Number of realizations

15

low (location)

bad (ethically)

Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 pod
Lexeme 2 podlyj
Meaning 1 under
Direction
Meaning 2 mean
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Comment
Realization
Type Borrowing
Language 1 Old French
Language 2 English
Lexeme 1 bas
Lexeme 2 base
Meaning 1 'low'
Direction
Meaning 2 'lacking moral worth; cowardly, despicable' a base, degrading way of life
"a base, degrading way of life"
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Comment (OERD 116)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Azeri
Lexeme alçaq
Meaning 1 low
Direction
Meaning 2 mean, base
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Comment АзРС 14. The same in the Gagauz алчак (ГРМС 44).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme low
Meaning 1 low
Direction
Meaning 2 mean, base a low trick
"a low trick"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme nizkij
Meaning 1 low низкий рост
"short height"
Direction
Meaning 2 low низкий поступок
"a mean act"
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Armenian
Lexeme 1 c‘ac (ցած)
Lexeme 2 c‘achogi (ցածհոգի)
Meaning 1 low
Direction
Meaning 2 mean, base
Reference АрмРС
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Comment АрмРС 666
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme йувуз
Meaning 1 low йувузгъа бар-
"to fall, to descend (lit. To go down)"
Direction
Meaning 2 mean, humiliating йувуз эть-
"to lower, to humiliate (lit. to make low)"
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Comment КРПС 252.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme aşaa
Meaning 1 bottom
Direction
Meaning 2 mean, vile
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Comment ГРМС 63.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme niedrig
Meaning 1 'not high' niedriger Wasserstand
"'a low water level'"
Direction
Meaning 2 'morally low, base' niedrige Triebe, Instinkte;
"'low instincts';"
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Comment (Duden 2741-42)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme humilis
Meaning 1 low arbor humilis
"low tree"
Direction
Meaning 2 mean qui umquam apparitor tam humilis? tam abjectus?
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme 1 sāfil-
Lexeme 2 safil-
Meaning 1 'low' (Lane 1375)
Direction
Meaning 2 'low, base, vile, ignoble, mean, sordid (of man)' (Lane 1374)
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme door
Meaning 1 below, at the bottom ширээн доор
"under the table"
Direction
Meaning 2 worse нохойноос доор
"worse than a dog"
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Comment БАМРС. Сюда ли монгольский пример.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme bas
Meaning 1 low (location) une chambre au plafond bas
"a low-ceilinged room"
Direction
Meaning 2 despicable, abject une basse vengeance
"base revenge"
Reference Larousse online
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme lav
Meaning 1 low (location)
Direction
Meaning 2 bad, immoral
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme låg
Meaning 1 low (location) ett lågt staket
"a law fence"
Direction
Meaning 2 bad (ethically) låga syften
"a base goal"
Reference SAO
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