dark (adj.) ignorant 15 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme büdeg
Meaning 1 dim, opaque
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid, ignorant person
Reference
Comment БАМРС.
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme 1 bürheg
Lexeme 2 bürheg haranhuy
Meaning 1 dull, gloomy, murky
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorance
Reference
Comment БАМРС. Cf. also мунхаг бүрхэг 'ignorance'
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme kurai (暗い)
Meaning 1 dark 暗い所 kurai tokoro
'a dark place'
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant あの人は法律に暗い. Ano hito wa hōritsu ni kurai.
' His knowledge of law is very poor.'
Reference
Comment Kenkyusha's New Japanese-English Dictionary. T.Watanabe, E.Skrzypczak, P.Snowden eds. Tokyo: Kenkyusha. 2003 (5th edition)
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme пемыдлун
Meaning 1 darkness ывла пемыдлунас синъяс эс сразу велавны
'it took time for the eyes to get used to the darkness of the street'
Meaning 2 ignorance вермасьны пемыдлункöд
'to fight ignorance'
Reference
Comment КомиРС 489
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme xavar
Meaning 1 dark
Meaning 2 ignorant
Reference
Comment АрмРС 290
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Moksha
Lexeme шобда
Meaning 1 dark
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant
Reference Serebrennikov et al. 1998: 871
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme temnyj
Meaning 1 dark «В темной комнате горит одна свеча.» И.С.Тургенев.
'"In the dark room only one candle is burning" (I.S. Tourgenev)'
Meaning 2 ignoramus, dipstick «Внезапная мысль озарила наконец его темный умишко.» И.С.Тургенев
'"A sudden thought flashed in finally his dark little mind" . Turgenev'
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Erzya
Lexeme чопода
Meaning 1 dark оршамс чопода платия
'to put on a dark dress'
Meaning 2 ignorant чопода ломанть
'dark people'
Reference
Comment ЭрзРС 755
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme àn
Meaning 1 dark, gloomy, dim
Meaning 2 ignorant
Reference
Comment БКРС 2450.
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme mič’i
Meaning 1 dark мичIи йиф
'dark night'
Meaning 2 ignorant
Reference
Comment (LezgRus 241). The same in Tabassaran (МУЧIУ), cf. (TabRus 238).
ACCEPTED Realization 11
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme tamobhūta
Meaning 1 covered with darkness
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant
Reference MW
Comment MW 438, Кочергина 236
ACCEPTED Realization 12
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme hēi
Meaning 1 black, dark
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant, stupid
Reference
Comment БКРС 15836
ACCEPTED Realization 13
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme sötét
Meaning 1 dark (adj.) sötét szoba
'a dark room'
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant sötét fej
'an ignorant person (lit. a dark head)'
Reference MEK 1978: 1219
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 14
Type Polysemy
Language Azerbaijani
Lexeme zülmət
Meaning 1 shadow, darkness gecənin zülmətində
'in the darkness of night'
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorance zülmətdə yaşamaq
'to live in ignorance'
Reference Azərbaycanca-rusca lüǧet 2006: 2, 980
Comment
NEW Realization 15
Type Polysemy
Language Ingush
Lexeme баьдел
Meaning 1 darkness
Direction
Meaning 2 ignorant
Reference Bekova et al. 2009: 158
Comment