pumpkin head 15 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme cocuzza
Meaning 1 pumpkin
Direction
Meaning 2 head-noddle
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme tigvă
Meaning 1 gourd, calabash
Direction
Meaning 2 noddle; skull
Reference DEX98
Comment It has been borrowed from the Slavic languages DER 785. In DEX98 the meaning of 'head' is cited first
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme zucca
Meaning 1 pumpkin
Direction
Meaning 2 head, noddle 1. zucca vuota, 2. zucca pelata, 3. grattarsi la zucca, 4. andare in zucca, 5. zucca senza sale
'1. ‘empty head’, 2. ‘bald head’ (lit. ‘plucked pumpkin’), 3. ‘to scratch one's head’, 4. ‘not to wear a hat’, 5. ‘blockhead, fool’ (lit. ‘unsalted pumpkin’).'
Reference
Comment Also the derivative zuccone ‘big head’ and ‘obstinate head; blockhead, fool, dolt’
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme curcubetă
Meaning 1 pumpkin
Direction
Meaning 2 skull; head
Reference DRRS
Comment DRRS 1, 601, DEX98
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme calabash
Meaning 1 (тыква-)горлянка, бутылочная тыква
Meaning 2 head (playful)
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Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme totuma
Meaning 1 pumpkin, calabash
Direction
Meaning 2 head
Reference
Comment Перу. Narumov 1995, 751
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme Kürbis
Meaning 1 pumpkin
Direction
Meaning 2 head (colloq.)
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Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme qːabaχ
Meaning 1 pumpkin
Meaning 2 top of the head
Reference
Comment (LezgRus 173)
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme citrouille
Meaning 1 pumpkin potage à la citrouille
'pumpkin soup'
Direction
Meaning 2 big head, noddle
Reference CNRTL
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme coloquinte
Meaning 1 bitter pumpkin
Direction
Meaning 2 head, noddle
Reference CNRTL: The meaning 'head' is obsolete.
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 11
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme dovleac
Meaning 1 pumpkin
Direction
Meaning 2 head, noddle
Reference DRRS
Comment DRRS 1, 738, DEX98
ACCEPTED Realization 12
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme bostan
Meaning 1 pumpkin
Direction
Meaning 2 head, noddle
Reference DRRS
Comment A dialectal word DRRS 1, 263, DEX98
ACCEPTED Realization 13
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme ayote
Meaning 1 pumpkin (Cucurbita argyrosperma)
Direction
Meaning 2 noddle, thinking mug
Reference
Comment Guatemala Narumov 1995, 108
NEW Realization 14
Type Polysemy
Language Serbian
Lexeme тиква (tikva)
Meaning 1 pumpkin бела тиква
'white pumpkin'
Direction
Meaning 2 head čovjek se mora upravo čuditi kad vidi kakvu im je maglu bio ugnao u tikvu
'one has to be amazed when he sees how he messed with their heads '
Reference Vujanitsh et al. 2007: 1318
Comment Example for meaning 2 - CLARIN.SI
NEW Realization 15
Type Polysemy
Language Croatian
Lexeme tikva
Meaning 1 pumpkin obična tikva
'Lagenaria vulgaris'
Direction
Meaning 2 head prazna tikva
'empty head (about stupid person)'
Reference HJP
Comment