shine (n.) lightning 2 realizations
NEW Realization 1
Type Derivation
Language Akkadian
Lexeme 1 barāḳu
Lexeme 2 birḳu
Meaning 1 to flash
Meaning 2 lightning
Reference CAD
Comment CAD b 103, 258. Both meanings have been attested in the majority of Semitic languages and can be traced back to the Protosemitic (*brḳ 'to shine' и *bar(a)ḳ 'lightning').
NEW Realization 2
Type Cognates
Language 1 Russian
Language 2 Czech
Lexeme blesk
Meaning 1 glitter
Meaning 2 lightning [Павлович 1976: 33]
Comment Serb. блесак, Mac. блескот, Pol. blask have the same meaning as in Russian.