Number of realizations

5

firm, solid

quick

Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language 1 Old English
Language 2 English
Lexeme 1 fæst
Lexeme 2 fast
Meaning 1 strong, solid
Direction
Meaning 2 quick, fast
Reference
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Comment Buck 986, Bosworth, Toller 267
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Old East Slavic
Language 2 Bulgarian
Lexeme 1 чьрствыи
Lexeme 2 čevrăst
Meaning 1 hard
Meaning 2 healthy, strong; quick, nimble
Reference
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Comment Срезневский 3, 1567-1568
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme žëstkij
Meaning 1 hard, harsh
Direction
Meaning 2 quick, nimble
Reference
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Comment The second meaning is dialectal (West., Kursk. - СРНГ 9, 146)
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Russian
Language 2 Czech
Lexeme 1 krepkij
Lexeme 2 křepký
Meaning 1 strong, solid
Meaning 2 quick, nimble
Reference
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Comment Cf. Also ЭССЯ 12: 135-138
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Slovenian
Language 2 Czech
Lexeme 1 dréčen
Lexeme 2 dričné
Meaning 1 corpulent, stout
Meaning 2 quick, nimble
Reference
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Comment The Czech word is dialectal