arc rainbow 4 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Derivation
Language German
Lexeme 1 Bogen
Lexeme 2 Regenbogen
Meaning 1 arc
Direction
Meaning 2 rainbow
Reference
Comment Also the Eng. bow and rainbow
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme arcus
Meaning 1 arc
Direction
Meaning 2 rainbow
Reference
Comment Thus the Engl. arc 'arch' and 'rainbow', Span. arco 'curve, arch' and arco iris 'rainbow', Ital. arco 'curve' and arcobaleno 'rainbow', Fr. arc and arc-en-ciel 'rainbow'
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme upinde
Meaning 1 bend, arc upinde wa njia; upinde wa mto
'road curve, river curve'
Direction
Meaning 2 rainbow upinde wa mvua
'rainbow'
Reference
Comment Polikanov
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Cognates
Language 1 Russian
Language 2 Czech
Lexeme 1 duga
Lexeme 2 duha
Meaning 1 arch
Direction
Meaning 2 rainbow [Павлович 1976: 95]
Reference
Comment Serb. дуга has only the meaning B. The Bulg. дъга has both meanings.