wood, timber forest 6 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ὕλη
Meaning 1 timber
Direction
Meaning 2 forest
Reference LSJ
Comment LSJ 1847-1848
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Bezhta
Lexeme wan
Meaning 1
Meaning 2
Reference
Comment In Bezhta the meaning 'wooden' is expressed by the genitive case of the word 'wood'.
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme wood
Meaning 1 a short piece of wood
небольшой кусок дерева
Meaning 2
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme چوب čub
Meaning 1 wood, timber چوب‌کاری čubkāri
wood processing
Direction
Meaning 2 forest (trees)
Reference Rubinčik 1970: 479
Comment ПРС 271.
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme bois
Meaning 1
Meaning 2
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme les
Meaning 1 wood, forest
Meaning 2 timber a. сплавлять лес по реке 'to float timber'; b. строевой лес 'building wood; timber'
Reference
Comment In Serbo-Croatian the original meaning 'forest' is obsolete, the principal meaning is that of 'construction material'.