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5

wax

yellow

Realization
Type Derivation
Language Syriac
Lexeme šəʕōtā
Meaning 1 wax
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow, the colour of wax
Reference
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Comment Brock. 792. Cf. also šəʕōtāyā 'flavus', šəʕōtānāyā 'yellow' (ibid.). The word for yellow in some modern Aramaic dialects has also been derived from the word meaning wax (but the same root as in Syrian). See further Bulakh 2019:167.
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 воск (vosk)
Lexeme 2 восковой (voskovoj)
Meaning 1 wax
Direction
Meaning 2 waxen восковой цвет лица
"wax like complexion"
Reference <personally collected data>
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Bulgarian
Lexeme восъчен
Meaning 1 waxen
Direction
Meaning 2 wax-yellow (of skin)
Reference Bernštejn 1966
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Meadow Mari
Lexeme шыште
Meaning 1 wax
Direction
Meaning 2 waxen, cream-coloured
Reference Marij jylme muter
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Comment
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Type Derivation
Language Latin
Lexeme 1 cera
Lexeme 2 cereus
Meaning 1 wax
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow pruna cerea (Verg. E. 2, 53)
"pale yellow plums"
Reference Lewis Short
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Comment Also cereolus 'dim. cereus, of the color of wax'