Number of realizations

19

blunt

stupid

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Thai
Lexeme dɯ̄-thɯ̄
Meaning 1 blunt
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
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Comment Также dɯ̄-dān
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme dùn (钝)
Meaning 1 blunt Zhè bǎ dāozi dùnle, gāi móle (这把刀子钝了, 该磨了)
"This knife is blunt, it's time to grind"
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid Fā dùn (发钝)
"to become stupid"
Reference BKRS page 12416
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tagalog
Lexeme pudpód
Meaning 1 blunt
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
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Comment Таг 246
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme rno-med
Meaning 1 blunt
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
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Comment Рерих V, 141
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme dänäz
Meaning 1 'blunt or dull (knife)'
Direction
Meaning 2 'slow-witted, stupid'
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Comment KT 1803
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme sljór
Meaning 1 blunt sljór hnífur
"blunt knife"
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid, slow witted hún er orðin sljó og hætt að fylgjast með
"she has become slow-witted and it was hard for her to follow"
Reference ISLEX
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Comment Берков
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme κωφός
Meaning 1 blunt
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme дɵгей
Meaning 1 blunt дɵгей бижек
"blunt knife"
Meaning 2 stupid дɵгей кижи
"stupid person"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme but(h)
Meaning 1 blunt but(h) danak
"blunt knife"
Meaning 2 stupid, dim
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Comment АрмРС
Realization
Type Derivation
Language German
Lexeme 1 stumpf
Lexeme 2 stümpfsinnig
Meaning 1 blunt
Meaning 2 narrow (person, colloq.)
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Comment The Rus. Тупоумный (thickheaded), has been presumably calqued from German.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Azeri
Lexeme küt
Meaning 1 blunt
Meaning 2 stupid (slow witted)
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Comment АзРС 147
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme blunt
Meaning 1 blunt
Meaning 2 dim
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Uzbek
Lexeme o’tmas
Meaning 1 blunt
Meaning 2 stupid, dim
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Comment УРС, Азизов, Ризаева
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Chuvash
Lexeme măka
Meaning 1 blunt
Meaning 2 stupid
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Comment Meaning А is present in the reflexes of this root also in Tatar, Bashkir, Altai; meaning B is present in Altai ЭСТЯ, 2003, 44-45
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Moksha
Lexeme тулаза
Meaning 1 blunt тулаза пеель
"blunt knife"
Meaning 2 stupid тулаза студент
"stupid student"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme tupoj
Meaning 1 blunt тупой нож
"blunt knife"
Meaning 2 stupid тупой доцент
"stupid lecturer"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Erzya
Lexeme ношка
Meaning 1 blunt ношка пеель, ношка узере, ношка беельть
"blunt knife, blunt axe, blunt scissors"
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid ношка ломань
"bone head"
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Comment ЭрзРС 419
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme dull
Meaning 1 blunt (blade) the knife was too dull to be of any use
"the knife was too dull to be of any use"
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid, dim although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick
"although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Udmurt
Lexeme ныж
Meaning 1 blunt ныж пурт "тупой нож"
"blunt knife"
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid ныж адями "тупой человек"
"stupid person"
Reference Kirillova 2008
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