Number of realizations

36

woman

wife

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme vanitā
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 loved wife , mistress
Reference MW
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Comment MW918, Кочергина 563. From vanita solicited , asked , wished for , desired , loved
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme mke
Meaning 1 wife mke mwenza
"one of the wives (in a mosleme family)"
Direction
Meaning 2 woman mke ajifunguaye
"a woman in labour"
Reference
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Kott
Lexeme 1 alat
Lexeme 2 alit
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment Старостин 1995, 180
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme زن zan
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife زن گرفتن zan gereftan
"to marry"
Reference Rubinčik 1970 page 766
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Comment ПРС 420.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme мэ̀йммá
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment Novikov et al. 1976, 421
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Arin
Lexeme 1 kemel
Lexeme 2 kekmelte
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment Старостин 1995, 266
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme jáni
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference MW
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Comment MW 411, Кочергина 218
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme femme
Meaning 1 woman femme aux yeux noirs
"a black-eyed woman"
Direction
Meaning 2 wife femme qui aime son mari
"a wife that loves her husband"
Reference CNRTL
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Comment (MokshRS 22)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme kin
Meaning 1 woman
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment АрмРС 350
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 žena
Lexeme 2 ženščina
Meaning 1 wife
Meaning 2 woman
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Aghul
Lexeme xir
Meaning 1 woman
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment (Sulejmanov 2003). The same in the Tabassaran ШИВ, cf. (TabRus 349).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Slavonic
Lexeme жена
Meaning 1 wife
Meaning 2 woman
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Comment Both meanings are present in Bulg., Mac., Serb. жена, Slovak., Sloven., Czech žena.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Moksha
Lexeme ава
Meaning 1 woman
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Uzbek
Lexeme ayol
Meaning 1 woman
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme Frau
Meaning 1 woman
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme хатын
Meaning 1 wife
Meaning 2 woman
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme karı
Meaning 1 woman кары рубасы
"female clothes"
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme vadhū
Meaning 1 woman, the female of any animal , (esp.) a cow or mare
Direction
Meaning 2 a bride or newly-married woman , young wife spouse, any wife
Reference MW
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Comment MW917, Кочергина 562. from vah MW933 to carry , transport; to be with child
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme strīˊ
Meaning 1 woman , female , female of any animal
Direction
Meaning 2 wife, mother
Reference MW
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Comment MW1260, Кочергина 752 from sū MW1240 to beget , procreate , bring forth , bear , produce , yield
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme kona
Meaning 1 woman tvær konur sátu við borðið
"two women were sitting at the table"
Direction
Meaning 2 wife vinirnir fóru saman á skemmtistað með konum sínum
"the friends were walking around the city with their wives"
Reference ISLEX
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Comment Берков
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme pab
Meaning 1 woman паб я вун!
"you are fancy pants! (insult addressed to a man)"
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment (LezgRus 256-257)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Evenki
Lexeme asī
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment The second meaning emerges in the presence of the possessive suffixes (asīv 'my wife' etc.) Василевич 1958, 38
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme bəʔsit
Meaning 1 woman bəʔsit nabiyt 'a female prophet' (Jud. 4:4)
Direction
Meaning 2 wife naśāʔkāhā təkunka bəʔsita 'you took her so that she becomes your wife' (Deut 21:11)
Reference LGz. page 83
Related Languages Cf. also Chaha məšt 'woman, wife' (LGur. I 81)
Comment (LGz. 83; LLA 520).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme yoṣaṇā
Meaning 1 girl, maiden, young woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference MW
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Comment MW858, Кочергина 534
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme pramadā
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference
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Comment Кочергина 435
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kubachi
Lexeme хьунул
Meaning 1 woman ххял хьунне
"a lot of women"
Direction
Meaning 2 wife хьугулла уцце
" brother of wife"
Reference Magomedov Saidov-Akkutta 2017 page 399
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Udmurt
Lexeme кышномурт
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Kirillova 2008
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Abaza
Lexeme phʷəs
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Tugov 1967
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tofa
Lexeme эпшi
Meaning 1 woman өғнүӊ эъпшi ҷарыы
"female side of the chum"
Direction
Meaning 2 wife эъпшiӊ ғайдал?
"where is your wife?"
Reference Rassadin 2016 page 583
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Malto (Sauria Paharia, references do not distinguish from Kumarbhag Paharia)
Lexeme buḍya
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Mahapatra 1987 page 97
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme āṭṭi
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Tamil lexicon page 216
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Comment Also: piriyai (2704), peṇṭāṭṭi (2858).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme peṃḍati
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary page 655
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Parji
Lexeme ayal
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Parji dictionary page 148
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gadaba (Kondekor- Mudhili)
Lexeme āyal
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Bhaskararao Konekor Gadaba language page 90
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kui
Lexeme mṛehali
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Winfield Kui Vocabulary page 79
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Pengo
Lexeme āṛ
Meaning 1 woman
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Burrow-Bhattacharya's Pengo page 195
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Comment