Language 1 Old Japanese
Language 2 Japanese
Lexeme boku
Meaning 1 servant, slave
Direction
Meaning 2 I, me (male)
Reference
Comment Babaev 2009, 122
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme dabeqdov
Meaning 1 royal obedient
Direction
Meaning 2 I, me
Reference
Comment Babaev 2009, 122
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Semantic evolution
Language Acehnese
Lexeme ulon
Meaning 1 slave
Direction
Meaning 2 I, me
Reference
Comment Babaev 2009, 122
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language Khmer
Lexeme khŋum
Meaning 1 slave
Direction
Meaning 2 I, me
Reference
Comment Babaev 2009, 122
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Semantic evolution
Language Indonesian
Lexeme 1 sahaya
Lexeme 2 saya
Meaning 1 servant
Direction
Meaning 2 I, me
Reference
Comment Lander, Yury A. [Rev.:] Wischer, Ilse; Diewald, Gabriele (eds.) New reflections on grammaticalization. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2002 // LINGUIST List 13.2236, Sep 7, 2002.