Number of realizations

6

to dissolve in liquid (tr.)

to solve (a problem)

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme solve
Meaning 1 to dissolve
Direction
Meaning 2 to solve (problem) to solve an algebra equation
"to solve an algebra equation"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme lösen
Meaning 1 to dissolve in Wasser gelöste Mineralien
"minerals dissolved in water"
Direction
Meaning 2 to decide ein Rätzel lösen
"the problem could not be solved"
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Comment Duden 2458
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme lucel
Meaning 1 to dissolve šak(h)arə lucel ǰrum
"to dissolve sugar in water"
Direction
Meaning 2 to decide xndirə lucel
"to solve a problem"
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Comment АрмРС 280
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Azeri
Lexeme hәll
Meaning 1 disspation
Direction
Meaning 2 solution
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Comment АзРС 116. Borrowed from Arabic in both meanings.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kurdish
Lexeme halīn-
Meaning 1 to melt, to dissolve
Direction
Meaning 2 to be solved (problem)
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Comment The Kurdish word from the Arabic hall 'dissipation, solution (substance), solution (of a problem)'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme ḥalla
Meaning 1 to dissolve, melt, liquefie
Direction
Meaning 2 to solve a problem, a riddle
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Comment Lane 619. The verb means also 'to untie, undo', and this meaning is given in the dictionary as primary. The verb is borrowed into Kurdish and Azeri.