young stupid 3 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Cognates
Language 1 Russian
Language 2 Polabian
Lexeme 1 glupyj
Lexeme 2 glaipe
Meaning 1 stupid, silly
Direction
Meaning 2 young
Reference
Comment ЭССЯ, VI, 152
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Kurdish
Lexeme ĵāhil
Meaning 1 young
Direction
Meaning 2 stupid
Reference
Comment Цаболов I, 492. Cf. also te Pers. джаhел 1. igorant; unexperienced 2. young. Both have been borrowed from the Arabic ğāhil- 'incompetent, ignorant'
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Cognates
Language 1 Arabic
Language 2 Ancient Hebrew
Lexeme 1 fatiya
Lexeme 2 pty (qal)
Meaning 1 to be young
Direction
Meaning 2 to be untidy, to let others deceive oneself (HALAT 925)
Reference
Comment In Arabic there is also fatā´ 'young man' (BK II 541). In Old Hebrew there is also petī 'young, unexperienced, simple-minded person' (HALAT 929) - this is possibly a case of syncretism.