head beginning 11 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme baş
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning ayın başında
'in the beginning of the month'
Reference
Comment ТуРС 97.
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Hebrew
Lexeme roš
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 beginning roš haśśānā 'the beginning of the year'
Reference
Comment (HALOT 1165-66). Cf. also rēšīt 'beginning, what comes first, starting point' (HALOT 1169).
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme golova
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning у головы состава
'head end of the train'
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme баш
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning помну бажындан ужунга yндyр номчудум я
'has read a book'
Reference
Comment The same in Karaim (КРПС 104)
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language 1 Classical Arabic
Language 2 Arabic
Lexeme raʔs-
Meaning 1 head rumiya fulān-un minhu fī r-raʔs-i ‘such a one was shot by him in the head’
Direction
Meaning 2 beginning raʔs-u š-šahr-i 'the beginning of the month';
'1) 'in the beginning of the month'; 2) 'repeat me your speech from the beginning' [Lane 995]'
Reference
Comment (Lane 995; BK I 793)
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Cognates
Language 1 Middle Mongolian
Language 2 Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme 1 xeki
Lexeme 2 eh
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme dbu
Meaning 1 head (respect.)
Meaning 2 beginning
Reference
Comment Рерих VI, 278.
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme q’il
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 beginning, edge, side куьчед кьил
'head of the street'
Reference
Comment (LezgRus 203-204)
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme mūrdhán
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 commencement , beginning
Reference MW
Comment MW 826
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language Abaza
Lexeme qa
Meaning 1 head wram qa
'begging of a street'
Direction
Meaning 2 beginning
Reference Tugov 1967
Comment
NEW Realization 11
Type Polysemy
Language Thai
Lexeme ˈhǔa
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 beginning, initial period, first stage of something
Reference Morev 1964: 831
Comment