snake guileful, crafty person 6 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Adyghe
Lexeme blašhwe
Meaning 1 gray snake (poisonous)
Direction
Meaning 2 Gorgon, Fury
Reference
Comment АдРС 29
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme serpent
Meaning 1 snake venin du serpent
snake venom
Direction
Meaning 2 cunning person
Reference CNRTL
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme kigyó
Meaning 1 snake
Direction
Meaning 2 guileful, crafty person kigyót melengetni keblén
to cherish a serpent in one's bosom
Reference Гальди 1974: 381
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme ilan
Meaning 1 snake иланди яна
the snake bit (lit. Hit)
Meaning 2 nimble, elusive
Reference
Comment (LezgRus 145)
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme zmeja
Meaning 1 snake a. Гремучая змея 'rattlesnake'.
Meaning 2 insidious, spiteful, evil a. Змея подколодная 'a snake in the grass'.
Reference
Comment Cf. Dal': ЗМИЙ, змей змия, змея (snake) - Злой человек, скрытный и злобный (an evil person, reticent and malisious).
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme käysi
Meaning 1 'snake, serpent'
Direction
Meaning 2 'cunning, wily person'
Reference
Comment KT 1680