Number of realizations

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head

mind (n.)

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lak
Lexeme bak'
Meaning 1 head
Direction
Meaning 2 head (mind) бакI бусса инсан
"smart person, a person with a brain"
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Comment (Khajdakov 1962: 50)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme atama (頭)
Meaning 1 head 私は頭を数回振った
"I shook my head a few times."
Direction
Meaning 2 intelligence, brain 今日は頭がさえません
"My brain doesn't seem to be working well today."
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Comment EDICT.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme q’il
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 intelligence, mind кьил авай инсан
"intelligent, wise person (=having a head)"
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Comment (LezgRus 203). The same in Tabassaran (КIУЛ), cf. (TabRus 214).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme head
Meaning 1 head to move one's head
"to shake one's head"
Meaning 2 mind (n.) accounts which he kept in his head
"accounts which he kept in his head"
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Comment The Germanic lexeme has the polysemy of this type in: Dutch, Swedish, Danish; in derived words also in Old Icelandic (Аркадьев 2002, 64-65)
Realization
Type Borrowing
Language 1 Buriat
Language 2 Russian
Lexeme 1 толгой
Lexeme 2 talagoj
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 head, mind, intelligence, smart person
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Comment in the Russian idioms of Buryatiya Аникин 2000, 529
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Saamic
Lexeme вуэййв
Meaning 1 head выгклэ вӯйвэнѣ
"to shake one's head"
Meaning 2 mind (n.) тэдт олма лӣ вӯйвэнѣ; вуэйвлесьт воаррад
"This person is smart (has a head), has a calculating mind"
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Comment СаамРС, 60
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Dutch
Lexeme kop
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 intelligence
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Comment Similarly the Germ. Kopf (Аркадьев 2002, 64-65)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme golova
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 intellect, mind У этого парня хорошая голова
"This guy is clever."
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Comment Cf. also Х - это голова (=intelligent, knowledgeable)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme kelle
Meaning 1 head
Meaning 2 intelligence ам гзаф келле авайди я
"He has a brain, he is intelligent."
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Comment (LezgRus 155)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme gaval
Meaning 1 skull гавалд чинь гараа угаамз
"I will wash my hands in your skull"
Meaning 2 wise head, ckever cookie
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme kichwa
Meaning 1 head ninaumwa nа kichwa
"my head is aching"
Meaning 2 intelligence kichwa baridi
"a clear head, a lucid mind"
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Comment Polikanov
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme tête
Meaning 1 head lever la tête
"to raise one’s head"
Direction
Meaning 2 mind, intellectual faculty (avoir, être) une bonne tête; grosse tête
"to have a good head; an intellectual"
Reference CNRTL
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme hode
Meaning 1 head ha vondt i hodet
"to have a headache"
Direction
Meaning 2 mind (n.) ha hodet fullt av planer; bruke hodet
"to have a head full of plans; to think"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme hoved
Meaning 1 head løfte hovedet
"to raise one’s head"
Direction
Meaning 2 mind, memory tankerne flyver/farer gennem hovedet
"throughts are running through one’s head"
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme huvud
Meaning 1 head ha ont i huvudet
"to have a headache"
Direction
Meaning 2 mind, memory hon har ett gott huvud; han har huvudet fullt av idéer
"she has a good head; is head is full of ideas"
Reference SAO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Abaza
Lexeme qa
Meaning 1 head qa zqw ʕʷətʃ’ʕʷəs
"smart person, a person with a head"
Direction
Meaning 2 mind (n.)
Reference Tugov 1967
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Comment